Thiopental 500mg Injection

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Composition for Thiopental 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Thiopental Injection

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Uses of Thiopental Injection

Thiopental 500mg Injection is used in Anesthesia.
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Side effects of Thiopental Injection

Common

Drowsiness, Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Vertigo.

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How to use Thiopental Injection

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

How Thiopental Injection works

Thiopental 500mg injection causes a reversible loss of consciousness allowing surgery to facilitate surgery without pain and distress.

In Depth Information on Thiopental Injection

Expert advice for Thiopental 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Thiopental 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Thiopental 500mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Thiopental 500mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Thiopental 500mg Injection should be used with caution durin
g lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Thiopental 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
Thiopental 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Thiopental 500mg Injection is recommended.

Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Aprecap 125mg Capsule, Betaone 50mg Tablet XL, Betaone XL 25mg Tablet, Starcad-Beta 50mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Thiopental 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for 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.

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