Pyrolate Injection

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Introduction

Pyrolate Injection is an anticholinergic medication. It is used in the treatment of drooling or excessive salivation before operation and it even reverses the unwanted effects of certain medicines used during surgery (muscle relaxants). It also helps to treat peptic ulcers when oral medication is not tolerated.

Pyrolate Injection is given by your doctor or nurse. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen.

The most common side effects of this medicine include dry mouth, urinary retention, blurred vision, photophobia, dilation of the pupil, cycloplegia, ocular hyperemia, tachycardia, bradycardia, palpitation, and reduced sweating. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness.

Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma, myasthenia gravis, heart failure, and high blood pressure.

Uses of Pyrolate Injection


Side effects of Pyrolate Injection

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 Pyrolate

  • Urinary retention
  • Blurred vision
  • Dilatation of pupil
  • Cycloplegia (paralysis of the ciliary muscle of the eye)
  • Ocular hyperemia
  • Slow heart rate
  • Palpitations
  • Reduced sweating

How to use Pyrolate Injection

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

How Pyrolate Injection works

Pyrolate Injection is an anticholinergic medication. It works by blocking the activity of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) in the brain. This helps dry up secretions (saliva, stomach acid etc.) from glands before surgery, increases a low heart rate and reverses the unwanted effects of certain medicines used during surgery (muscle relaxants and anaesthetics). By lowering stomach acid content, it also helps treat peptic ulcers.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Pyrolate Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pyrolate Injection 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
Pyrolate Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Long-term use of Pyrolate Injection might reduce milk production.
Driving
UNSAFE
Pyrolate Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Pyrolate Injection may affect vision and coordination. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pyrolate Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pyrolate Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Pyrolate Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Pyrolate Injection is used before an operation, to reduce saliva and other secretions and to make the stomach contents less acidic.
  • It may also be used to reduce side effects of muscle-relaxing drugs and to prevent of slowing of heart beat during surgery.
  • It is given as an injection into a muscle or into a vein. 
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Pyrolate Injection may cause dizziness and blurred vision.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Synthetic Quaternary Ammonium
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Anticholinergic - Anaesthesia

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FAQs

Q. Is Pyrolate Injection a narcotic?

No, Pyrolate Injection is not a narcotic. It is given before surgery to reduce secretions in the mouth, throat, airways, and stomach. Doing this will reduce the formation of saliva and other secretions and ease the operation. Pyrolate Injection is also given before or during the surgery, to prevent slowness of the heart beat during surgery.

Q. Does Pyrolate Injection cause tachycardia?

Yes, Pyrolate Injection has its action on the heart which increases the heart rate (tachycardia). This property of the medication is utilized during surgery to prevent the fall of heart rate due to various other supplemental anesthetic medications.

Q. Can Pyrolate Injection cause constipation?

Yes, Pyrolate Injection can cause constipation because of its action on the intestine. It decreases the intestinal secretions and also decreases the gut motility which can result in constipation.

Q. Does Pyrolate Injection increase blood pressure?

Yes, Pyrolate Injection can sometimes lead to an increase in blood pressure. There are evidences where it has led to increased blood pressure. Therefore, when injected into a patient during a surgery, the heart rate and blood pressure are continuously monitored.

Q. I am on antidepressants currently. Can I take Pyrolate Injection?

No, some classes of antidepressant medicines can worsen the side effects of Pyrolate Injection and cause uneasiness for the patient. These antidepressant medicines may include tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline or imipramine), phenelzine, tranylcypromine, clozapine, etc. Therefore, do inform your doctor about your previous illness and the medicines you are taking before you take this medication. Your doctor may make the necessary adjustments.

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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2021

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