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Vetalog Injection 5ml

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Vetalog Injection 5ml Description

Vetalog injection is a prescription medicine used to manage many specific and systemic conditions related to joints, skin, eyes, lungs, blood, allergies, intestines, kidneys, asthma, thyroid, etc. It ...
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Usesasthma, allergies, skin conditions, rheumatoid arthritis, kidney-related conditions, sarcoidosis, pneumonia, blood-related diseases, intestinal disorders like ulcerative colitis, severe skin-related issues, etc.
Side effectsnausea, vomiting, stomach irritation, vomiting, headache, dizziness, insomnia, restlessness, depression, anxiety, acne, increased hair growth, easy bruising, irregular or absent menstrual periods
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Uses of Vetalog Injection 5ml

  • As per USFDA guidelines, Vetalog injection can be used for,
  • Treatment of allergic conditions like asthma, dermatitis (skin allergy), medication allergies, etc.
  • Treatment of stomach disorders like enteritis (inflammation of small intestines) and ulcerative colitis (chronic inflammation of intestines)
  • Treatment of various skin conditions like erythema multiforme (bulging rash-like lesions), pemphigus, eczema
  • Treatment of rheumatic diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis (a type of arthritis that affects mostly spine and pelvis), rheumatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, gout (arthritis due to high uric acid in...
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  • Treatment of blood disorders like hemolytic anaemia (disorder of red blood cells), thrombocytopenia (Low blood platelet count), etc.
  • Treatment of endocrine disorders like adrenal hyperplasia, adrenal insufficiency (problems with adrenal gland and impaired cortisol hormone synthesis), etc.
  • Supportive treatment in certain cancers like leukaemia (cancer of blood cells) or lymphoma (cancer of lymphatic system)
  • Treatment of nervous system related disorders like brain tumours, multiple sclerosis (disabling condition of brain and central nervous system), head injury
  • Treatment of kidney diseases like idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (kidney pass too much protein into the urine)
  • Treatment of respiratory diseases like tuberculosis (infection), pneumonia (lung infections), and sarcoidosis (abnormal collection of certain cells that form lumps)

Contraindications of Vetalog Injection 5ml

  • If you are allergic to any of the components of Vetalog injection.
  • If you have a severe systemic infection, do not use this medicine. It lowers the immune responses and increases the infection.

Side effects of Vetalog Injection 5ml

  • Increases risk of infections
  • Joint pains
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weight gain
  • Stomach pain
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Injection site reactions such as swelling, pain and redness

Precautions and Warnings of Vetalog Injection 5ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Vetalog Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Vetalog Injection is prescribed to pregnant women suffering from certain conditions. It is only used for a short time. There are limited studies on this, and animal studies have shown some developmental defects in the unborn baby. So, do not take Vetalog Injection without consulting with your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Vetalog Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
No, do not take Vetalog Injection while breastfeeding. There is limited data available that suggests that it may pass into breast milk, and its effects are unknown in a newborn baby. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Vetalog Injection?
A:
It depends on where the injection is given. If Vetalog Injection is given in the areas of knees, shoulder, elbow, or hips, etc., it might cause some discomfort making it harder to drive. Sometimes it can cause dizziness, which can affect your ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Vetalog Injection?
A:
Effects of alcohol with Vetalog Injection are not completely known. Generally, other similar medications do not interfere with alcohol. But try not to consume too much alcohol while you are on this treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of heart failure, renal conditions, high blood pressure.
  • You have stomach related issues like ulcers, perforation or bleeding.
  • You have pain or swelling in the joint, which can be indicative of an injection in the joint. This medicine can worsen the condition.
  • You have low calcium and any bone deformity. This medicine can lower calcium levels and decrease bone density.
  • You have been diagnosed with mood disorders. Vetalog Injections can worsen the symptoms.
  • You have glaucoma, an eye condition. The pressure inside the eyes needs to be monitored.
  • You are using long term antibiotics or antiviral medicines.

Mode of Action of Vetalog Injection 5ml

How Does It Work?

Vetalog injections contain a single active ingredient: Triamcinolone. It belongs to the class of corticosteroid hormones (glucocorticoid). It works by stopping the formation of certain chemical substa...
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Directions for Use of Vetalog Injection 5ml

  • Vetalog Injection can be taken before or after consuming food.
  • This injection should be administered by a healthcare professional.
  • Injection site and the dosage will be based on the conditions and the treatment.
  • The injection can be given intramuscularly or at the site of inflammation like joints.
  • Do not administer these injections intravenously (into a vein) or into the spine.
  • Do not inject this medicine around the eyes and some areas of the nose, as this can increase the risk of damage to the eyes or blindness.
  • Wash hands carefully before using this medicine.
  • Shake the vial before using.
  • Clean the injection site with rubbing alcohol before injecting.
  • Do not take Vetalog Injection by yourself.

Interactions of Vetalog Injection 5ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • When Vetalog Injection is given while using medicines that reduce potassium, patients must be monitored to prevent further reduction in potassium.
  • Using aspirin or other similar medicines can increase the risk of stomach-related side effects and bleeding.
  • Antifungals like ketoconazole can reduce the metabolism of Vetalog Injection.
  • This injection can lower the effects of any vaccine, due to a reduction in the immune response.
  • Certain antibiotics can reduce the removal of Vetalog medication from the body.
  • Vetalog Injection can interact with diabetic medicines, tuberculosis medicine, oral contraceptives, etc., and reduce their effectiveness.

Interactions with food items

  • Do not take grapefruit and its juice with Vetalog Injection. High quantities of grapefruit with this medicine can cause side effects.

Storage and disposal of Vetalog Injection 5ml

Store Vetalog injection in the same container it comes in. Store it at room temperature, away from excess heat and humidity at 20 to 25℃. Keep it far off from kids and pets. Do not let the medication ...
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Dosage of Vetalog Injection 5ml

Overdose

Overdose of Vetalog Injections can cause various symptoms such as itching, dryness, high blood pressure, increased risk for infections, nausea, vomiting, muscle weakness, increased appetite, menstrual...
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Missed a Dose

Vetalog Injection is administered in a hospital or clinical setting. Try to go for every dose and follow all the instructions given by your doctor. If you have missed a dose, call your doctor and set ...
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Content Details

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Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Vetalog Injections if I have panic attacks?

A: Vetalog Injections increase psychiatric tendencies such as mood swings, sleeplessness, depression, personality changes, etc. If you are diagnosed with any mood-related disorder like panic disorder, please consult your doctor. Do not take it without notifying your doctor.

Q: Can I use Vetalog Injection if I have a cold and fever?

A: No, Vetalog Injection should not be used if you have an infection. This medicine reduces the body’s natural ability to fight bacteria or viruses. This results in increased infection. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Q: Can I gain weight If I use Vetalog Injections regularly?

A: Vetalog Injections may induce weight gain in some patients but not necessarily in everyone taking this medicine. This medicine can also cause fluid retention, which causes weight gain. To avoid weight gain while taking this tablet, try regular exercise and avoid high-calorie drinks.
Product Details
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VETALOG
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24/09/2022
Last Updated on: 11 Feb 2022 | 11:10 AM (IST)

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