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General Information on Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution

Generic Name : Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution

Pronunciation : EYE koe dex trin

Latest prescription information about Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution. 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 : Peritoneal Dialysis Solution

Trade Names/Brand Names of Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution

International- Extraneal.

Why is Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a colloid osmotic agent, used as a dialysis solution for the management of end-stage renal disease. It helps in excretion of wastages from bloodstream.

When should Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with pre-existing severe lactic acidosis, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution?

The recommended dwell time is 8- to 16- hours.

How should Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution be taken?

It comes as a solution for dialysis, to be administered by a trained healthcare provider, into the intraperitoneal cavity.

What are the warnings and precautions for Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of breathing problems, electrolyte imbalance, high level blood calcium, high blood pressure, stomach inflammation, malnourished, any allergy, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Only trained physicians should administer it.

In patients who are taking insulin treatment, dosage modification of insulin is required.

What are the side effects of Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution?

Pain, weakness, infection, back pain, low blood pressure, diarrhea, vomiting, anemia, swelling in the extremities, increase or decrease in blood minerals, joint pain, dizziness, difficulty in breathing, skin disorder, and itching.

What are the other precautions for Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Icodextrin Peritoneal Dialysis Solution?

Store at 20-25C. Protect from freezing.

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