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Tachyra 150mg Injection

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Product introduction

Tachyra 150mg Injection is used to treat various types of serious irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) such as fibrillation and tachycardia (increased heart rate). It is an anti-arrhythmic type of medicine which rapidly restores your heart to a steady and regular rhythm.

Tachyra 150mg Injection is given by a slow drip (infusion) into a vein under the supervision of a doctor. Continuous monitoring of blood pressure and heart rate may be needed while this medicine is administered. It is important that you keep having the injections until your doctor decides it is safe to stop them. After this, your doctor may prescribe tablets instead of the injection. If you stop taking this medicine, you may get dangerous uneven heartbeats, which can be life-threatening.

The most common side effects of this medicine include decreased blood pressure (hypotension), decreased heart rate (bradycardia), blurred vision, and application site reaction(pain, itching, and skin redness). This medicine can also cause problems with your liver, lungs, nerves, and thyroid gland. Ask your doctor what signs to look out for and report any symptoms you have. This medicine takes a long time to get cleared from the body. You may continue to have side effects after you stop using it. Ask your doctor about ways to prevent or reduce them.

Uses of Tachyra Injection

Benefits of Tachyra Injection

In Arrhythmia

Tachyra 150mg Injection belongs to a group of medicines called anti-arrhythmics. It works by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart. This helps control the uneven beating of your heart and helps it to beat normally. It is normally only given by injection in a hospital when a fast response is needed or when tablets have not worked or cannot be given. This medicine thus prevents serious health problems that can sometimes be fatal and reduces your risk of death.

Side effects of Tachyra 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 Tachyra

  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Slow heart rate
  • Blurred vision
  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Tachyra Injection

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

How Tachyra Injection works

Tachyra 150mg Injection is an anti-arrhythmic medication. It regulates heart beat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Tachyra 150mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tachyra 150mg 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.
Breast feeding
UNSAFE
Tachyra 150mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Tachyra 150mg Injection may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tachyra 150mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tachyra 150mg Injection is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Tachyra 150mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tachyra 150mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Tachyra 150mg Injection may cause hepatic injury. Dose adjustment may be required.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Tachyra 150mg Injection may cause blurring of vision. Avoid driving or any activity requiring focus until you know how it affects you.
  • It makes your skin sensitive towards sunlight. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing while going out.
  • Your doctor may do regular blood tests, chest X-rays, ECG, eye test, thyroid, liver and lung function tests while you are taking this medicine.
  • Notify your doctor if you develop breathlessness, persistent cough, jaundice, restlessness, weight loss/gain or eye problems.
  • Notify your doctor about all other medicines that you are taking as Tachyra 150mg Injection can interact with many medicines.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzofuran derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Class III Agents- anti arrhythmic

Interaction with drugs

Taking Tachyra with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alvastatin, Atalo, ETO
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Brand(s): Diltara, Diltanol, Dilt
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Brand(s): Norpace, Regubeat
Life-threatening
Brand(s): Fluvalip
Life-threatening

Patient concerns

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The ecg report is Sinus Arrhythmia and Short PR interval. What does it mean? What does it mean?
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FAQs

Q. Does Tachyra 150mg Injection affect blood pressure?

Generally, an oral tablet of Tachyra 150mg Injection does not affect blood pressure. But, when given through an injection intravenously (in the vein) then it may decrease in the blood pressure. To prevent this your doctor or nurse may give Tachyra 150mg Injection slowly. Along with that, you may also be prescribed medicines which increase blood pressure (vasopressor agents) to the infusion.

Q. What are the warning signals of liver toxicity caused by Tachyra 150mg Injection?

The warning signals of liver toxicity include yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice), tiredness, nausea, vomiting, dark-colored urine, pale-colored stools, loss of appetite, stomach pain or high temperature. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience these symptoms.

Q. What kind of vision problems occur with Tachyra 150mg Injection?

You may experience blurred vision or see a circle around dazzling light (halos). It may also make your eyes dry or sensitive to light. It can even cause permanent blindness. Therefore, consult your doctor in case you experience any such problems while on Tachyra 150mg Injection.

Q. What does Tachyra 150mg Injection do to the heart?

Tachyra 150mg Injection blocks certain electrical signals in the heart that can cause an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). This way, it helps to restore normal heart rhythm and maintains a regular, steady heartbeat.

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References

  1. Sampson KJ, Kass RS. Anti-Arrhythmic Drugs. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 834-37.
  2. Hume JR, Grant AO. Agents Used in Cardiac Arrhythmias. 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. 240-41.
  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 54-57.
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