Prethcamide


Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Oral
Respiratory stimulant
Adult: 100 mg tid.
Contraindications
Epilepsy or other convulsive disorders, cerebral oedema, cerebrovascular accident, head injury, acute severe asthma, physical obstruction of the airway, severe hypertension, ischaemic heart disease, hyperthyroidism, pheochromocytoma.
Special Precautions
mild-moderate hypertension, impaired cardiac reserve; liver or renal dysfunction.
Adverse Reactions
Dyspnoea, resp problems; muscular, GI, CNS and CV effects.
Drug Interactions
Concurrent use with anaesthetics may cause cardiac arrhythmias. Increased pressor effects when used with sympathomimetics or MAOIs. May mask the residual effects of neuromuscular blockers.
Action
Description: Prethcamide is a central and resp stimulant with a brief duration of action. It acts by stimulation of peripheral chemoreceptors and central resp centers. It has pressor effects and may also increase catecholamine release.
MIMS Class
Respiratory Stimulants
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