Xamdex 100 mcg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Xamdex Injection
Xamdex 100 mcg Injection is used as sedation in intensive care unit (ICU).
Xamdex Injection side effects
Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Slow heart rate
How to use Xamdex Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Xamdex Injection works
Xamdex 100 mcg Injection works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that relieves pain and induces sleep.
Xamdex Injection related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Xamdex 100 mcg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Xamdex 100 mcg 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.
Lactation
Xamdex 100 mcg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Not relevant, as Xamdex 100 mcg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
SAFE
Xamdex 100 mcg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Xamdex 100 mcg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Xamdex 100 mcg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xamdex 100 mcg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Xamdex 100 mcg Injection
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Expert Advice

  • You may be monitored for change in heart rate and blood pressure during treatment with dexmedetomidine.
  • Dexmedetomidine should not be infused for periods >24 hours. It is not necessary to discontinue the drug prior to extubation (removal of tube placed in windpipe) provided that duration of infusion is ?24 hours.
  • Continuous cardiac and respiratory monitoring is recommended in patients receiving dexmedetomidine infusion.
  • Use with caution if you have abnormally slow heart rate, low blood pressure, low blood volume (e.g. after bleeding), certain heart disorders, neurological disorder (e.g. head or spinal cord injury or stroke), severe liver problems or have ever developed a serious fever after some medicines, especially anaesthetics.
  • Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Do not breastfeed while on Dexmedetomidine.

FAQs

Q. What is Xamdex/Xamdex HCL used for?
Xamdex. Xamdex HCL is used to provide sedation (a state of calm, drowsiness or sleep) for adult patients in intensive care settings (i.e. in initially intubated and mechanically ventilated patients or non-intubated patients prior to and/or during surgical and other procedures)
Q. What class is Xamdex/ is Xamdex a controlled substance?
It is a sedative that belongs toclassof drugs called centrally active selective 2A agonists.It is not a controlled drug/substance
Q. Is Xamdex approved by FDA?
Yes, Xamdex approved by FDA
Q. Does Xamdex cause amnesia/pain on inje ction/bradycardia?
Xamdex is given as an infusion (drip) into veins. It may cause pain at injection site and low heart rate (bradycardia). It does not cause amnesia
Q. How does Xamdex work?
Xamdex activates the central 2A receptors which causes sedation and analgesia.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
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