G Thiopentone IV1gm
Gonoshasthaya Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with G Thiopentone IV.
G Thiopentone IV may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the d... View More
G Thiopentone IV is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and ... View More
G Thiopentone IV may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
G Thiopentone IV should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of G Thiopentone IV may be needed. Please consult your doc... View More
G Thiopentone IV should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of G Thiopentone IV may be needed. Please consult your doct... View More
G Thiopentone IV is a prescription medicine used for producing general anesthesia. It is also used as truth serum because it alters certain functions in... View More
Uses of G Thiopentone IV
Side effects of G Thiopentone IV
- Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
- Skin rash
How to use G Thiopentone IV
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How G Thiopentone IV works
G Thiopentone IV is a general anaesthetic. It works by causing reversible loss of consciousness to allow surgery without pain and distress.
- G Thiopentone IV is used to facilitate surgery without pain and distress.
- It is given as an injection into veins under the supervision of a doctor.
- It can cause severe drowsiness lasting for several hours. Do not drive or do anything that requires alertness for at least 24 hours.
- Inform your doctor if you have liver disease, thyroid disorder, severe heart disease, severe low blood pressure or a severe breathing disorder.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Status epilepticus, Induction of anesthesia, Reduction of raised intracranial pressure
Intravenous Induction of anaesthesia Adult: 100-150 mg of a 2.5 or 5% solution injected over 10-15 sec repeated every 30-60 sec according to response ... View More
Intravenous Induction of anaesthesia Child: 2-7 mg/kg over 10-15 seconds; repeated after 1 minute if needed.. Status epilepticus Child: 5 mg/kg b... View More
Renal impairment: Dose reduction may be needed.
Thiopental Sodium for Injection is contraindicated in patients with severe respiratory embarrassment, hypersensitivity to barbiturates, status asthmatic... View More
Mode of Action
Thiopental sodium, a short-acting barbiturate anaesthetic, is a CNS depressant inducing hypnosis and anaesthesia but not analgesia. It has also been use... View More
Hypovolaemia; history of severe asthma, severe cardiac disease, severe anaemia, hyperkalaemia, toxaemia, myasthenia gravis, myxoedema; severe renal or h... View More
Coughing, hiccupping, sneezing, muscle twitching, laryngospasm, bronchospasm. IV: tissue necrosis (if extravasation occurs). Intra-arterial: Severe arte... View More
Possible increase in difficulty in producing anaesthesia in patients taking alcohol or CNS depressants. Additive action with other CNS depressants inclu... View More
Alternative brand for G Thiopentone IV
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