Nicholas Piramal India Ltd. Generic : Halothane
340.13 50mg/50ml 50ml
â€¢ Severe effects :
Liver damage, heart arrest and abnormal increase in body temperature.
â€¢ Miscellaneous : Low blood pressure, respiratory arrest, shivering, nausea and vomiting.
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.
It comes as a solution for inhalation to be administered by a well-trained healthcare provider.
It is not recommended for obstetrical anesthesia except when uterine relaxation is required.
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, kidney, liver disease, during early pregnancy.
â€¢ 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.
â€¢ Monitor liver function regularly while taking this medication.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (25Â°C) in an airtight container. Protect from light.
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