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Vimendan 12.5Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Neon Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Levosimendan
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Vimendan 12.5Mg Injection is a flavonoid semi synthetic drug that is used in the treatment of blood vessel disorders like venous stasis, varicose veins, lymphedema, etc. Additionally, it helps to control and treat internal hemorrhoids and excessive thinning of the blood. It has several ways that it affects the body. It helps in the vasoconstriction of vein walls by extending the effect of norepinephrine on these walls. This helps in improving circulation through veins. Vimendan 12.5Mg Injection also has a similar effect on the lymph vessels thus improving lymphatic drainage as well. Additionally, by reducing prostaglandin levels in the body it helps in bringing down inflammation

Vimendan 12.5Mg Injection is contraindicated in the case of problems like kidney disease, diarrhea, sarcoidosis, high calcium levels in the blood, kidney Stone, Addison's disease, high amount of potassium in the blood, Thomson disease, etc. While information about the interaction of Vimendan 12.5Mg Injection with drugs, food ad alcohols is unavailable, it is still recommended to consult with a doctor prior to usage of the drug as the dosage will depend upon the medical history of the person and health conditions like pregnancy, preexisting diseases, etc. The usage of the drug has some common side effects like abdominal pain, diarrhea, headache which improve gradually with time.

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 Cardiologist before using this medicine.
  • Decrease In Blood Pressure

  • Headache

  • Nausea

  • Insomnia (Difficulty In Sleeping)

  • Hypokalemia

  • Increased Heart Rate

  • Constipation

  • Irregular Heart Rate

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Vimendan 12.5mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. 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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Vimendan 12.5Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Levosimendan, please consult your doctor.

Vimendan 12.5Mg Injection is used for decompensated congestive heart failure. Being calcium sensitizer, it binds itself to cardiac troponin C along with opening of the adenosine triphosphate potassium channels which lead to muscle relaxation. Sensitivity to calcium increases without a rise in intracellular calcium resulting in cardiac contractility.

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About Vimendan 12.5Mg Injection
What are the uses of Vimendan 12.5Mg Injection
What are the side effects of Vimendan 12.5Mg Injection ?
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What are the substitutes for Vimendan 12.5Mg Injection ?
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