Ist 20mg Tablet

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Introduction

Ist 20mg Tablet is a vasodilator and uterine relaxant. It is used in the treatment of premature labor (when the uterus starts contracting for birth too early than usual). It is also helpful in the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases.

Ist 20mg Tablet can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as your doctor's advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

Dizziness is the most common side effect of the medicine. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. To lower the chance of dizziness, you must rise slowly, if getting up from a sitting or lying position or avoid driving or attention requiring activities.

Before taking the medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had heart problems or bleeding disorders. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. You must avoid taking part in any strenuous or stressful activities to prevent premature labor.

Uses of Ist Tablet

Benefits of Ist Tablet

In Treatment of Premature Labor

Ist 20mg Tablet prevents abnormal contractions of uterus muscles and relaxes them. It widens blood vessels to help increase blood flow and improve circulation to the smooth muscles of the uterus. This prevents premature labor and miscarriage. Take it as prescribed and follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

In Treatment of Peripheral vascular disease

Peripheral vascular disease refers to the condition of disturbed blood circulation in blood vessels. Ist 20mg Tablet helps the blood flow freely around your body thereby preventing a heart attack or stroke (or deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism). Make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthy and staying active) to maximize the effectiveness of this medicine.

Side effects of Ist Tablet

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 Ist

  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations

How to use Ist Tablet

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. Ist 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ist Tablet works

Ist 20mg Tablet is a beta-adrenergic agonist. It works by preventing the contractions of the smooth muscles in the uterus. Thus, it relaxes the uterus to prevent premature labor. It also helps in widening blood vessels to increase blood flow, thereby improving blood circulation to certain parts of the body (such as the hands/feet, brain). Therefore, it also treats peripheral vascular disease.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ist 20mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ist 20mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ist 20mg Tablet 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
UNSAFE
Ist 20mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ist 20mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ist 20mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ist Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ist 20mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Ist 20mg Tablet 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
  • Ist 20mg Tablet 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylpropane Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL
Action Class
Beta 2 agonist - Uterus

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Q. What is Ist 20mg Tablet and what is it used for?

Ist 20mg Tablet belongs to the group of medicines called vasodilators and uterine relaxants. It is used in the treatment of premature labor, a condition when the uterus starts contracting too early than usual. It may also be used in the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases.

Q. How and in what dose should I take Ist 20mg Tablet?

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 Ist 20mg Tablet?

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

Q.  What are the possible side effects of using Ist 20mg Tablet?

The common side effects of Ist 20mg Tablet are trembling, nervousness, weakness, dizziness, flushing, tachycardia, chest pain, nausea, and vomiting. If any of these side effects bother you, consult with your doctor.

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References

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Anhox Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., B/504 & 505, Shapath Hexa, Opp. Gujarat High Court, S. G. Highway,Sola, Ahmedabad: 380060.
Country of origin: India

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