Isoetharine - Drug Information

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General Information on Isoetharine

Generic Name : Isoetharine

Pronunciation : eye soe eth' a reen

Latest prescription information about Isoetharine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Bronchodilator

Trade Names/Brand Names of Isoetharine

International- Arm-A-Med, Bronkometer, Bronkosol, Beta-2.

Why is Isoetharine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a bronchodilator, prescribed for asthma.  It relaxes muscles in the airway to improve breathing.

When should Isoetharine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Isoetharine?

Adult- 0.005 to 0.090 mg/kg, 4times per day.

How should Isoetharine be taken?

It comes as an inhaler to inhale by mouth.

What are the warnings and precautions for Isoetharine?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart disease or high blood pressure, epilepsy, sugar, overactive thyroid, liver or kidney disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Isoetharine?

   Central Nervous System : Tremor, nervousness, shakiness, headache, nausea, lightheadedness and difficulty in sleeping.
   Gastrointestinal : Unusual taste in mouth, increased appetite, muscle cramps and flushing or dry throat.
   Allergic reactions : Rash, rapid heartbeat, chest pain, dizziness, coughing and wheezing or breathing trouble.

What are the other precautions for Isoetharine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Isoetharine?

Store it at room temperature, away from excess heat and light. Keep away from children.

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