Kain is a general anesthetic. It is used in major surgical procedures. It allows the procedures to be carried out without pain and distress. This inject... View More
Uses of Kain
Side effects of Kain
How to use Kain
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Kain works
Kain is a general anaesthetic. It works by causing reversible loss of consciousness. This allows surgical procedures to be carried out without pain and ... View More
Induction of anesthesia.
Reconstitution: 50 mg/mL and 100 mg/mL vials may be further diluted in 5% dextrose or 0.9% NaCl to prepare a maintenance infusion containing 1 mg/mL (or... View More
Intravenous Induction of anaesthesia Adult: 1-4.5 mg/kg via slow IV inj over 60 sec. A dose of 2 mg/kg produces surgical anaesthesia w/in 30 sec after... View More
Hypertension, history of cerebrovascular accident. Eye injury, raised ocular and intracranial pressure. Psychotic disorders.
Mode of Action
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Minimise verbal and tactile stimulation during recovery period. Chronic alcoholic and alcohol-intoxicated patients. Preanaesthetic elevated CSF pressure... View More
>10% Emergence rxns (Emergence reactions e.g. vivid dreams, hallucinations, confusion, irrational behaviour) HTN,Increased cardiac output,Increased IC... View More
Prolonged recovery time w/ barbiturates or narcotics. May potentiate neuromuscular blocking effects of atracurium and tubocurarine including resp depres... View More