FORANE INHALER

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Composition for FORANE NA INHALER

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Primarily used for

General Anaesthesia
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Driving
1126.65
100 ML in 1 bottle
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Substitutes for FORANE

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of FORANE INHALER

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Uses of FORANE INHALER

Forane inhaler is used for general anaesthesia.
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Side effects of FORANE INHALER

Common

Rash, Erythema, Abnormal heart rhythm, Headache, Abnormal white blood cells, Shivering, Vomiting, Nausea, Abnormality of voluntary movements, Agitation, Apnea (absence of breathing), Nightmare, Liver dysfunction, Hyperventilation, Abnormal dreams, Abnormal behavior, Double vision, Hallucination, Thrombophlebitis, Generalized tonic-clonic seizure, Malignant hyperthermia (increased body temperature), Local site pain, Transient apnea, Increased respiratory rate , Stridor, Myoclonus, Hypertonia, Increased blood pressure, Tachycardia, Confusion, Increased white blood cell count (eosinophils), Slow heart rate, Respiratory depression, Nystagmus (involuntary eye movement), Decreased blood pressure.

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How to use FORANE INHALER

Check the label for directions before use. Shake the inhaler. While you are breathing in from mouth, press down on the inhaler one time to release the medication and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat until you have inhaled the number of puffs as suggested by the doctor.Afterwards, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and spit it out.

How FORANE INHALER works

Forane inhaler causes a reversible loss of consciousness allowing surgery without pain and distress.

In Depth Information on FORANE INHALER

Expert advice for FORANE INHALER

  • You will be continuously monitored for blood potassium levels during the operation, as the drug is known to raise blood potassium levels.
  • You may be constantly monitored during entire anaesthetic procedure to observe any signs of low blood pressure, changes in pulse rate, irregular heart beat and ventilation.
  • It may raise the intracranial pressure (the pressure inside the skull and thus in the brain tissue and cerebrospinal fluid) and impair the ability to drive or operate machinery for few days. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to isoflurane or any of its ingredients or any other inhalational anaesthetics.
  • Avoid if Patients has past or family history of malignant hyperthermia (rapid rise in body temperature).
  • Avoid if Patients has history of porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder).
Warnings
Special precautions for FORANE INHALER
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Forane inhaler 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
CAUTION
Patient should not drive or use machines for at least 24 hours after anaesthesia with isoflurane.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FORANE NA INHALER

Frequently asked questions for Isoflurane

Q. Is isoflurane a controlled substance?
No, it's not a controlled substance
Q. Is isoflurane carcinogenic?
No, isoflurane not carcinogenic.