Caropram 20mg Injection

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Composition for Caropram 20mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Postanesthesia respiratory depression (Respiratory problems in the post-anesthesia care), Drug induced CNS depression
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5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Caropram Injection

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Uses of Caropram Injection

Caropram 20mg Injection is used in the treatment of postanesthesia respiratory depression and drug induced CNS depression.
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Side effects of Caropram Injection

Common

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

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How to use Caropram Injection

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

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..

In Depth Information on Caropram Injection

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Caropram 20mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Caropram 20mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Caropram 20mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caropram 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Caropram 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Caropram 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Caropram 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Caropram 20mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Doxapram

Caropram is not a controlled substance, however it is available only on the basis of valid prescription
Caropram 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.

Substitutes for Caropram

No substitutes found for this medicine
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