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Pasetron 0.25mg/5ml Injection

Manufacturer: United Biotech Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Palonosetron
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Pasetron 0.25mg/5ml Injection is a 5-HT3 antagonist. It is given post-cancer surgery to prevent feelings of vomiting and nausea caused by chemotherapy. It functions by prohibiting the action of serotonin in parts of the brain and the nervous system.

On using Pasetron 0.25mg/5ml Injection you may experience side effects such as headache, problems with bowel movement, chills, decreased urge to urinate, acidity, drowsiness, drying of the mouth, cough, bloating, bloody or black stools, eye irritation, feelings of discomfort, joint pain, muscle pain, skin rash, eye soreness, fatigue and rapid weight loss. Should the reactions persist or should any adverse reactions show consult your doctor.

Before using this medication tell your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Pasetron 0.25mg/5ml Injection, you have any other allergies, you have a history of heart disorders, you are taking apomorphine or any other medication, you are pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.

The dosage for Pasetron 0.25mg/5ml Injection is determined by the doctor based on your condition and medical history. However, the usual dose in adults is about 0.5 mg taken orally (capsule) an hour before chemotherapy or 0.25 mg by IV infusion given as a single dose half an hour before chemotherapy.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Chepatron 0.25mg injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Chepatron 0.25mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. 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?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Palonosetron, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

This medication belongs to the class of an antiemetic. It works by antagonizing the 5HT3 receptor, a subtype of serotonin receptors found in the body to inhibit serotonin activity.

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

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