Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection

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

Introduction

Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection is a medicine used in the urgent treatment of hypertensive emergency (severely increased blood pressure). It also helps to treat severe hypertension in pregnancy, when rapid control of blood pressure is essential.

Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection brings about an immediate reduction in blood pressure and the workload of the heart. It is administered by a doctor and requires continuous blood pressure monitoring.

Common side effects of this medicine include dizziness, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, indigestion, paresthesia, nasal congestions, ejaculation disorders, impotence, and edema. Let your doctor know if they persist or get worse. They may be able to suggest ways to prevent or reduce the side effects.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding then you should always inform the doctor. Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection brings about an immediate reduction in blood pressure and the workload of the heart. It is administered by a doctor and requires continuous blood pressure monitoring.

Uses of Gravidol Injection

Benefits of Gravidol Injection

In Treatment of Hypertensive emergency

Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection blocks the effect of some chemicals on your heart and blood vessels. This slows down the heart rate and helps the heart beat with less force thereby lowering your blood pressure. This medicine is injected into a vein under the supervision of a doctor. It is used for immediate reduction of very high blood pressure (hypertensive emergency). A controlled blood pressure reduces the risk of having a heart attack, stroke, or kidney problems.

Side effects of Gravidol 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 Gravidol

  • Dizziness
  • Ejaculation disorder
  • Vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Impotence
  • Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Edema (swelling)

How to use Gravidol Injection

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

How Gravidol Injection works

Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection is an alpha and beta blocker. It works by slowing down the heart rate and relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • It is given as an injection into veins or as drip under the supervision of a medical professional.
  • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection, and inform your doctor if it has not improved.
  • Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may cause you to feel lightheaded or weak especially when you stand up (orthostatic hypotension). Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • It is best to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection as it may make the side effects worse.
  • Do not stop taking Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection suddenly as it can cause your blood pressure to rise suddenly, thereby increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Salicylamide derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Gravidol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabinese
SERIOUS
Brand(s): No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Is Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection safe?

Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection is generally considered a safe medicine if it is taken as directed by the doctor. The side effects that result with use of Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection occur during the first few weeks of treatment and disappear with time.

Q. Why is Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection used in pregnancy?

It is important to appropriately treat high blood pressure in pregnancy. Studies have shown that poorly controlled high blood pressure in pregnancy can lead to an increased risk of certain birth defects, stillbirth, reduced growth of the baby within the womb, and premature birth. For some women with high blood pressure, treatment with Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection in pregnancy might be considered to be the best option. Your doctor is the best person to help you decide what is right for you and your baby.

Q. Does Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection cause itching?

Yes, itchy skin, a rash or tingly scalp are common side effects of Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection. Speak to your doctor if the itchiness or rash gets worse or lasts for more than a week.

Q. Is it safe to use Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection in patients with diabetes?

Diabetic patients while using Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection should regularly check the blood sugar levels. Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection may make it difficult to recognize the warning signs of low blood sugar such as shaking and a racing heartbeat. Consult your doctor if the blood sugar levels are reduced while taking Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection.

Q. Does Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection affect heart rate?

Gravidol 5mg/1ml Injection slows down your heart rate and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. Your doctor may regularly check your blood pressure and pulse (heart rate) during therapy to determine your response to the medicine.

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References

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: April, 2021

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