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Insed Plus Atomiser 5mg Spray
Salt Composition : Midazolam
Manufacturer : SAMARTH LIFE SCIENCES PVT LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
1 Bottle(s) Of 5ml
Introduction to Insed Plus Atomiser 5mg Spray
Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray is an anaesthetic drug in the benzodiazepine category containing the active ingredient Midazolam. It treats certain conditions like status epilepticus (which is a prolonged and continuous seizure activity or recurrent seizures without a return to baseline neurological function between seizures), preoperative sedation (aims to help relax patients and reduce anxiety before surgery), and amnesia (memory loss).
This spray is contraindicated for patients with known hypersensitivity or allergy to the spray, and it is not advised to administer the drug to them. Also, this drug is contraindicated in patients with acute narrow-angle glaucoma (Narrow-angle glaucoma is a specific type of glaucoma that can cause a sudden increase in eye pressure). Benzodiazepines should be avoided in patients with this condition because they may further increase intraocular pressure, which can be harmful. Suppose you have severe breathing problems, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma. In that case, informing your doctor or nurse before being administered Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray for conscious sedation is important. This spray can cause respiratory depression, which means it can slow down or decrease your respiratory function.
Report to your physician if you suspect pregnancy, breastfeeding, or planning to have a baby. This drug during breastfeeding is unsafe because it tends to get excreted in human milk. Consult your doctor for more advice. Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray is not intended for epidural or intrathecal administration due to the preservative benzyl alcohol in the dosage form. Benzyl alcohol has been linked with serious adverse effects resulting in neurological toxicity.
Uses of Insed Plus Atomiser 5mg Spray
- Status epilepticus
- Preoperative sedation
Therapeutic Effects of Insed Plus Atomiser 5mg Spray
By enhancing the inhibitory effects of a neurotransmitter called gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray produces a range of effects, including sedation, anxiolysis (reduction of anxiety), muscle relaxation, anticonvulsant activity, and amnesia.
Interaction of Insed Plus Atomiser 5mg Spray with other drugs
Inform your physician about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, and nutritional or vitamin supplements you have taken before the treatment. Certain medications may interact with Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray and cause undesirable side effects.
More Information about Insed Plus Atomiser 5mg Spray
- Do not store Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray above 25 °C.
- Keep out of sight and reach of pets and children.
How to consume Insed Plus Atomiser 5mg Spray
For nasal spray only. Gently blow your nose to clear your nasal passages if necessary. Insert the nozzle into one nostril, aiming it toward the back and outer side of the nostril. Close the other nostril by pressing a finger against it. While inhaling through your nose, press down on the pump to release the spray. Breathe gently through your mouth after administering the Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray.
Safety Advices for Insed Plus Atomiser 5mg Spray
If you are pregnant, suspecting, or planning for the pregnancy, report to your doctor before starting the treatment with Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray.
Taking Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray during breastfeeding is unsafe because it tends to get excreted in human milk.
It is unknown whether Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray is safe for patients with lung problems. Consult your doctor if you have lung disease before starting the treatment.
Inform your doctor if you have liver disease because Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray should be used cautiously with a liver condition.
Consuming alcohol may affect the effectiveness of Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray. It is highly advised to stop consuming alcohol if you take this medicine.
Driving vehicles or operating machinery while taking Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray is unsafe because it may cause drowsiness and impair your cognitive and motor skills.
Side Effects of Insed Plus Atomiser 5mg Spray
Side Effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Although all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Dry mouth
- Feeling confused
Word of Advice
Consumption of alcohol or other sedatives alongside this spray can increase the sedative effects and lead to excessive drowsiness. It is advisable to avoid alcohol and other sedatives during the period of this spray use. Ask your physician or pharmacist for clarification if you have any doubts about the spray. After using the Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray, clean the nozzle if necessary and replace the protective cap to prevent contamination.
Q 1. What are the common side effects of Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray?
Common side effects of Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray may include drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, headache, changes in coordination, and nausea. These side effects are usually temporary and set back to normal as the medication is eliminated.
Q 2. How is Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray administered?
Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray is administered as a nasal spray. The route of administration varies on the specific medical indication and the healthcare provider's judgement.
Q 3. How quickly does Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray take effect?
The onset of action of Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray can vary depending on the route of administration. When used as spray it ranges from a few minutes to around 15 minutes, with the peak effects occurring within 30 minutes to an hour.
Q 4. How long does the soothing effect of Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray last?
The duration of the soothing effect of Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray depends on various factors such as dosage, individual metabolism, and other medications being used. Generally, the sedative effects of this drug can last between 2 and 6 hours.
Q 5. Whether Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray can be used in children?
Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray can be used in children, but a paediatrician should carefully determine the dosage and administration. It is commonly used to provide sedation and reduce anxiety in paediatric patients undergoing medical procedures.
Q 6. Are there any contraindications for Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray?
Insed plus atomiser 5mg Spray is contraindicated in individuals with a known hypersensitivity to benzodiazepines. Caution is required in patients with severe respiratory insufficiency, acute narrow-angle glaucoma, or a history of substance abuse.
Fact Box of Insed Plus Atomiser 5mg Spray
Molecule Name: Midazolam
Therapeutic class: Anaesthetics
Pharmacological class: Benzodiazepines
1. Status epilepticus
2. Preoperative sedation
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- Goodman & Gilman's, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, General anaesthetics and therapeutic gases, 12th edition, 2011, 548.
- KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, General anaesthetics, 7th edition, 2013, 383.
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