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Xamdex 100mcg Injection

Prescription Required
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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Xamdex 100mcg Injection is a prescription medicine used to provide sedation (a state of calm, drowsiness, or sleep) for adult patients in intensive care settings. It may also be used for awake sedation during diagnostic and surgical procedures.

Xamdex 100mcg Injection is given as an infusion (drip) into a vein under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It is important to inform your doctor if you are suffering from any medical conditions like slow heart rate, low blood pressure, neurological disorder, severe liver problems, or have ever developed a serious fever after some medicines, especially after taking anesthesia. Your doctor will monitor the cardiac and respiratory state after providing this injection.

Common side effects of this medicine include dryness in the mouth, decreased blood pressure, and slow heart rate. Consult your doctor if these side effects do not improve with time or worsen. They may be able to suggest ways to prevent or reduce the side effects.

Uses of Xamdex Injection

  • Sedative

Side effects of Xamdex 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 Xamdex

  • 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 100mcg Injection works by modulating the action of certain chemical messengers in the brain that relieves pain and induces sleep.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Xamdex 100mcg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Xamdex 100mcg 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Xamdex 100mcg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as Xamdex 100mcg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Xamdex 100mcg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Xamdex 100mcg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Xamdex 100mcg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Xamdex 100mcg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Xamdex 100mcg Injection
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Quick Tips

  • Xamdex 100mcg Injection is given as an infusion into the veins by healthcare professionals only.
  • Your doctor will closely monitor your heart rate, blood pressure, breathing rate and oxygen level during the treatment.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

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Imidazole Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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A case of subclinical hypothyroidism with tsh value 20 and t3, t4 both normal detected incidentally on screening After 3 months on thyronorm75 (thyroxin75) Tsh still elevated 10 On physical exam nothing suggestive of hypothyroidism Suggest next step of management
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
u have to increase the dosage, take 100mcg daily
My mom aged 69yrs regularly taking electroxin daily 100mcg 1 tablet. I want to know at this age 100mcg is necessary. I am thinking of overdose at this age. opinion Pls. Refer the names of doctor thyroid specialist consulting at home for my mom pls
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
If TSH is normal with 100mcg then it's the correct dose
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FAQs

Q. What is Xamdex 100mcg Injection/Xamdex 100mcg Injection HCL used for?

Xamdex 100mcg Injection. Xamdex 100mcg Injection 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 100mcg Injection/ is Xamdex 100mcg Injection 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 100mcg Injection approved by FDA?

Yes, Xamdex 100mcg Injection approved by FDA

Q. Does Xamdex 100mcg Injection cause amnesia/pain on inje ction/bradycardia?

Xamdex 100mcg Injection 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 100mcg Injection work?

Xamdex 100mcg Injection activates the central 2A receptors which causes sedation and analgesia.

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