OSMOFUNDIN 20% Injection 500ml

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Drug Strength: 20%w/v
Drug Form : Injection
Pack Size : 500ml
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Mannitol:20%w/v | Osmotic diuretics

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    Manufactured / Marketed By : Usmanco Product Form : InjectionPack Size : 500mlIngredients : Mannitol:20%w/vGeneric Category : Osmotic diuretics

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    How it works

    OSMOFUNDIN 20% Injection 500ml is a polyol (sugar alcohol) with a low molecular weight that is filtered at the glomerulus but not reabsorbed from the renal tubule. It exerts osmotic activity within the proximal convoluted tubule and the descending limb of the loop of Henle, which limits passive tubular reabsorption of water.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for OSMOFUNDIN 20% Injection 500ml

    • Headache
    • Dry mouth
    • Dehydration
    • Dehydration
    • Fluid and electrolyte imblance severe
    • Chest pain
    • Dizziness
    • Blurred vision severe
    • Nausea
    • Fast or irregular heartbeat rare
    • Reduced food intake rare
    • Uncontrolled shaking of arms or legs rare
    • Urinary incontinence rare

    Uses of OSMOFUNDIN 20% Injection 500ml

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Cerebral edema (Fluid accumulation in cerebral cavity)

      This medicine is used to reduce cerebral edema (brain swelling) by decreasing the intracranial pressure.

    • Oliguria (Low urine output)

      OSMOFUNDIN 20% Injection 500ml (PREM) 20 % INJECTION is used to treat oliguria by increasing the urine output.

    • Intraocular pressure (Fluid pressure inside the eye)

      This medicine is used to decrease the fluid pressure inside the eye (intraocular pressure).

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The estimated amount of time required for this medicine to show its effect is about 1 to 3 hours for diuresis, 30 to 60 minutes for lowering intraocular pressure, and 15 minutes for the reduction of intracranial pressure.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3 to 8 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

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

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before receiving this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Anuria

      This medicine is not recommended for patients with a known history of anuria (a condition where the kidney is unable to produce urine).

    • Severe pulmonary edema (Fluid accumulation in lungs)

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of severe pulmonary edema.

    • Progressive heart failure

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of progressive heart failure caused by OSMOFUNDIN 20% Injection 500ml (PREM) 20 % INJECTION therapy.

    • Intracranial bleeding (Bleeding inside the skull)

      Patients with a known history of intracranial bleeding are recommended not to take this medicine.

    • Severe dehydration

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe dehydration.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

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

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before receiving this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Volume and electrolyte depletion

      OSMOFUNDIN 20% Injection 500ml (PREM) 20 % INJECTION may alter the blood volume levels and electrolyte levels. This may cause dizziness, dry mouth, and acid-base imbalance. Close monitoring of blood pressure and electrolytes levels is necessary while taking this medicine. Report any symptoms such as weakness, lethargy, muscle pain, drowsiness, dizziness, irregular heartbeat, etc. to the doctor immediately.

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to OSMOFUNDIN 20% Injection 500ml (PREM) 20 % INJECTION.

    • Crystallization of solutions

      This medicine may crystallize when exposed to low temperatures. If crystals are visible, they can be dissolved by warming the solution in a hot water bath or a warming cabinet, followed by gentle agitation (shaking of the vial). Once crystals dissolve, allow the solution to cool to room temperature, reinspect for crystals, and use if crystals are not visible. The medicine should not be used if crystals are present. Please note that the method of warming may differ based on the manufacturer's recommendations.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Since this medicine is administered in the clinical/hospital set up by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

    • Overdose

      Since this medicine is administered in the clinical/hospital set up by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be provided by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Aminoglycoside antibiotics severe
    • Salbutamol moderate

    General Instructions

    OSMOFUNDIN 20% Injection 500ml (PREM) 20 % INJECTION will be administered by your doctor or a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have an allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical history to the doctor. This medicine is usually given at daytime to prevent sleep disturbance. Drink an adequate amount of water. Monitoring of kidney function and electrolytes levels is necessary during treatment with this medicine. This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of dizziness.

    Other details

    • Usage does not depend on food timings
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Does not cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver OSMOFUNDIN 20% Injection 500ml. 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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