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Drug information on Capistat-2 (Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome) from Tribhawan Injectables


Tribhawan Injectables
Generic : Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone / Carbazochrome
Pallavi Singh
Written & Compiled by Pharmacist Pallavi Singh, M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Oct 12, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Capistat-2 may be prescribed

Side effects of Capistat-2

•  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, diarrhea, loss of appetite

•  Skin: Skin irritation, rash

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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 to use Capistat-2?

• Adrenochrome monosemicarbazone tablets injection is given into the muscle.

When is Capistat-2 not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Capistat-2

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

Other Precautions for Capistat-2

• 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.

Drug Interactions of Capistat-2

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

Storage Conditions for Capistat-2

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

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