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Anesthal 500 mg Injection


Uses of Anesthal Injection

Anesthal 500 mg Injection is used in anesthesia.

Anesthal Injection side effects

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Drowsiness
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Vertigo

How to use Anesthal Injection

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

How Anesthal Injection works

Anesthal 500 mg Injection is a general anaesthetic. It works by causing reversible loss of consciousness to allow surgery without pain and distress.

Anesthal Injection related warnings

Anesthal 500 mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Anesthal 500 mg 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.
Anesthal 500 mg Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Anesthal 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Anesthal 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Anesthal 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Anesthal 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Anesthal 500 mg Injection
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₹41.3/ml of Injection
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Expert Advice

  • Take special care if you have heart disease, circulatory problems, anemia, increased pressure in brain, muscle weakness or degeneration, thyroid problems, asthma, burns, shock.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery especially during the first 24 to 36 hours after the injection as thiopental cause drowsiness and disorientation.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol or taking other medications that cause drowsiness (eg, sedatives, tranquilizers) while taking thiopental as it may lead to serious side effects.
  • Ensure that you practice additional pregnancy control methods as thiopental may decrease the effectiveness of the birth control pills.
  • Use thiopental with caution if you are an elderly patient, as you may be more sensitive to its effects, especially drowsiness, depression, or confusion.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Anesthal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Powermet, Supermet, Grumet
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise, Poplol

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Anesthal

I have Heal pain problem since last three years. Treatment from many orthopedic surgeon but no relief from it. Take two injections, 1) local anesthesia, 2) steroid. Please guide me to do further treatment.Attached x ray n USG
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
USG findings suggest Retro-calcaneal bursitis Please avoid wearing foot wear which rub of touch on the affected area Do Hot Fomentation and apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Flotrip-plus thrice daily and Tab Tendocare twice daily for 5 days
I want my all teeth transplant Is it very painful?? If not plzz tell me the suitable time and the approximate cost diringDuring the entire procedure
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
All painful procedures are done under local anesthesia where the area of treatment will be anaesthetisedFor full dentures upper n lower removable typ it will cost u around 10-30 k ,depends on the type.of denture u chooseAnd for implant supported dentures it may cost u arounf 60-80 k in total
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