Epidosin Inj 1ml
Epidosin Inj 1ml
Epidosin Inj 1ml

Epidosin Inj 1ml

By TTK HEALTHCARE LTD
1ml Solution For Injection in Ampoule
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Valethamate(8.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-SPASMODICS

Medical Description

Epidosin injection is used in treating pain due to muscle spasms or periods. It is also used in the urinary tract and bile stone colic. This medicine is also used for the opening of the cervix in the ...
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Uses of Epidosin 8 MG

  • Epidosin injection is a smooth muscle relaxant and is used to manage pain related to muscle spasms and menstruation (painful periods). It is also used in the urinary tract and bile stone colic.
  • It is also used for cervical dilatation (opening of the cervix) in the first stage of labour.

Contraindications of Epidosin 8 MG

  • If you are allergic to valethamate or any other ingredients of the Epidosin injection.
  • If you have problems with your liver or kidneys.
  • If you have glaucoma.
  • If you have any intestinal blockage or obstruction.
  • If you suffer from a condition called Pyloric stenosis, wherein the opening between the stomach and small intestine thickens.
  • If you have ulcerative colitis (a condition that causes inflammation in the digestive tract).

Side effects of Epidosin 8 MG

  • Dry mouth
  • Flushing of face
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Difficulty in passing urine
  • Rapid heartbeats
  • Blurred vision
  • Glaucoma (increased pressure within the eyeball)

Precautions and Warnings of Epidosin 8 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Epidosin injection during pregnancy?
A:
Please consult your doctor before using the Epidosin injection during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety in pregnant women.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Epidosin injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Please consult your doctor before using the Epidosin injection while breastfeeding as there is limited safety data available.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Epidosin injection?
A:
You may experience blurring of vision as a side effect after receiving the Epidosin injection. Hence, it is advised to avoid driving if you experience any such side effects.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Epidosin injection?
A:
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and the Epidosin injection, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a pre-existing health condition such as problems with your heart, liver or kidneys.
  • You suffer from any eye condition.
  • You have intestine problems.
  • You develop an allergic reaction after using the Epidosin injection.
  • You are pregnant, think you may be or are planning a pregnancy.
  • You are breastfeeding.

Mode of Action of Epidosin 8 MG

How Does It Work?

Valethamate in Epidosin injection works by inhibiting the action of a chemical substance in the body called acetylcholine. This leads to the relaxation of smooth muscles of the intestines and cervix, ...
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Directions for Use of Epidosin 8 MG

  • Epidosin injection will be given to you in the hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.

Interactions of Epidosin 8 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Epidosin injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking any other medicines like atropine, belladonna, dicyclomine, loperamide, promethazine.

Storage and disposal of Epidosin 8 MG

  • Store Epidosin injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Epidosin 8 MG

Overdose

Epidosin injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse. Therefore, it is less likely that you may get an overdose of this medicine. If you experience any other symptoms right after taking this i...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by the doctor or nurse as to when the Epidosin injection should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might hav...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Epidosin injection?

  • Epidosin injection is a smooth muscle relaxant and is used to manage pain related to muscle spasms and menstruation (painful periods). It is also used in the urinary tract and bile stone colic.
  • It is also used for cervical dilatation (opening of the cervix) in the first stage of labour.

Q: What should be discussed with my healthcare professional before I start the treatment with Epidosin inj?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney disease or have fits.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • Epidosin injection may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stop...
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Q: What does Epidosin injection contain?

A: Epidosin injection contains Valethamate as its main component.

Q: What is the action of inj Epidosin?

A: Valethamate in Epidosin injection works by inhibiting the action of a chemical substance in the body called acetylcholine. This leads to the relaxation of smooth muscles of the intestines and cervix, thus providing relief.

Q: How do you use Epidosin injection?

A: Epidosin injection will be given to you in a hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an injection. You should avoid self-injecting.
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ContainsValethamate(8.0 Mg)
UsesMuscle spasm
Side effectsDry mouth, flushing of face, constipation, difficulty in swallowing
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)
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