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Flumazenil

Flumazenil Information

Flumazenil Benefits & Uses

Flumazenil is used to treat the following -

  1. Sedation Primary

Flumazenil Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Flumazenil

Flumazenil

Flumazenil Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Flumazenil is used -

  1. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)
  2. Agitation
  3. Confusion
  4. Dizziness सामान्य
  5. Drowsiness
  6. Fatigue सामान्य
  7. Headache सामान्य
  8. Nausea or vomiting
  9. Flushing
  10. Blurred vision

Flumazenil Related Warnings

Is the use of Flumazenil safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Flumazenil. It is best to stop taking Flumazenil immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Flumazenil safe during breastfeeding?

Flumazenil has been seen to have minimal side effects on breastfeeding women.

Mild

What is the effect of Flumazenil on the Kidneys?

Flumazenil is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Flumazenil on the Liver?

Flumazenil is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Flumazenil on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Flumazenil for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Flumazenil with Other Drugs

Flumazenil should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Flumazenil Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Flumazenil unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Head Injury

Frequently asked Questions about Flumazenil

Is this Flumazenil habit forming or addictive?

Flumazenil does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Flumazenil. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Flumazenil only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Flumazenil cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Flumazenil Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Flumazenil

Taking Flumazenil with food does not cause any problems.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Flumazenil

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Flumazenil and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 577-578
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 408
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Romazicon® (flumazenil)