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Duron 150mg Injection

Prescription Required

Salt Composition : Amiodarone

Manufacturer : SAMARTH LIFE SCIENCES PVT LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 66
Price :38
You Save :28 (42%)

1 Ampoule(s) Of 3ml


Introduction to Duron 150mg Injection

Duron 150mg injection contains an active component of Amiodarone. It belongs to a class of drugs called antiarrhythmics. It is a medication commonly used to treat irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias). It is typically prescribed for treating ventricular arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats originating in the heart's lower chambers) and certain atrial arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats originating in the heart's upper chambers).  This medication can improve the overall quality of life for individuals with debilitating arrhythmias by reducing symptoms such as palpitations, fatigue, dizziness, and shortness of breath. It can also be used in individuals with various underlying heart conditions, including ischemic heart disease, dilated cardiomyopathy, and more.

Individuals with a known hypersensitivity to Duron 150mg injection or its components should avoid its use. It should not be used in individuals with severe sinus node dysfunction, advanced atrioventricular block, or bradycardia in patients without a pacemaker. It is generally not recommended to consume grapefruit juice while taking Duron 150mg injection. Individuals having thyroid dysfunction, a history of Duron 150mg injection-induced lung problems, iodine sensitivity, cardiogenic shock, or has a history of heart rhythm issues should avoid it. This medication should not be given to neonates, infants, and children up to 3 years. Always follow the guidance of a qualified healthcare provider before using this medication in old age.


Uses of Duron 150mg Injection

Duron 150mg injection is used in the following:

  • Ventricular arrhythmias
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Atrial flutter
  • Ventricular tachycardia
  • Supraventricular tachycardia
  • Maintenance of sinus rhythm

Therapeutic Effects of Duron 150mg Injection

The mechanism involves interactions with multiple ion channels in heart cells. This increases the duration of the heart cell's electrical activity, curbing rapid firing and irregular rhythms. Additionally, it suppresses abnormal electrical impulses, lessens heart sensitivity to stress hormones, and exerts alpha and beta-blocking effects, collectively working to stabilize heart rate and rhythm. 


Interaction of Duron 150mg Injection with other drugs

Inform the doctor about your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Duron 150mg injection, reducing effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Duron 150mg Injection

  • Store at room temperature, between up to 20°C -25°C
  • Keep away from moisture, heat, and light.
  • It should not be frozen.
  • Keep away from children and pets.

How to consume Duron 150mg Injection

Duron 150mg injection can be intravenously through an IV line for more immediate effects. The exact dosage and treatment duration will depend on instructions provided by a healthcare professional.


Safety Advices for Duron 150mg Injection

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Pregnancy

  

Duron 150mg injection is generally not recommended during pregnancy due to potential risks to the developing fetus. 

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Breast Feeding

  

Breastfeeding women should not take Duron 150mg injection, as the medication can pass into breast milk and affect the baby.

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Lungs

  

Consult your healthcare provider if you have a history of lung conditions before using Duron 150mg injection.

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Liver

  

Inform your doctor if you have a history of liver disease before starting Duron 150mg injection. Patient having liver disease require caution before starting this medication.

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Alcohol

  

It is advised to avoid Duron 150mg injection with alcohol as it can affect heart rhythm.

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Driving

  

If you experience any adverse effects, such as skin irritation, that could affect your comfort while driving, it is advisable to avoid Duron 150mg injection while driving.


Side Effects of Duron 150mg Injection

Duron 150mg injection can cause dizziness, drowsiness, and blurred vision.

Serious

  • Pulmonary toxicity
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Liver problems
  • Vision changes
  • Skin reactions
  • Neurological effects

Common

  • Mild skin irritation
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Photosensitivity
  • Tremors
  • Loss of appetite

Word of Advice

Inform your provider about allergies, liver or thyroid issues, lung problems, medications, and supplements. Monitor liver, thyroid, heart, and kidney function, electrolyte levels, and vision regularly. Be cautious about drug interactions, sun exposure, and activities requiring alertness. Pregnant or breastfeeding individuals should discuss alternatives. Attend scheduled appointments, carry emergency information, and notify healthcare providers of your medication. Watch for side effects like breathing problems, vision changes, or skin reactions, and follow dietary, exercise, and smoking guidelines. Always take Duron 150mg injection as prescribed and communicate openly with your healthcare provider to ensure your safety and well-being.


FAQs

Q 1. Can I travel while taking Duron 150mg injection?

Travel is generally possible while on Duron 150mg injection but plan ahead. Ensure you have enough medication, follow your dosing schedule, and carry a list of your medications in case of emergencies.

Q 2. How long does It take for Duron 150mg injection to work?

The effects of Duron 150mg injection can vary. Some people may experience improvement in their heart rhythm relatively quickly, while others might take longer to respond. Your healthcare provider will monitor your progress.

Q 3. What should I do If I miss a dose of Duron 150mg injection?

If you miss a dose of Duron 150mg injection, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your regular schedule.

Q 4. Can I stop taking Duron 150mg injection suddenly?

You should not stop taking Duron 150mg injection abruptly without consulting your healthcare provider. Suddenly stopping the medication can lead to a rebound effect, potentially causing dangerous arrhythmias.

Q 5. Can Duron 150mg injection cause weight gain?

Yes, weight gain can be a side effect of Duron 150mg injection for some individuals. If you notice significant weight changes, discuss this with your healthcare provider.

Q 6. Are there serious side effects I should watch out for after taking Duron 150mg injection?.

Yes, there are serious side effects of Duron 150mg injection that require immediate medical attention. These include difficulty breathing, persistent cough, chest pain, vision changes, skin rash, and signs of liver problems such as jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes)


Fact Box of Duron 150mg Injection

Molecule name:  Amiodarone

Therapeutic class:  Class III antiarrhythmic agents

Pharmacological class: Antiarrhythmic agents.

Indications: 

1. Ventricular arrhythmias

2. Atrial fibrillation

3. Atrial flutter

4. Ventricular tachycardia

5. Supraventricular tachycardia

6. Maintenance of sinus rhythm


References

  1. Ennogen Pharma Ltd., Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on 20th Feb 2023] [Accessed on 19th Aug 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8739.pdf
  2. KD Tripathi, Antiarrhythmic Drugs, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, 8th Edition, 2019, 570-583.
  3. Robert D. Harvey, Augustus O. Grant, Agents Used in Cardiac Arrhythmias, Lange’s Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 14th Edition, 2018, 228-253.
  4. Pfizer, US Food & Drug Administration, [Revised on October  2018 ] [Accessed on 19th August 2023],https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2018/018972s054lbl.pdf 

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