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Dehydroemetine Manufacturers In India - Dehydroemetine is an antiprotozoal agent and a synthetic derivative of emetine having anti-amebic capabilities similar to those of emetine, but with fewer adverse effects. Dehydroemetine is a drug that is used to treat worm infections.

Information about Dehydroemetine

  • It's an antiamoebic medication that's used to treat intestinal and hepatic amoebiasis.
  • It works by stopping the intra-ribosomal translocation of the tRNA-amino acid complex, which inhibits protein synthesis.
  • Dehydroemetine kills trophozoites but has little impact on cysts. It comes in tablet and injectable forms and is less hazardous than emetine.
  • Dehydroemetine belongs to the antiprotozoal agent class of medicines. It works by stopping infection-causing bacteria from growing.

Uses of Dehydroemetine

  • Acute amoebic dysentery
  • Amoebic liver abscess
  • Liver fluke infestation

General Information about Dehydroemetine

  • Generic Name : Dehydroemetine
  • DrugBank Accession Number: DB13865
  • Type: Small Molecule
  • Average Weight: 478.633
  • Chemical Formula: C29H38N2O4
  • Synonyms: Dehydroemetine

How to use Dehydroemetine

  • Dehydroemetine is available as a 60 mg dehydroemetine dihydrochloride in a 1-ml ampoule for injection.
  • Injections should always be given intramuscularly and a minimum of 6 weeks should pass before starting a second course.
  • The dose will be determined by your doctor based on the disease for which you are being treated. To get the most out of Dehydroemetine, strictly follow your doctor's recommendations.

Precautions 

  • Only a hospital should administer dehydroemetine.
  • The patient's heart rate and blood pressure should be closely monitored, and the medicine should be stopped if there are signs of a fast heartbeat, very low blood pressure, or any electrical changes in the heart.
  • Patients with a history of heart illness, kidney disease, or neuromuscular disease should avoid using the medicine.
  • Weakness and significant toxic effects may be warning indicators that you should cut your dosage.
  • Avoid using it during pregnancy since it is hazardous to the fetus; it may be used to safeguard the mother only if amebic dysentery occurs late in the pregnancy.
  • You should not drive or operate any heavy machinery after taking Dehydroemetine because it can make you drowsy.
  • Before you start taking this medicine and throughout your treatment, your doctor may check your blood counts and liver function.
  • Avoid being in close proximity to persons who are unwell or infected. In the event of an infection, contact your doctor.

Side Effects

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hair Loss
  • Vertigo

Other Important Information

  •  Store below 30°C at room temperature.
  • To report an overdose, contact your doctor or seek emergency medical attention.
  • Do not take two doses if you forget to take a dosage. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule.

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