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Alphadex 100 mcg Injection


Overview

Uses of Alphadex Injection

Alphadex 100 mcg Injection is used for sedative.

Alphadex Injection side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Slow heart rate

How to use Alphadex Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Alphadex Injection works

Alphadex 100 mcg Injection works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that relieves pain and induces sleep.

Alphadex Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Alphadex 100 mcg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alphadex 100 mcg 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.
Lactation
Alphadex 100 mcg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Not relevant, as Alphadex 100 mcg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
SAFE
Alphadex 100 mcg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Alphadex 100 mcg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Alphadex 100 mcg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Alphadex 100 mcg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Alphadex 100 mcg Injection
Dextomid 100mcg Injection
Neon Laboratories Ltd
₹390/ml of Injection
30% costlier
Dexem 100mcg Injection
Themis Medicare Ltd
₹345/ml of Injection
15% costlier
₹232/ml of Injection
save 23%
Dexmedine Injection
Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹200/ml of Injection
save 33%
Dexem 100mcg Injection
Themis Medicare Ltd
₹423.5/ml of Injection
41% costlier

Expert Advice

  • You may be monitored for change in heart rate and blood pressure during treatment with dexmedetomidine.
  • Dexmedetomidine should not be infused for periods >24 hours. It is not necessary to discontinue the drug prior to extubation (removal of tube placed in windpipe) provided that duration of infusion is ?24 hours.
  • Continuous cardiac and respiratory monitoring is recommended in patients receiving dexmedetomidine infusion.
  • Use with caution if you have abnormally slow heart rate, low blood pressure, low blood volume (e.g. after bleeding), certain heart disorders, neurological disorder (e.g. head or spinal cord injury or stroke), severe liver problems or have ever developed a serious fever after some medicines, especially anaesthetics.
  • Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Do not breastfeed while on Dexmedetomidine.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Alphadex

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My daily routine is very sedative. The day I walk a bit my legs start paining severly. I am overweight but coz of this issue cant workout even. Also my iron level is low. Please suggest what to do
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Consult a Dietician and get a low calorie diet with an aim to decrease weight by 2 kg every month. And start a walk everyday initially according to time you can withstand and slowly increase the duration
How i manage bp? What diet i must follow? Drinking bear is ok or not? I suffer symptom of bluring,sedative,nausea sensation is it about bp? I take tab telmisartan & indapamide this have any side effect?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Salt restriction regular exercise.all meds have some side effects but we must weigh. The benefits vs effects
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FAQs

Q. What is Alphadex/Alphadex HCL used for?

Alphadex. Alphadex HCL is used to provide sedation (a state of calm, drowsiness or sleep) for adult patients in intensive care settings (i.e. in initially intubated and mechanically ventilated patients or non-intubated patients prior to and/or during surgical and other procedures)

Q. What class is Alphadex/ is Alphadex a controlled substance?

It is a sedative that belongs toclassof drugs called centrally active selective 2A agonists.It is not a controlled drug/substance

Q. Is Alphadex approved by FDA?

Yes, Alphadex approved by FDA

Q. Does Alphadex cause amnesia/pain on inje ction/bradycardia?

Alphadex is given as an infusion (drip) into veins. It may cause pain at injection site and low heart rate (bradycardia). It does not cause amnesia

Q. How does Alphadex work?

Alphadex activates the central 2A receptors which causes sedation and analgesia.
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