Fosphen 150 Injection

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Fosphen 150 Injection Information

Fosphen 150 Injection, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. It is primarily used for the treatment of Epilepsy. Secondary and off-label uses of Fosphen 150 Injection have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Fosphen 150 Injection depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Fosphen 150 Injection include Altered taste, Ringing in ears. Some other side effects of Fosphen 150 Injection have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Fosphen 150 Injection normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Fosphen 150 Injection's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Mild for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Fosphen 150 Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Fosphen 150 Injection is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Liver Disease are examples of such conditions. The section on Fosphen 150 Injection contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Fosphen 150 Injection may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Fosphen 150 Injection is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Fosphen 150 Injection Benefits & Uses

Fosphen 150 Injection is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

  • Epilepsy

Fosphen 150 Injection 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Epilepsy (tonic clonic or grand mal seizures)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Neonates (0 to 1 month)
  • Disease: Epilepsy
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Fosphen 150 Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Fosphen 150 Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Fosphen can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Fosphen, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Fosphen 150 Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women can take Fosphen as it bears very minor side effects for them.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Fosphen 150 Injection on the Kidneys?


    Fosphen is not harmful for kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Fosphen 150 Injection on the Liver?


    Fosphen has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Fosphen 150 Injection on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Fosphen on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Fosphen 150 Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Fosphen 150 Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Fosphen 150 Injection

  • Is this Fosphen 150 Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Yes, you can get addicted to Fosphen 150 Injection. It is essential that you take [medicine] only after doctor's recommendation.

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


    After taking Fosphen 150 Injection, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Fosphen 150 Injection can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Fosphen 150 Injection is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Yes, in many cases, taking Fosphen 150 Injection can help with mental disorders.

    Yes

Fosphen 150 Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Fosphen 150 Injection


    Taking Fosphen 150 Injection with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Fosphen 150 Injection


    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Fosphen 150 Injection as it can have severe side effects.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cerebyx® (Fosphenytoin Sodium)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 415

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 598-600

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