Isoprenaline is a prescription drug available from your pharmacy store only with the prescription of a qualified medical practitioner.
Isoprenaline is pronounced as:ī-sō-pren′ă-lēn
Isoprenaline is adrenergic / bronchodilator
Isoprenaline is used in the treatment of asthma.
Isoprenaline is also used as cardiac stimulant in shock and cardiac arrest.
Do not use isoprenaline If you are hypersensitive to it. If you have heart problems like irregular heart beat.
Pregnant woman: Isoprenaline belongs to FDA pregnancy category C. This means that isoprenaline may harm an unborn baby if used during pregnancy but potential benefit may warrant use of the drug in pregnant woman despite potential risks. Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning for conception.
Isoprenaline is available in the form of tablet, inhaler, ampule and injection. Your doctor will prescribe depending on the severity and condition of the disease.
Use isoprenaline as directed by your physician, your physician prescribes depending on the severity of disease. Use the complete course of medication as prescribed by your physician even though you feel better after one or two days of usage of medication.
If it is almost the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not take two doses of isoprenaline at same time to cover up the missed dose.
In case of overdose of isoprenaline contact your nearest poison control centre or emergency medical centre for immediate care by physician.
The following are the side effects you may experience with isoprenaline
If you experience any of the following side affects stop the isoprenaline medication and consult your doctor immediately
Store isoprenaline at room temp (15 – 30 degrees C). Avoid excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight, never store in the bathroom.
Keep it out of reach of children. Make sure that any leftover portion is disposed off safely.
Written by: Healthplus24 team
Date last updated: May 31, 2012
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