Menhydrin Injection 50 mg 25 Ampx1 mL

 172.50

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Drug Strength: 50 mg
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 25 Ampx1 mL
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Menhydrin Injection contains Dimenhydrinate | belongs to Monoethanol amine derivative

SKU: pg_14394_20154 Categories: ,

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    How it works

    Menhydrin Injection 50 mg 25 Ampx1 mL works by acting on the vomiting center in the brain and on the inner ear to reduce the symptoms of motion sickness and vertigo.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Menhydrin Injection 50 mg 25 Ampx1 mL

    • Headache
    • Dry mouth
    • Difficulty with passing urine
    • Drowsiness
    • Fatigue
    • Rash
    • Constipation
    • Difficulty in falling asleep
    • Vision disturbances

    Uses of Menhydrin Injection 50 mg 25 Ampx1 mL

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Motion sickness

      This medicine is used in the treatment of motion sickness, a condition characterized by symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, uneasiness, etc. which may be caused due to travel by air, car, boat, etc.

    • Vertigo and vestibular disorders

      This medicine is used in the treatment of vertigo and vestibular disorders, which may cause symptoms such as dizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, hearing changes, visual disturbances, etc.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 15-30 minutes of oral administration of the dose.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3 to 6 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as drowsiness and dizziness. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Menhydrin Injection 50 mg 25 Ampx1 mL or any other inactive ingredients present along with this medicine.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.

    General Warnings
    • Hepatic impairment

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Driving or Operating machinery

      Use of this medicine may cause symptoms such as blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

    • Seizures

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of seizure disorder due to the increased risk of recurrent seizures. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Prostatic hypertrophy

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with prostatic hypertrophy due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Glaucoma

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    • Use in pediatrics

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 2 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

    • Renal impairment

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      This medicine is usually taken on an as-needed basis. If you are on a scheduled dosing regimen of this medicine, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Amitriptyline moderate
    • Amantadine moderate
    • Topiramate severe
    • Duloxetine moderate
    • Chlorpromazine moderate
    • Zonisamide severe
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of cardiovascular diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any symptoms such as an irregular heart rate, dizziness, fainting, uneasiness, shortness of breath, etc. to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of vital signs, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. This medicine should be used with caution in patients less than 6 years of age and only under the supervision of your doctor.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    How to use Menhydrin Injection 50 mg 25 Ampx1 mL

    For IM administration, each mL (50 mg) of solution is injected as needed. For IV administration, inject diluted solution over a period of 2 min.
    Reconstitution: For IV administration, each mL (50 mg) of solution must be diluted in 10 mL of NaCl 0.9%.
    Stability: Store at 20°C-25°C (68°F-77°F). Protect from light.

    what are the adverse effects of Menhydrin Injection 50 mg 25 Ampx1 mL?

    Urticaria, drug rash, dryness of mouth, nose and throat, drowsiness, restlessness, excitation, nervousness, insomnia, euphoria, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, hypotension, blurred vision, diplopia, vertigo, tinnitus, palpitation, tachycardia, urinary frequency, difficult urination, urinary retention, auditory and visual hallucination (particularly when dosage recommendation are exceeded, cholestatic jaundice).

    What happens if I miss a dose of Menhydrin Injection 50 mg 25 Ampx1 mL?

    ORAL: Adults: 50-100 mg two or three times daily. Children: Under 1 yr, Not recommended; 1-6 yr, 12.5-25 mg; 7- 12 yr, 25-50 mg; both two or three times daily.
    INJECTION: Adults: IM/IV. 50 mg every 4 hr, max 100 mg every 4 hr. Children: Above 1 yr, IM 1.25 mg/kg or 37.5 mg/square meter 4 times daily, max 300 mg/day.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Menhydrin Injection 50 mg 25 Ampx1 mL. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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