Theodrenaline


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Hypotensive states.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO Per tab contains theodrenaline 5 mg and cafedrine 100 mg : 1-2 tabs 1-2 times/day, reduce after 5-10 days. IV/IM Per ampoule contains theodrenaline 10 mg and cafedrine 200 mg. IM: 1 ampoule once to several times daily. IV: 0.5-1 ampoule via slow inj or 1-5 ampoules added to 500 mL infusion soln, depending on severity. IV inj reserved for acutely critical cases only.
Dosage Details
Oral
Hypotensive states
Adult: As cafedrine 100 mg / theodrenaline 5 mg tablet: 1-2 tablets once or twice daily, reduced after 5-10 days.
Child: As cafedrine 100 mg / theodrenaline 5 mg tablet: 1 tablet in the morning.

Parenteral
Hypotensive states
Adult: Per ampoule containing cafedrine 200 mg / theodrenaline 10 mg: IM: 1 ampoule once to several times daily; IV: Slow IV inj (1 mL per minute) of half to one ampoule or 1-5 ampoules added to a 500 mL infusion solution, depending on severity. IV inj reserved for acutely critical cases only.
Child: Per ampoule containing cafedrine 200 mg / theodrenaline 10 mg: IM/IV as a single dose: Infants up to 2 yr: 0.2-0.4 ml; 2-6 yr: 0.4-0.6 ml; older children: 0.5-1.0 ml.
Contraindications
Mitral stenosis. Glaucoma.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Palpitations, may intensify anginal complaints.
Drug Interactions
Concurrent intake of β-blocking agents may cause a major drop in heart rate.
Action
Description: Theodrenaline is used in preparations with cafedrine for the treatment of hypotension.
Storage
Oral:
Store below 25°C.
MIMS Class
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