ETILEFRINA 5MG C/20 TABS
What is it? What is it?
Etilefrine is a drug structurally related to adrenaline (a hormone produced by the adrenal medulla, which stimulates the sympathetic nervous system).
It binds to alpha2-adrenergic and beta adrenergic receptors. Raises blood pressure and heart activity, due to vasoconstriction (narrowing of the vessels) and cardiac stimulant.
What is it used? What is it used?
Acute circulatory failure due to infectious diseases, surgery, childbirth, poisoning, premature infants. Acute circulatory failure due to infectious diseases, surgery, childbirth, poisoning, premature infants.
Hypotension: in constitutional asthenia and chronic infectious diseases, convalescence from infectious diseases, operations, deliveries and school age. Hypotension: in constitutional asthenia and chronic infectious diseases, convalescence from infectious diseases, operations, deliveries and school age.
The elderly may need lower dosage to avoid the toxicity of this drug.
What precautions should be taken?
If you miss a dose take it as soon as possible, but if it is almost time for your next dose do not double and continue taking the medication as he had indicated.
Etilefrine is a banned substance in competitive sport and can failing a doping test.
If symptoms do not improve or worsen see your doctor
When should I use? When should I use?
In patients with coronary insufficiency (angina pectoris, myocardial infarction), cardiac dilation, cerebral arteriosclerosis, glaucoma, pheochromocytoma, Raynaud's disease, or in general, processes that course with episodes of vasoconstriction.
If you experience any allergic reaction stop taking the medication and contact your doctor immediately.
Can affect other medicines?
Some medications that interact with etilefrine are general anesthetics (chloroform, enflurane, halothane, isoflurane, methoxyflurane, trichlorethylene), antidepressants (imipramine), beta blockers (metoprolol, propranolol, timolol).
Tell your doctor about any other medicines you are taking.
What problems can occur with your job?
The adverse effects of etilefrine are rare, some of them are: peripheral vasoconstriction, hypertension, cerebral hemorrhage, pulmonary edema, tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmia, palpitations, anxiety, tremor, insomnia, confusion, irritation, headache.
Rarely can produce other effects such as hypotension with dizziness, flushing, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting. Rarely can produce other effects with hypotension Such As Dizziness, flushing, loss of appetite, nausea; vomiting.
Etilefrine should not be used during the first trimester of pregnancy and is recommended special clinical monitoring during the remainder of pregnancy and childbirth.
How do you keep? How do you keep?
Keep in cool, moisture, away from heat and direct light.
Keep out of reach of children. Keep out of reach of children.
Please ask your doctor for more information.