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Thipen 500 mg Injection


Overview

Introduction of Thipen Injection

Thipen 500 mg Injection is a prescription medicine used for producing general anesthesia. It is also used as truth serum because it alters certain functions in the brain and make the person incapable of lying. It has now been used to reduce intracranial pressure also.

Thipen 500 mg Injection works by causing reversible loss of consciousness to allow surgery without pain and distress. This injection is given in hospital settings under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It is important to provide medical history and inform doctor if you are suffering from cardiovascular disease, asthma or myasthenia gravis as special care is needed in administering this medicine to such patients.

Some of the common side effects includes skin rash or pain at the site of injection, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and vertigo. It may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus. You should avoid drinking alcohol or taking other medications that cause drowsiness after taking this medicine as it may result into serious effects. Ensure that you practice additional pregnancy control methods as this medicine may decrease the effectiveness of the birth control pills.

Uses of Thipen Injection

Thipen Injection side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Drowsiness
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Vertigo

How to use Thipen Injection

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

How Thipen Injection works

Thipen 500 mg Injection is a general anaesthetic. It works by causing reversible loss of consciousness to allow surgery without pain and distress.

Thipen Injection related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Thipen 500 mg Injection
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Thipen 500 mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Thipen 500 mg Injection is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Thipen 500 mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Thipen 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Thipen 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Thipen 500 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Thipen 500 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Thipen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Powermet, Supermet, Grumet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise, Poplol
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Thipen

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I have Heal pain problem since last three years. Treatment from many orthopedic surgeon but no relief from it. Take two injections, 1) local anesthesia, 2) steroid. Please guide me to do further treatment.Attached x ray n USG
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
USG findings suggest Retro-calcaneal bursitis Please avoid wearing foot wear which rub of touch on the affected area Do Hot Fomentation and apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Flotrip-plus thrice daily and Tab Tendocare twice daily for 5 days
I want my all teeth transplant Is it very painful?? If not plzz tell me the suitable time and the approximate cost diringDuring the entire procedure
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Dentist
All painful procedures are done under local anesthesia where the area of treatment will be anaesthetisedFor full dentures upper n lower removable typ it will cost u around 10-30 k ,depends on the type.of denture u chooseAnd for implant supported dentures it may cost u arounf 60-80 k in total
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FAQs

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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References
  1. Thiopental sodium. Galashiels: Kyowa Kirin Ltd.; 1999 [revised Oct. 2017]. [Accessed 19 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Thiopental Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 19 Mar 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Chaves RG, Lamounier JA. Breastfeeding and maternal medications. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2004;80(5 Suppl):S189-S198. [Accessed 22 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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