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Fosphen 75Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Fosphenytoin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Fosphen 75Mg Injection is used for the control, treatment and prevention of conditions such as generalized tonic-clonic status epilepticus, and occurrence of seizures during neurosurgery. Fosphen 75Mg Injection works by modulating voltage-dependent sodium and calcium channels of neurons, thus inhibiting calcium flux across neuronal membranes, and enhancing the sodium-potassium ATPase activity of neurons and glial cells.

Do not use Fosphen 75Mg Injection if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it. Before using Fosphen 75Mg Injection tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding, if you suffer from diabetes, or if you have any upcoming surgeries. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions. Extreme caution should be taken while administering this medication to the elderly.

Fosphen 75Mg Injection should be taken in doses prescribed by the doctor. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Possible side effects of Fosphen 75Mg Injection include nausea, lightheadedness, headache, back pain, pelvic pain, headache, asthenia, hypotension and vasodilatation. If you experience side effects other than the ones listed above, you need to contact your doctor for immediate medical assistance.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.

  • Headache

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Sleepiness

  • Dry Mouth

  • Dizziness

  • Blurred Vision

  • Itching

  • Paresthesia (Tingling Or Pricking Sensation)

  • Nystagmus (Involuntary Eye Movement)

  • Tremor

  • Decreased Blood Pressure

  • Euphoria (Feeling Of Intense Excitement And Happiness)

  • Uncoordinated Body Movements

  • Altered Taste

  • Ringing In Ear

  • Slurred Speech

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Neofost 75mg injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Neofost 75mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Fosphen 75Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Fosphen 75Mg Injection is a prodrug which acts on sodium channels on the neuronal cell membranes to promote sodium efflux from neurons. This prevents neuron hyperexcitability and limits the origin and spread of epileptic seizure activity.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Serenace 5Mg Injection 1Ml

    Paropex 12.5Mg Tablet Cr

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