Isoproterenol Inhalation - Drug Information

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General Information on Isoproterenol Inhalation

Generic Name : Isoproterenol Inhalation

Pronunciation : eye- soe- proe- ter' e- nole

Latest prescription information about Isoproterenol Inhalation. 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.
ICD Code : Y55.6 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Asthmatics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Isoproterenol Inhalation

India- Autohaler Inhaler, Isolin Amp, Isosol Amp, Neo-Epinine Tab.
International- Isuprel Mistometer, Isuprel HCl, Medihaler-Iso.

Why is Isoproterenol Inhalation Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a sympathomimetic compound, prescribed for asthma, heart attack and shock. This medication relaxes the muscles in the airways and aid in breathing.  

When should Isoproterenol Inhalation not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with severe heart diseases and 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 Isoproterenol Inhalation?

IV/IM/SC-The recommended dose range is 0.01 to 0.2mg.

How should Isoproterenol Inhalation be taken?

It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider through various routes.

What are the warnings and precautions for Isoproterenol Inhalation?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, diabetes, heart disease, overactive thyroid, high blood pressure, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause blurred vision or dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Isoproterenol Inhalation?

   Central Nervous System : Nervousness, sleep disorders, headache and dizziness.
   Heart : Fast heart rate, palpitations, chest pain, Adams-Stokes attacks, lung swelling and low or high blood pressure.
   Respiratory : Difficulty in breathing.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea.
   Other : Flushing of the skin, sweating, mild tremors and weakness.

What are the other precautions for Isoproterenol Inhalation?

Monitor blood pressure, blood gases, urine flow, heart rate and heart function regularly while taking this medication.

What are the storage conditions of Isoproterenol Inhalation?

Store in a cool place between 8C to 15C.

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