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Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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Information about Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome

Generic Name : Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome
Latest prescription information about Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Antihemorrhagic Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome

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Why is Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome Prescribed? (Indications)

Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone is used for the treatment of hematuria (blood in the urine), retinal hemorrhage (bleeds in the retina of the eye), epistaxis (bleeding from the nose), secondary bleeding from wounds, uterine bleeding and preoperatively to reduce bleeding.

Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone stops bleeding by reducing capillary fragility, oozing from raw surfaces and bleeding from microvessels. 


When should Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome not be taken? (Contraindications)

• Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone should not be used in patients with allergy to the drug.

What is the dosage of Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome?

The dosage may vary for different products. Suggested doses are:

Intramuscular injection: for a concentration of 1.5 mg/2ml
• For pre-operative conditions 2-6 ml injection.
• For post-operative conditions 1-2 ml injection every 2hrs.
• For non-surgical condition 2-4 ml injection for three time per day.

Oral: 1 tablet three times a day

How should Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome be taken?

• Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone tablets injection is given into the muscle.

What are the warnings and precautions for Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome?

• Caution should be exercised in children, premature infants, babies, patients over 60 years, patients with liver disease, during pregnancy and lactation.

What are the side effects of Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome?

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, diarrhea, loss of appetite
  Skin: Skin irritation, rash

What are the other precautions for Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome?

• Before using adrenochrome monosemicarbazone, patients should inform the doctor about the current list of medications, over the counter products, allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions.

What are the Drug Interactions of Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome?

• The efficacy of adrenochrome monosemicarbazone may be reduced by antihistaminics.

What are the storage conditions for Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome?

• Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone should be stored in a cool dry place and protected from light.
• Keep out of the reach of children.

Last Updated : July 2018

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