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General Information on Isoxsuprine hydrochloride

Generic Name : Isoxsuprine hydrochloride

Pronunciation : eye-SOX-you-preen HIGH-droe-KLOR-ide

Latest prescription information about Isoxsuprine hydrochloride. 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 : Y52.7 | Therapeutic Classification : Vasodilators

Trade Names/Brand Names of Isoxsuprine hydrochloride

India- Adilin, B-Prox, Cuprox, Dulovas, Duvabel-Sr, Duvadilan, Elprox-Sr, Feprox-Sr, Fisox, Idilan, Ioril, Isarin-Sr, Iscom, Isopreg Inj, Isoriv , Isowin, Isox, Isoxsan, Myprox, Perivalan, Pregnin Re, Pridilan, Risox-Sr, Servolax, Suprex, Suprime-40, Supritom, Suprivas, Suprox, Tidilan, Tockiso, Tocolyte, Tpdilan, Trisnox, Udilan, Utocare-Sr, Utorax, Vasodilan, X-Ride.
International- Vasodilan.

Why is Isoxsuprine hydrochloride Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a vasodilator, prescribed for peripheral vascular disease, relief of symptoms associated with cerebrovascular insufficiency, and premature labor.  It relaxes blood vessels, which makes them wider and allows blood to pass through them more easily.

When should Isoxsuprine hydrochloride not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with history of arterial bleeding, immediately after childbirth and labor.

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 Isoxsuprine hydrochloride?

Adult: PO- Peripheral vascular disease: The recommended dose is 10-20 mg 3-4 times/day.
IV/IM- To arrest premature labour- The recommended dose is 200-500 mcg/min via IV infusion until control is achieved, then 10 mg 3-8 hourly via IM inj for several days.

How should Isoxsuprine hydrochloride be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein and large muscle.

What are the warnings and precautions for Isoxsuprine hydrochloride?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of bleeding problems, who are taking other medications, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Isoxsuprine hydrochloride?

   Central Nervous System : Dizziness.
   Heart : Low blood pressure, palpitations, fast heart rate, lung swelling and flushing.
   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting and abdominal distress.
   Miscellaneous : Rash and allergic reactions such as hives, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest.

What are the other precautions for Isoxsuprine hydrochloride?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Isoxsuprine hydrochloride?

Store it at room temperature (25C).


Schedule : H

Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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