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Cebalol 20mg Injection

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Overview

Introduction

Cebalol 20mg Injection is a medicine used in the urgent treatment of hypertensive emergency (severely increased blood pressure). It also helps to treat severe hypertension in pregnancy, when rapid control of blood pressure is essential.

Cebalol 20mg Injection brings about immediate reduction in blood pressure and workload of the heart. It is administered by a doctor and requires continuous blood pressure monitoring.

You may feel weak or your blood pressure may decrease specially if you stand up. It is better to stand up slowly after getting this injection. It may cause dizziness also, so its better to avoid driving.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding then you should always inform doctor. Cebalol 20mg Injection brings about immediate reduction in blood pressure and workload of the heart. It is administered by a doctor and requires continuous blood pressure monitoring. Hypotension (low blood pressure) and dizziness may occur as side effects.

Uses of Cebalol Injection

Side effects of Cebalol Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cebalol

  • Dizziness
  • Allergic reaction
  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Difficulty in urination

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Dizziness
    This is usually short-lived and should go away within a few days. If this happens, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down until you feel better. Lying still in a dark, quiet room may help reduce the spinning feeling. Sleep with your head slightly raised on two or more pillows. Get up slowly from a lying or sitting position. Get plenty of rest and try to relax as being anxious can make it worse. Try taking this medicine at bedtime to reduce the symptoms. Drinking plenty of water and ginger tea may also help. Avoid alcohol, caffeine and smoking as it will make you feel worse. Avoid driving or using tools or machinery until you feel better.
  • Coping with Allergic reaction
    Avoid touching other areas of your body, especially your face. Wash the affected area with water. Put a cold compress such as an ice pack or wet washcloth on the itchy area in case of a mild reaction. Using moisturizing creams may also bring relief. Speak to your doctor if the itchiness or rash gets worse or does not go away. Get medical help right away if you see signs of severe allergic reactions such as difficulty breathing, swelling of face or throat, sudden weakness with dizziness and restlessness.
  • Coping with Ejaculation disorder
    Speak to your doctor as they may be able to change your medicine or offer other treatments that might help with the problem. Making healthy lifestyle changes and eating a healthy balanced diet can help. Lose weight if you are overweight. Exercise daily and try to reduce stress and anxiety. Avoid the use of alcohol, cigarettes or recreational drugs such as marijuana which can also affect sexual function. Counselling or psychotherapy can also be helpful.
  • Coping with Increased liver enzymes
    There may be no symptoms, so your doctor should carry out a blood test and give you advice. Some lifestyle changes can bring down levels of liver enzymes. In general, you will need to stop drinking alcohol or limit the amount you drink, lose weight and keep active. Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. Eat a healthy diet. Some particular foods like nuts, fatty fish, coffee, tea, olive oil, sprouts and bananas may be beneficial. Try to control stress as this can make your symptoms worse.
  • Coping with Difficulty in urination
    Relax when you try to pee. Don't try to force the flow of urine. If it doesn't happen, try again later. Limit drinks that increase urination such as coffee, tea and other caffeinated beverages. Continue to drink plenty of water each day. Gentle massage and hot compression on your lower abdomen can help relax your muscles and may improve your urine flow. Doing exercises that strengthen the bladder muscles such as pelvic exercise will be of help. Distract your attention by thinking about something else. Avoid alcohol and smoking because both can aggravate the condition. Talk to your doctor urgently if you can not pee at all.

How to use Cebalol Injection

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

How Cebalol Injection works

Cebalol 20mg Injection is an alpha and beta blocker. It works by slowing down the heart rate and relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cebalol 20mg Injection.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cebalol 20mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cebalol 20mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cebalol 20mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cebalol 20mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Cebalol 20mg Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Cebalol 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cebalol 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • It is given as an injection into veins or as drip under the supervision of a medical professional.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Cebalol 20mg Injection, and inform your doctor if it has not improved.
  • Cebalol 20mg Injection may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up (orthostatic hypotension). Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It is best to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Cebalol 20mg Injection as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking Cebalol 20mg Injection suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Salicylamide derivative
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cebalol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabinese
SERIOUS
Brand(s): No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Bee sting below middle finger, on palm yesterday. Swelling and redness today after approx 20 hours. No pain, only itching.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Dermatology
Visit emergency for an injection at that place Instant reliefTake tab teczine 10mg -1tab at bedtime for itching
I am allergic to prawns. .but today i had it by mistake so having severe stomach ache Please provide medicine
Dr. Anshul Varshney
Physician
Hi, Welcome To 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney. You should go to emergency and get hydrocortisone injection along with Avil injection. A combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone would help you greatly.
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FAQs

Q. Is Cebalol safe?

Cebalol is generally considered a safe medicine if it is taken as directed by the doctor. The side effects that result with use of Cebalol occur during the first few weeks of treatment and disappear with time.

Q. Why is Cebalol used in pregnancy?

It is important to appropriately treat high blood pressure in pregnancy. Studies have shown that poorly controlled high blood pressure in pregnancy can lead to an increased risk of certain birth defects, stillbirth, reduced growth of the baby within the womb, and premature birth. For some women with high blood pressure, treatment with Cebalol in pregnancy might be considered to be the best option. Your doctor is the best person to help you decide what is right for you and your baby.

Q. Does Cebalol cause itching?

Yes, itchy skin, a rash or tingly scalp are common side effects of Cebalol. Speak to your doctor if the itchiness or rash gets worse or lasts for more than a week.

Q. Is it safe to use Cebalol in patients with diabetes?

Diabetic patients while using Cebalol should regularly check the blood sugar levels. Cebalol may make it difficult to recognize the warning signs of low blood sugar such as shaking and a racing heartbeat. Consult your doctor if the blood sugar levels are reduced while taking Cebalol.

Q. Does Cebalol affect heart rate?

Cebalol slows down your heart rate and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. Your doctor may regularly check your blood pressure and pulse (heart rate) during therapy to determine your response to the medicine.

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