Vasocon Injection

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Introduction

Vasocon Injection is used in the treatment of life-threatening emergencies like severe allergic reaction and cardiac arrest. It rapidly relieves breathlessness and wheezing by relaxing the airways. It also stimulates the heart and increases the blood pressure.

Vasocon Injection also improves the swelling of face or tongue and hives seen in allergic reaction. It is given under the supervision of a doctor. Doctor may closely monitor your blood pressure, heart rate or ECG till you became stable. You should continue all your other medicines that are advised by the doctor for your long-term treatment even after this injection.

Common side effects associated with this medicine includes headache, restlessness, tremor, and palpitations. This medicine is used with caution for some people. Thus, if possible 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.

Benefits of Vasocon Injection

In Severe allergic reactions

Vasocon Injection is used along with emergency medical treatment to treat life-threatening allergic reactions caused by insect bites or stings, foods, medications, latex, and other causes. It reduces allergic reactions by reducing inflammatory response caused by the release of a chemical called histamine, that is responsible for various symptoms of allergic reactions like shortness of breath, hives, swelling, inflammation etc.

In Cardiac arrest

Vasocon Injection contains a hormone called adrenaline, that stimulates the heart and promotes blood flow. It is a proven life-saving treatment for people whose heart s have stopped working all of a sudden due to an emergency condition called cardiac arrest. Its action is fast though it has a very short duration of action. It is given in an emergency condition to save life by a trained healthcare professional only.

Side effects of Vasocon 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 Vasocon

  • Headache
  • Palpitations
  • Tremor

How to use Vasocon Injection

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

How Vasocon Injection works

Adrenaline is an alpha- and beta-adrenergic agonist. It relaxes muscles in your lungs and relieves spasm, wheezing, and shortness of breath that occurs during a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis).

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Vasocon Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vasocon 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vasocon Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Vasocon Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vasocon Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vasocon Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Vasocon Injection?

If you miss a dose of Vasocon Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • It is usually given as an injection into your muscle. In cases of medical emergencies, it may be given through a vein. 
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or anything requiring mental focus until you know how Vasocon Injection affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Catecholamines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Sympathomimetics agonist

Interaction with drugs

Taking Vasocon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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140, Damji Samji Industrial Complex, Mahakali Caves Rd., Andheri(East), Mumbai-93.
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2021

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