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Emecad 0.25mg Injection

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Emecad 0.25mg Injection

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Primary uses of Emecad 0.25mg Injection

MRP
150
5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Emecad Injection

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Uses of Emecad Injection

Emecad 0.25mg Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.
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Emecad Injection side effects

Common

Fatigue, Headache, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Injection site allergic reaction, Constipation.

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How to use Emecad Injection

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

How Emecad Injection works

Emecad 0.25mg Injection is an antiemetic (anti-nausea medicine). It inhibits the action of serotonin, a chemical messenger that can trigger nausea and vomiting.

In Depth Information on Emecad Injection

Expert advice for Emecad Injection

  • Take Emecad 0.25mg Injection 30 minutes before your food.
  • If you vomit within 30 minutes after taking the Emecad 0.25mg Injection, take the same amount again. If vomiting continues, check with your doctor.
  • If Emecad 0.25mg Injection is used for a short duration, for e.g. 6 -10 days, the risk of side-effects is minimal (well-tolerated).
  • You can use oral disintegrating film/strip (medicated strip that dissolves when comes in contact with a wet surface) form of the Emecad 0.25mg Injection if you are nauseous to swallow a tablet or capsule.
  • If you are using Emecad 0.25mg Injection in the form of oral disintegrating film/strip:
    • Make sure your hands are dry.
    • Immediately place the film/strip on the top of the tongue.
    • The film/strip will dissolve in seconds and you can swallow it with your saliva.
    • You do not need to drink water or other liquids to swallow the film/strip.
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Emecad Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Emecad Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Emecad 0.25mg 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.
Lactation
Emecad 0.25mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Emecad 0.25mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Emecad 0.25mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Emecad 0.25mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
SAFE
Emecad 0.25mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Emecad 0.25mg Injection is recommended.

What if you miss a dose of Emecad Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Emecad 0.25mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Emecad Injection

Frequently asked questions about Palonosetron

Emecad hydrochloride or Emecad is a serotonin (5HT3) antagonist
Q. What is it used for?
Palonosetron hydrochloride or palonosetron is a serotonin (5HT3) antagonist used to prevent moderate to severe nausea and vomiting induced by cancer chemotherapy. It may also be used to prevent nausea and vomiting for up to 24 hours following a surgery (postoperative nausea and vomiting)
Emecad belongs to a class of antiemetic medications called serotonin (5HT3) antagonists. It binds to special sites called serotonin 5HT3 receptors and blocks the action of serotonin, a naturally released chemical in the body that triggers nausea and vomiting.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Emecad with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Emecad with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin, Ruffy
Emecad with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf, Codine Sulphate, Codeine Phosphate, Markodin
Emecad with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Emecad with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag
Emecad with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old
Emecad with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Emecad with Dextropropoxyphene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dextropropoxyphene: Parvodex
Emecad with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Emecad with Citalopram
MODERATE
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