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Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection


Overview

Introduction

Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to treat pain, swelling, stiffness and joint pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and acute musculoskeletal injuries. It is given in cases where oral administration is not possible.

Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Inform your doctor if you have any history of heart disease or stroke. Please consult your doctor in case any injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness are observed.

Vomiting, stomach pain, nausea and indigestion are some of the common side effects that might be observed on taking this medicine. It may also cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.

Uses of Potpar Injection

Side effects of Potpar Injection

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain / epigastric pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Loss of appetite
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Potpar Injection

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

How Potpar Injection works

Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Potpar Aqua 75mg Injection as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Potpar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Patient Concerns

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I have frozen shoulder after stroke. What to do
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Intra articluar injection can be given for pain relief
I am suffering from tennis elbow for last 2 months please give guidance about it.Its on my left hand knee.Doctor suggest me to take completely ten days and give me some medicines and tube.He says me it's a very long time treatment.please give guidance how to kill tennis elbow complentely
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
Dont do anythin that causes painStart with eccenteric loading exercisesIf no relief within 3 weeks consider an injection
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FAQs

Q. Can Potpar hurt your kidneys?

Long-term use and high doses of Potpar may cause renal problems such as protein or blood in urine and painful urination. Patients who are at maximum risk of developing kidney problems include people who are dehydrated, have heart failure, impaired kidney function, hypertension, elderly, who are on medicines which cause excess urination (diuretics), or medicines which have significant impact on kidney function. Hence, for such patients kidney function monitoring is recommended.

Q. Does Potpar make you drowsy?

Potpar can cause drowsiness and also dizziness, fatigue (tiredness) and visual disturbances. However, it is not very common and may not affect everyone. If you experience these symptoms avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.

Q. What is the most important information I need to know about Potpar?

It is important to know that Potpar may increase your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. The risk is more if you take higher doses and have been using the medicine for a longer time. Also, taking Potpar may cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in your stomach and intestine. These problems may happen without warning symptoms at any time during treatment and may even cause death.

Q. Can Potpar be taken during pregnancy?

You should not take Potpar during the last 3 months of pregnancy as it may cause damage to your baby. It can also lead to reduced labor. Hence, it is best to avoid using Potpar during the first 6 months. In some cases, your doctor may prescribe Potpar weighing its benefits and risks.

Q. Does Potpar get you high?

No, Potpar does not get you high. It does not have an abuse potential (drug-seeking behavior) and does not cause physical or psychological dependence.

Q. Is Potpar a good painkiller?

Potpar is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used for various sorts of pain such as sprains, strains, and other injuries, various types of arthritis, gout and pain and inflammation following surgery.

Q. Is Potpar a narcotic?

No, Potpar is not a narcotic. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines.

Q. How should Potpar injection be administered?

Potpar injection should only be given by a healthcare professional. It can be given deep into the muscle (intramuscularly), preferably in buttock, under the skin (subcutaneously), or directly into a vein (intravenously) as a bolus and not as infusion. The dose should not exceed the prescribed quantity and injection should not be given for more than 2 days.

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