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Drug information on Fluothane (30 ml) (Halothane) from Nicholas Piramal India Ltd.

Fluothane (30 ml)

  Solution
Nicholas Piramal India Ltd.
Generic : Halothane
 256.67
30mg/30ml
30ml

Drug Name : Halothane

Halothane(Fluothane) generic Fluothane (30 ml) is an inhalational general anesthetic, prescribed for the induction and maintenance of general anesthesia. It decreases abnormal excitement in the brain.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Fluothane (30 ml) may be prescribed


Side effects of Fluothane (30 ml)

   Severe effects : Liver damage, heart arrest and abnormal increase in body temperature.

   Miscellaneous : Low blood pressure, respiratory arrest, shivering, nausea and vomiting.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: Inhalation Induction- 2-4% v/v in O2 or mixtures of nitrous oxide and O2. Maintenance: 0.5-2% v/v depending on the flow rate used.

How to use Fluothane (30 ml)?

It comes as a solution for inhalation to be administered by a well-trained healthcare provider.

When is Fluothane (30 ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

It is not recommended for obstetrical anesthesia except when uterine relaxation is required.

Warnings and Precautions for Fluothane (30 ml)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, kidney, liver disease, during early pregnancy.

• Patient may develop with increased risk of malignant hyperthermia (life-threatening condition with very high temperature), and intracranial pressure; if it is so consult with your doctor immediately.

• Monitor liver function regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Fluothane (30 ml)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Fluothane (30 ml)

Store it at room temperature (25°C) in an airtight container. Protect from light.



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