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Thiosol 500mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

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Thiosol 500 MG Description

Thiosol injection is an anaesthetic medication used for maintaining unconsciousness or sleep during surgical procedures. Thiosol injection contains Thiopental Sodium (500mg) as the main component. T

hiopental injection causes loss of consciousness for a short period, which helps carry out surgical procedures or diagnostic procedures without pain or discomfort. Thiosol injection should be administered in a clinical or hospital setting by doctors or trained healthcare professionals. Thiosol injection is reserved only for health care personnel trained in anesthesiology.


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ContainsThiopentone / Thiopental / Penthiobarbital(500.0 Mg)
UsesInduction of general anaesthesia
Side effectsSleepiness, Dizziness, Shallow breathing, Sneezing, Slow heartbeat, Chills or shivering
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Uses of Thiosol 500 MG

  • Thiosol Injection is used for induction of general anaesthesia.

Contraindications of Thiosol 500 MG

  • It is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you are allergic to any component of the Thiosol Injection, i.e. Thiopental
  • If you have porphyria (a group of disorders causing nerve or skin problems
  • If you have increased blood urea
  • If you have any thyroid disorder
  • If you have Addison's disease (an adrenal gland disorder)
  • If you have myasthenia gravis (a condition that causes weakness of skeletal muscle)
  • If you have heart disease
  • If you have severe kidney or liver diseases
  • If you have severe respiratory issues like asthma

Side effects of Thiosol 500 MG

  • Side effects of Thiosol injection include the following
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Shallow breathing
  • Sneezing
  • Slow heartbeat
  • Chills or shivering

Precautions and Warnings of Thiosol 500 MG



Can I take Thiosol injection during pregnancy?
Thiosol injection should not be given to pregnant ladies unless necessary or in some life-threatening condition. It comes under pregnancy category C. However, if you are expecting to become pregnant or are pregnant, talk to your doctor before taking the injection.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Thiosol injection while breastfeeding?
Thiosol injection is not recommended if you are a breastfeeding mother. Some data suggest that this medicine may be excreted into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Please consult your doctor before taking the injection.


Can I drive if I have taken Thiosol injection?
After administration of Thiosol injection, it may decrease your alertness, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy and lightheaded. If you are experiencing these side effects after taking the injection, you should avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with the Thiosol iInjection?
Avoid alcohol consumption for at least 24hr while taking Thiosol injection; otherwise, it may increase the chance of severe side effects, including concentration difficulties, poor thinking, dizziness, increased sleepiness, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any allergic reactions after taking Thiosol injection.
  • You have hypoventilation or apnea.
  • You have low blood pressure.
  • You have a cough, breathing issue or any other respiratory illness.
  • You experience any severe side effects persistently.
  • You are using other prescription medications or ayurvedic/ herbal medicines, vitamins and other health supplements.

Mode of Action of Thiosol 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Thiosol injection belongs to a class of medications known as barbiturates. It contains Thiopental Sodium (500mg) as an active ingredient. It works by enhancing the inhibitory action of the GABA-A rece...
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Directions for Use of Thiosol 500 MG

  • Thiosol injection should be administered by a doctor or healthcare professionals only.
  • Wash hands carefully before giving an injection.
  • Shake the vial before using it.
  • Before injection, clean the injection site with alcohol or disinfectant.
  • Thiosol Injection should not be used unless prescribed by a doctor.

Interactions of Thiosol 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Thiosol injection should not be used concomitantly with Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) like isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue, Selegiline, Rasagiline, etc. as it can cause serious side ef...
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  • Thiosol injection interaction with anti-anxiety medicine, diazepam, clonazepam, chlordiazepoxide, alprazolam and lorazepam, can cause sedation and drowsiness.
  • Interaction of Thiosol injection with painkillers, such as morphine, oxycodone, fentanyl, hydrocodone, tramadol, and codeine, may lead to extreme sedation and drowsiness.
  • Interaction with probenecid may result in prolonged action of Thiosol injection.
  • Interaction with metoclopramide and droperidol reduces the dose of Thiosol injection required to induce anaesthesia.
  • Interaction with benzodiazepines like Midazolam potentiates the anaesthetic effects of Thiosol injection.

Interactions with food items

  • You can continue with the regular diet unless instructed.

Storage and disposal of Thiosol 500 MG

Store and transport Thiosol injection in its original packing. Keep these medications away from pet animals and children. Do not flush the Thiosol injection down the toilet or throw them into the dus...
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Dosage of Thiosol 500 MG


Thiosol injection overdose may cause severe side-effects like dizziness, chest tightness, breathing problems, terrible cough and other respiratory difficulties, abnormal heartbeat, abnormally low bloo...
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Missed a Dose

As healthcare professionals give it, there is no chance of missing the dose of Thiosol injection.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Does side effects of Thiosol injection last longer?

A: No, it does not last long. You will feel better within 24 hours after taking the injection. However, side effects duration may vary from person to person.

Q: What should I avoid after receiving Thiosol injection?

A: You should avoid drinking alcohol for at least 24 hours after leaving the hospital or surgery centre.

Q: How long do the effects of Thiosol injection last?

A: The amount of time for which Thiosol injection remains effective varies based on the individuals.
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Last Updated on: 01 Aug 2023 | 12:15 PM (IST)

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