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Isofast 40 mg Tablet SR


Overview

Uses of Isofast Tablet SR

Isofast Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations

How to use Isofast Tablet SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Isofast 40 mg Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Isofast Tablet SR works

Isofast 40 mg Tablet SR is a beta-2 agonist. It works by preventing the contractions of the smooth muscles in the uterus. This prevents premature labor.

Isofast Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Isofast 40 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Isofast 40 mg Tablet SR is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Isofast 40 mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Isofast 40 mg Tablet SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Isofast 40 mg Tablet SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Isofast 40 mg Tablet SR for the treatment of premature labor.
  • It may also be used in the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases.
  • Avoid stress or any kind of strenuous activity to prevent premature labor
  • Isofast 40 mg Tablet SR may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience a rash or irregular heartbeats or if you have bleeding disorders, glaucoma, or heart disease.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Isofast

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Sir I am pregnant of 30wk Complain I have abdomen pain
Dr. Asmita Kaundal
Infertility and Gynaecologist
please see ur obstetrician in person it cld ve preterm labor pain toou might need admission in that casen no medicine vl help in such pain
Dear sir I suffered with premature ejaculation from 2009, please suggest me best medication.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take confido tablet 2 tablet twice, neo tablet 2 tablet twice with water
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How and in what dose should I take Isofast?

Take this medicine, as per the advice of your doctor. The dose and duration depend on your exact medical condition. However take it at the same time of each day, to help you remember it.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while taking Isofast?

You should consult your doctor, immediately if your contractions begin again or your water breaks.

Q.  What are the possible side effects of using Isofast?

The common side effects of Isofast are trembling, nervousness, weakness, dizziness, flushing, tachycardia, chest pain, nausea, and vomiting. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with your doctor.

Q. What is Isofast and what is it used for?

Isofast contains a medicine called Isoxsuprine. It is used in the treatment of premature labor, a condition when uterus starts contracting too early than usual. It may also be used in the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases.

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References
  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 747-48.
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