Coenac 400 Solution

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Coenac 400 Solution is an antidote medication. It is used in the treatment of paracetamol overdose (when you may have taken too much paracetamol medicine). It protects your liver and helps to reduce the extent of the injury.

Coenac 400 Solution is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor. It must be injected within 8 hours of paracetamol overdose. It can be given up to 24 hours, but medicine effective slow down when given after 24 hours of dosage overdose. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Always follow your doctor's advice while taking this medicine.

The most common side effects of this medicine include rash and hives. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them.

Before taking this medicine let your doctor know if you suffer from asthma, as close monitoring is required while taking this medicine. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy, or breastfeeding.

Uses of Coenac Injection

  • Treatment of Paracetamol toxicity

Side effects of Coenac 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 Coenac

  • Hives
  • Rash

How to use Coenac Injection

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

How Coenac Injection works

Coenac 400 Solution is an antidote for paracetamol poisoning. It works by increasing the level of glutathione, an antioxidant that neutralises the toxic products of paracetamol.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Coenac 400 Solution does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Coenac 400 Solution is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Coenac 400 Solution is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Coenac 400 Solution does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Coenac 400 Solution is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Coenac 400 Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Coenac 400 Solution is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Coenac 400 Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Coenac Injection?

If you miss a dose of Coenac 400 Solution, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Coenac 400 Solution is used for the treatment of paracetamol overdose (when you may have taken too much paracetamol).
  • It protects the liver from damage by the high levels of paracetamol.
  • It is very effective when given during the first 8 hours following paracetamol overdose. The effectiveness is reduced with time but it can still help when given within 24 hours. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
N-Acylated Alpha Amino Acids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Patient Concerns

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take Metron forte 400 mg twice a day for 2 days
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There is no toxicity as such. Please be specific in what respect are you asking.
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FAQs

Q. Is Coenac 400 Solution good for liver?

Yes, Coenac 400 Solution is good for the liver. It improves liver function and activity in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. It also prevents liver from toxic agents which can damage the liver. Additionally, it also prevents liver from damage in cases of drug overdose like paracetamol, etc.

Q. Does Coenac 400 Solution affect blood pressure?

Yes, Coenac 400 Solution by acting through various mechanism prevents the rise of blood pressure and maintains the normal functioning of the body. There are reports which show that Coenac 400 Solution can prevent damage to the inner lining of the blood vessels of the body, which will maintain the elasticity and vitality of the blood vessels. It also increases the antioxidants levels in the body hence preventing the body from oxidative damage.

Q. Does Coenac 400 Solution help anxiety?

There is no concrete evidence that Coenac 400 Solution can be used alone in the treatment of anxiety disorder. However, in some reports, it is shown that Coenac 400 Solution provides benefit by acting as an antioxidant. This property prove to be beneficial in psychiatric and neurological conditions when added to the normal treatment of the particular disorder. Do not take this medication without consulting your doctor. Contact the doctor for any query if you feel anxious.

Q. Is Coenac 400 Solution good for kidneys?

Yes, Coenac 400 Solution is beneficial when used in patients with impaired kidney functions. It is also used to prevent or minimize the damage caused by the use of contrast during investigations like CT scan or other body scans.

Q. Does Coenac 400 Solution need to be refrigerated?

Unopened vials of Coenac 400 Solution should be stored at room temperature. Once the medicine is opened and diluted it should be used within 3 hours as per the directions of the physician. It should not be stored above 25ºC. Once opened, the vials should be stored in refrigeration and if unused then should be discarded after 96 hours.

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: April, 2021

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