Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion

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Introduction

Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion is a combination medicine used as short term fluid replacement after trauma. It works by restoring blood plasma lost due to severe bleeding.

Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor. The dose depends on what you are taking it for and the severity of your condition. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s advice while taking this medicine.

The medicine is generally safe with no common side effects. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease. Tell your doctor about pregnancy or breastfeeding before taking this medicine. Your doctor also needs to know what other medicines you are taking as there are many which interact with this medicine and affect the way it works.

Uses of Nirtran Infusion

  • Short term fluid replacement after trauma

Benefits of Nirtran Infusion

In Short term fluid replacement after trauma

Appropriate fluid replacement is very essential to restore normal brain activity and other vital functions of the body to promote healing as well as speedy recovery. Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion helps restore this fluid imbalance and aids in improving the overall health of the patient. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered.

Side effects of Nirtran Infusion

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 Nirtran

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Nirtran Infusion

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

How Nirtran Infusion works

Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion is a combination of two medicines: Dextran 40 and Dextrose. They are derived from natural sources of sugar (glucose) and work by restoring blood plasma lost due to severe bleeding. Plasma is required to circulate red blood cells that deliver oxygen throughout the body.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion
₹0.79/ml of Infusion
Microspan D 10gm/5gm Infusion
Claris Lifesciences Ltd
₹0.86/ml of infusion
9% costlier

Quick tips

  • Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion is used to provide your body with extra water and carbohydrates (calories from sugar). It is used when a patient is not able to drink enough liquids or when additional fluids are needed after any surgery or trauma.
  • It should be used with caution in patients with diabetes, hypokalemia (low potassium), peripheral edema (swelling in the arms, feet, or legs)
    or pulmonary edema (when fluids build up in the lungs).
  • Your blood sugar level will be monitored regularly while taking Nirtran 5D 10gm/5gm Infusion.

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References

  1. Dextran 40 + Dextrose. Kirkland, Québec: Pfizer Canada Inc; 2017. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Dextran 40 + Dextrose. Lake Forest, Illinois: Hospira; 2018. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

5th Floor, Commerce House 5, Near Vodafone office, Behind YMCA club, Prahaladnagar Road, Ahmedabad-380051
Country of origin: India

MRP
393.75
Inclusive of all taxes
500 ml in 1 bottle
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