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food interaction for THIOTAL

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pregnancy interaction for THIOTAL

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medicine interaction for THIOTAL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Thiotal 500mg injection at a fixed time.
Thiotal 500mg injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Thiotal 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR THIOTAL

    Thiopental Sodium(500 mg)

    Uses

    Thiotal 500mg injection is used in anesthesia

    How it works

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

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR THIOTAL

    3 Substitutes
    3 Substitutes
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    • THIPEN 500MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 39.05/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 39.05
      pay 105% more per injection
    • ANESTHAL 500MG INJECTION
      (5 ML injection in vial)
      Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 6.48/ML of injection
      generic_icon
      Rs. 32.42
      save 66% more per ML of injection
    • THIOPENTAL 500MG INJECTION
      (1 injection in vial)
      Vhb Life Sciences Inc
      Rs. 52.90/injection
      Injection
      Rs. 52.90
      pay 178% more per injection

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    Expert advice FOR THIOTAL

    • 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR THIOTAL

    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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)