Generic Medicine Info
Cardiac, renal or neuromuscular disease. Avoid use in pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Avoid contact with mucous membranes as it is an irritant. Close supervision and ECG monitoring is recommended during treatment. Children, elderly and debilitated patients. Avoid chronic use as drug accumulation may lead to potentially fatal toxicity.
Adverse Reactions
Muscle ache, tenderness, stiffness and weakness at the Inj site; necrosis and abscess formation. Diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting; dizziness and headache. Rarely, mild sensory disturbances; eczematous, urticarial and purpuric skin lesions. CV effects, changes in the ECG particularly flattening or invasion of the T-wave and prolongation of the QT interval. Lesions of the heart, GIT, kidneys, liver and skeletal muscle with large doses or prolonged administration.
Potentially Fatal: Severe acute degenerative myocarditis which may give rise to sudden cardiac failure and death.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
P01AX02 - emetine ; Belongs to the class of other agents used in the treatment amoebiasis and other protozoal diseases.
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