CAROPRAM 20MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR CAROPRAM 20mg injection

Doxapram(20mg)

food interaction for CAROPRAM injection

alcohol interaction for CAROPRAM injection

pregnancy interaction for CAROPRAM injection

lactation interaction for CAROPRAM injection

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Caropram 20mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Caropram 20mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR CAROPRAM 20mg injection

Doxapram(20mg)

Caropram injection uses

Caropram 20mg injection is used in the treatment of postanesthesia respiratory depression and drug induced cns depression.

How caropram injection works

Doxapram belongs to the class of drugs known as analeptics. It works by stimulating the breathing centre in the brain, thereby increasing the rate of breathing.
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Common side effects of caropram injection

Salivation, Headache, Nausea, Dizziness, Chest tightness, Throat tightness, Shortness of breath, Vomiting, Increased blood pressure, Cough, Slow heart rate, Seizure.

SUBSTITUTES FOR CAROPRAM injection

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Expert advice FOR CAROPRAM injection

  • Tell your doctor if you are experiencing wheezing, or if you suffer from any liver problem, or have a tumor of the adrenal glands (phaeochromocytoma) that causes persistent or episodic extreme rise in blood pressure.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as doxapram may cause dizziness.
  • Do not consume while taking doxapram as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Use of doxapram is not recommended in children <12 years.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR CAROPRAM 20mg injection

Doxapram

Q. Is doxapram a controlled substance?
Doxapram is not a controlled substance, however it is available only on the basis of valid prescription
Q. What is doxapram used for and how does it work?
Doxapram belongs to the class of drugs known as analeptics. It works by stimulating the breathing centre in the brain, thereby increasing the rate of breathing.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)