Mephentine 30Mg Injection
Mephentine 30Mg Injection is mainly used to steady blood pressure levels in hypotensive states, for instance, following spinal anesthesia. It is a sympathomimetic agent with mainly indirect effects on adrenergic receptors.
Although the central stimulant effects of this medicine are much less than those of amphetamine, its continued use may lead to amphetamine-type dependence. Some categories of the active ingredient of this medication are adrenergic agents, adrenergic agonists, cardiac stimulants excl. cardiac glycosides, cardiac therapy, Phentermine, sympathomimetics, vasoconstrictor agents.
This medicine is an alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist, but it also works indirectly by releasing endogenous norepinephrine. Cardiac output and systolic and diastolic pressures are usually increased. A change in heart rate is variable, depending on the degree of vagal tone. Sometimes the net vascular effect may be vasodilation. Large doses may depress the myocardium or produce effects in the central nervous system.
Inform your doctor about all the medication you are on as well as all your allergies to foods and medications (herbal or homoeopathic) as well as your full medical history. The effect of Mephentine 30Mg Injection on pregnant women is unknown so far. Using the medicine in larger doses by pregnant women may affect the unborn baby.
Primary use of this medication is as follows:
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Mephentine 30mg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. 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?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
What is the onset of action?Information not available.
How long is the duration of effect?Information not available.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Mephentine 30Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of this medicine, please consult your doctor.
Are there any overdose instructions?One must contact the doctor in case of overdosing.
This medicine falls under the category of an alpha-adrenergic receptor agonist. It also works by producing endogenous norepinephrine. The medication can result in vasodilation. It might also work by suppressing the myocardium.
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
MedicineThis medication interact with monoamine oxidase inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, ergot alkaloids, oxytocin, cyclopropane and halothane. Thus concomitant use of these must be avoided.
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