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Esocard 100 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction of Esocard Injection

Esocard 100 mg Injection is a medicine used for treatment of increased heart rate and abnormal heart rhythm. It is also used for rapid reduction in blood pressure in hypertensive emergency (severely increased blood pressure). This medicine is particularly useful when patient is unconscious, for example during surgery, or when patient cannot take orally. It is administered under the supervision of a doctor. Frequent blood pressure monitoring is required as it may cause hypotension (low blood pressure). Dizziness and headache may occur in some patients as side effects.

Uses of Esocard Injection

Esocard Injection side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Cold extremities

How to use Esocard Injection

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

How Esocard Injection works

Esocard 100 mg Injection is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It works by slowing down the heart rate and makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

Esocard Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Esocard 100 mg Injection. Taking esmolol with alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Esocard 100 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Esocard 100 mg 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
It is not known whether Esocard 100 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE
Esocard 100 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Esocard 100 mg Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function test, and potassium levels may be advised.
Liver
Esocard 100 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Esocard 100 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • It may cause dizziness. If this happens to you, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • It can hide symptoms of low blood sugar if you are diabetic. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.
  • Do not stop taking Esocard 100 mg Injection suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Esocard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax, Elbose, Nuvog
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Miglicon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tamocas
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Esocard

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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
Skin Specialist
Visit emergency for an injection at that place Instant reliefTake tab teczine 10mg -1tab at bedtime for itching
Hypertensive drug that given to safe
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
All common hypertensive are safe
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FAQs

Q. Is Esocard a vasodilator?

Esocard belongs to the class of drugs called beta-blocker, and can dilate blood vessels

Q. Is Esocard a vesicant?

Yes. Esocard is a vesicant and can cause skin discoloration and necrosis if it leaks during infusion

Q. Is Esocard a vasopressor?

Esocard is a vasodilator

Q. How is Esocard supplied?

Esocard is supplied in the form of solution for injection or infusion

Q. What is Esocard drip?

Esocard drip is the Esocard solution for injection or infusion

Q. Why is Esocard short acting?

Esocard is short acting as it undergoes quick breakdown (hydrolysis) and has an elimination half-life of about 9 mins.

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Samarth House, 168, Bangur Nagar, Off Link Road, Near Ayappa Temple & Kallol Kali Temple, Goregaon (W), Mumbai - 400 090.
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