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Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation

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

Introduction

Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation is a general anesthetic. It is used in major surgical procedures. It allows the procedures to be carried out without pain and distress. This medicine is used in a hospital setting only.

Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation causes loss of consciousness which is reversible. It is administered under the supervision of a doctor or a nurse in a hospital or clinical setting. You should not self administer this medicine.

The most common side effects include shivering, nausea, vomiting, high-grade fever, decreased blood pressure, and irregular heartbeat. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Also, inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any known allergy to this medicine before the start of the procedure. It may cause an increase in intracranial pressure which is the pressure inside the skull which can affect the ability to drive. It is also advised not to operate machinery because of these effects.

Uses of Isoflurane Usp Solution for inhalation

Benefits of Isoflurane Usp Solution for inhalation

In General Anaesthesia

Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation is a general anesthetic. It is used to induce a reversible loss of sensation and consciousness during major surgeries in a hospital setting by a specialised doctor known as an anaesthetist. It is generally very safe, works quite quickly and will allow carrying out of the procedure without causing pain and distress.

Side effects of Isoflurane Usp Solution for inhalation

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 Isoflurane Usp

  • Shivering
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • High grade fever
  • Irregular heartbeats

How to use Isoflurane Usp Solution for inhalation

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Isoflurane Usp Solution for inhalation works

Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation is put into a special anaesthetic machine (vaporiser) where it becomes a gas. Thereafter, it mixes with the oxygen that you breathe in, and induces reversible loss of consciousness. This allows surgical procedures to be carried out without pain and distress.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation 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
Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation is given by a vaporizer under the supervision of a doctor only.
  • Your doctor will monitor you regularly for blood pressure, pulse rate and heartbeat during the treatment.
  • It makes you feel sleepy. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Organofluoride derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
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Q. Is Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation a controlled substance?

No, it's not a controlled substance

Q. Is Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation carcinogenic?

No, Isoflurane Usp Liquid For Inhalation not carcinogenic.

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References

  1. Patel PM, Patel HH, Roth DM. General Anesthetics and Therapeutic Gases. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 543-44.
  2. 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. 737-40.
  3. Medscape. Isoflurane. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Isoflurane. Deerfield, Illinois: Baxter Healthcare Corporation; 2010. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Baxter (India) Private Limited, 2nd Floor, Tower-C, Building No.8, DLF Cyber City, DLF Phase-II, Gurgaon-122 002, Haryana, India
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