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Infumol IV Injection

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Introduction

Infumol IV Injection helps in relieving moderate pain and reducing fever. It effectively alleviates pain and reduces fever for the short-term in cases following surgery or in cases where oral administration is not possible.

Infumol IV Injection is administered by a doctor or a nurse and should not be self-administered. Depending on the severity of your underlying illness, your doctor will decide the precise dose and schedule as per which this injection is to be given. It starts working within one hour. Inform your doctor if you are also taking other medications containing paracetamol to avoid an overdose. You should let your doctor know if your pain or fever does not subside.

Vomiting, difficulty sleeping, and constipation may be seen as side effects in some patients. Consult your doctor if these side effects do not resolve with time and persist for a longer duration of time. Inform your doctor immediately if any rash or allergic reaction is observed while taking this medicine.

Pregnant and nursing women should use it under medical supervision only. It should be used with caution in patients with liver and kidney disease or alcohol abuse. It is not recommended in patients with severe or active liver disease.

Uses of Infumol Injection

Benefits of Infumol Injection

In Pain relief

Infumol IV Injection is a painkiller used to treat aches and pains. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It is effective in relieving pain caused by headache, migraine, nerve pain, toothache, sore throat, period (menstrual) pains, arthritis, and muscle aches. It is given as an injection by your doctor or healthcare provider and should not be self-administered.

In Fever

Infumol IV Injection is also used to reduce a high temperature (fever). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever. It may be prescribed alone or in combination with other medicines. You should take it as advised by your doctor.

Side effects of Infumol 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 Infumol

  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Constipation
  • Itching
  • Anxiety

How to use Infumol Injection

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

How Infumol Injection works

Infumol IV Injection is an analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-pyretic (fever reducer). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and fever.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Infumol IV Injection.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Infumol IV Injection is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Infumol IV Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Infumol IV Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Infumol IV Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Infumol IV Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Infumol IV Injection contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Infumol IV Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Infumol IV Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Infumol IV Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you forget to take Infumol Injection?

If you miss a dose of Infumol IV Injection, consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Infumol IV Injection helps in relieving moderate pain and fever for the short-term, especially following surgery.
  • Inform your doctor if you are also taking other medications containing paracetamol.
  • Inform your doctor if you suffer from liver disease, severe kidney disease, or alcohol abuse.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms such as feeling or being sick, weight loss, pale skin (pallor), or abdominal pain within the first 24 hours as it indicates an overdose.
     
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
P-Aminophenol Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
Analgesic & Antipyretic-PCM

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Infumol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Neil, Sanim
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
Diagnosed with viral fever along with rashes on the body. Pain in eyes since three days. Pain when open and when blinking.
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Orbital pain is common with viral fever. Go to physician for fever. It will be relieved with relief in fever
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FAQs

Q. How is Infumol IV Injection administered?

Infumol IV Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only. It should not be self-administered. The dose of the medicine will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Infumol IV Injection.

Q. What if I vomit after taking Infumol IV Injection?

If you vomit in less than 30 minutes after having a dose of Infumol IV Injection tablets or syrup, take the same dose again. If you vomit more than 30 minutes after a dose of tablets or syrup, you do not need to take another dose, until the next normal dose.

Q. What are the serious side effects of taking excess Infumol IV Injection?

Overdose of Infumol IV Injection may cause severe life-threatening liver injury as a serious side effect. Taking more than the prescribed dose may also cause kidney injury, decreased platelet count and even lead to coma. Early symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting and general tiredness. Immediately consult a doctor or reach an emergency in case of a suspected overdose.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Infumol IV Injection?

Usually you will start feeling better after about half an hour of taking Infumol IV Injection.

Q. Is Infumol IV Injection an antibiotic?

No, Infumol IV Injection is not an antibiotic. It works as a painkiller and as a medicine which brings down high fever.

Q. Is Infumol IV Injection safe for children?

Infumol IV Injection is considered safe for children only when used as directed by the doctor.

Q. Can I take Infumol IV Injection and ibuprofen together?

Ibuprofen and Infumol IV Injection are safe medicines, but both should not be used together. Consult your doctor if you are not sure.

Q. Does Infumol IV Injection make babies sleepy?

No, Infumol IV Injection does not make babies sleepy. It is a pain relieving medicine which is used to control high fever.

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Country of Origin: India

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