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Pentothal Injection

Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Pentothal Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Pentothal Injection

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Pentothal Injection

Uses of Pentothal Injection

Pentothal Injection is used in anesthesia.

Pentothal Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Pentothal are Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness), Drowsiness, Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Vertigo.

How to use Pentothal Injection

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

How Pentothal Injection works

Pentothal Injection is a general anaesthetic. It works by causing reversible loss of consciousness to allow surgery without pain and distress.
In Depth Information on Pentothal Injection

Expert advice for Pentothal Injection

  • Take special care if you have heart disease, circulatory problems, anemia, increased pressure in brain, muscle weakness or degeneration, thyroid problems, asthma, burns, shock.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery especially during the first 24 to 36 hours after the injection as thiopental cause drowsiness and disorientation.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol or taking other medications that cause drowsiness (eg, sedatives, tranquilizers) while taking thiopental as it may lead to serious side effects.
  • Ensure that you practice additional pregnancy control methods as thiopental may decrease the effectiveness of the birth control pills.
  • Use thiopental with caution if you are an elderly patient, as you may be more sensitive to its effects, especially drowsiness, depression, or confusion.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Pentothal Injection related warnings

Special precautions for Pentothal Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pentothal Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pentothal Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Pentothal Injection 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
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pentothal Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pentothal Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pentothal Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pentothal Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pentothal

I have Heal pain problem since last three years. Treatment from many orthopedic surgeon but no relief from it. Take two injections, 1) local anesthesia, 2) steroid. Please guide me to do further treatment.Attached x ray n USG
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
USG findings suggest Retro-calcaneal bursitis Please avoid wearing foot wear which rub of touch on the affected area Do Hot Fomentation and apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Flotrip-plus thrice daily and Tab Tendocare twice daily for 5 days
I want my all teeth transplant Is it very painful?? If not plzz tell me the suitable time and the approximate cost diringDuring the entire procedure
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Dentist
All painful procedures are done under local anesthesia where the area of treatment will be anaesthetisedFor full dentures upper n lower removable typ it will cost u around 10-30 k ,depends on the type.of denture u chooseAnd for implant supported dentures it may cost u arounf 60-80 k in total
I am married since 15 days and till date we don't have the full penetration. Every time I try to penetrate she complaints of severe pain and we stop there. Please suggest any muscle relaxant and local anesthesia with lubricating properties.
Dr. Vinod Raina
Sexologist
Take tab hifenac Mr bd for five days and apply ointment mucopain on walls of Viginal cavity
SUFFERRING WITH FROZEN LEFT HAND SHOULDER, DOING PHYSIOTHERAPY EXERCISES SINCE ONE MONTH NEGLIGIBLE IMPROVEMENT , ORTHOPAEDICS DOCTOR , STRETCHING THE HAND WITH FULL ANESTHESIA, IS IT POSSIBLE WITH LOCAL ANESTHESIA OR ANY OTHER METHOD TO RECOVER
Dr. Trilok Kumar Jha
Bone & Joint Specialist
Adv. Inj. Depomedrol locally, with local anaesthesia locally by a Orthopaedic surgeon, Active Physiotherapy, Tab Nucoxia MR 1 BD after meals, Cap Pantop DSR 1 daily before breakfast.
I am having anal fissure for almost 4 years have been to Doctor twice for the same. Haven't seen a permanent solution till now they gave some. Local anesthesia and some sugary syrup to. Loosen the stool what option I have,
Dr. Shallu Garg
Pain and Stress Management
Abhyarishtam 15-15 'll twice a day with equal quantity of water Hot sitz bath with KMnO4 Cap pilogest 1-1 twice a day Jatyadi tail apply locally

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Frequently asked questions about Pentothal Injection

Frequently asked questions about Thiopental Sodium
Q. How does sodium thiopental work as a truth serum?
Sodium thiopental alters certain functions in the brain to make the person incapable of lying and he/she may speak only the truth.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Pentothal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pentothal with Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aprepitant: Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
Pentothal with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport, Fosaprepit, Fosalon, FOSapretero, Fosa, Fospritant
Pentothal with Metoprolol Succinate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metoprolol Succinate: Powermet, Supermet, Grumet, Mettop, Met XL, XM Beta, Metwun, Metace, Metocor, Golbeta
Pentothal with Propranolol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Propranolol: Psycool, Proparise, Poplol, Capinol LA, Ranol, Reylol, Betapill, Zopilar, Bptab, Betasav
Pentothal with Celiprolol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celicard, Celipress
Pentothal with Pindolol
MINOR
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken

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