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Simenda 12.5mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store in a refrigerator (2 - 8°C). Do not freeze.

Product introduction

Simenda 12.5mg Injection is a medicine used for the treatment of heart failure. It increases the pumping activity of the heart and relaxes the blood vessels, which further improves the blood circulation throughout the body.

Simenda 12.5mg Injection is administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional and should not be self-administered. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the medicine for you. The doctor will closely monitor your blood pressure, heart rate, and ECG until you become stable. You can also improve the health of your heart by making some lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, cutting down on alcohol, eating well, taking regular exercise, and managing stress.

The most common side effects of this medicine include hypotension (low blood pressure), increased heart rate, nausea, constipation, and headache. This medicine may be used with caution for some people. Thus, you must inform the doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease. Also, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and about all the other medications that you are taking regularly.

Uses of Simenda Injection

Benefits of Simenda Injection

In Heart failure

Heart failure means your heart is weak and cannot pump enough blood to your lungs and the rest of your body. The most common symptoms are breathlessness, tiredness, and swelling in your legs, ankles, abdomen and other parts of your body. Simenda 12.5mg Injection makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body and is therefore an effective treatment for heart failure.
It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. This medicine will help relieve your symptoms, making you feel better and more energetic. You should make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthily and keeping active) to help this medicine be effective. Take it regularly and keep taking it even if you feel better.

Side effects of Simenda 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 Simenda

  • Headache
  • Increased heart rate
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)

How to use Simenda Injection

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

How Simenda Injection works

Simenda 12.5mg Injection makes the heart pump blood with more strength and force, which increases the blood circulation throughout the body.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Simenda 12.5mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Simenda 12.5mg Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Simenda 12.5mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Simenda 12.5mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Simenda 12.5mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Simenda 12.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Simenda 12.5mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Simenda 12.5mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Simenda 12.5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you forget to take Simenda Injection?

If you miss a dose of Simenda 12.5mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Simenda 12.5mg Injection
₹623.3/Injection
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Levosimed 12.5mg Injection
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₹316.54/injection
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Lemen 12.5mg Injection
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Quick tips

  • Simenda 12.5mg Injection is given as a drip into a vein (intravenous infusion) under the supervision of a doctor.
  • It makes you feel dizzy or lightheaded. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • You will be constantly monitored for changes in ECG, blood pressure and heart rate for at least 3 days after the treatment or until you become stable.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Hydrazone & pyridazine derivative {Phenylhydrazines}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Calcium sensitizer

Patient concerns

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What is BNP test? Pls explain. What is BNP ASSAY?My result is133.0 explain
Dr. Manju Singh
Homeopathy
BNP levels below 100 pg/mL indicate no heart failure. BNP levels of 100-300 pg/mL suggest heart failure is present. BNP levels above 300 pg/mL indicate mild heart failure. BNP levels above 600 pg/mL indicate moderate heart failure.The level of BNP in the blood increases when heart failure symptoms worsen, and decreases when the heart failure condition is stable
Myself is high B.P patients .There is some swelling in the face today . what is going on?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
Kidney damage or heart failure
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References

  1. Teerlink JR, Sliwa K, Opie LH. Heart Failure. In: Opie LH, Gersh BJ, editors. Drugs for the Heart. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Elsevier Saunders; 2013. pp. 180-81.
  2. Katzung BG, Parmley WW. Drugs Used in Heart Failure. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 210, 216.
  3. Simdax. Levosimendan. [Accessed 29 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 19 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
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5 ml in 1 vial
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