CLOPAM 1GM INJECTION

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Chandra Bhagat Pharma Pvt Ltd

Composition for CLOPAM 1GM INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Organophosphate Poisoing
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
337.72
₹16.89/injection
20 ML in 1 vial
SOLD OUT

Substitutes for CLOPAM INJECTION

UNIPAM 1GM INJECTION
Vhb Life Sciences Inc
₹191.43/injection
1034% costlier

Medicine Overview of CLOPAM INJECTION

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Uses of CLOPAM INJECTION

Clopam 1gm injection is used in the treatment of organophosphate poisoing.
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Side effects of CLOPAM INJECTION

Common

Nausea, Muscle weakness, Drowsiness, Headache, Dizziness, Double vision, Blurred vision, Increased blood pressure, Hyperventilation, Increased heart rate, Accomodation disturbance.

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How to use CLOPAM INJECTION

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

How CLOPAM INJECTION works

Clopam 1gm injection reactivates the enzymes blocked by many pesticides (organophosphates). It is an antidote used in the poisoning of these pesticides.

In Depth Information on CLOPAM INJECTION

Expert advice for CLOPAM INJECTION

  • Pralidoxime is not effective in the treatment of poisoning due to phosphorus, inorganic phosphates, or organophosphates not having anticholinesterase activity.
  • Do not take pralidoxime as an antidote for poisoning due to pesticides of carbamate class, as it may increase the toxicity of carbaryl.
  • You should seek treatment of organophosphate poisoning without waiting for the results of laboratory tests.
  • Seek for immediate medical attention if you have abnormal heartbeat, difficulty or trouble with breathing, increased muscle weakness, or severe tiredness after receiving this medicine.
  • Your breathing, blood pressure, oxygen levels, kidney function, and other vital signs will be watched closely while you are receiving pralidoxime.After treatment with pralidoxime, you may be watched for up to 72 hours to make sure that you no longer have any effects of the poison or drug overdose.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for CLOPAM 1GM INJECTION
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Clopam 1gm 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for CLOPAM 1GM INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Pralidoxime

Q. How does pralidoxime work?
Pralidoxime works by reactivating the enzyme acetylcholinesterase, which has been inactivated by pesticides or certain drugs, and breaks down the excess acetylcholine resulting from poisoning. Thus, it helps in reversing muscle weakness or respiratory depression caused by poisoning or drug over dosing.