Vasocon

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  • Contains / Salt: Epinephrine (1 mg)
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    • Country of Origin: India

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    Vasocon Information

    Vasocon is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Allergy, Heart Failure. The alternative uses of Vasocon have also been explained below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Vasocon. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Vasocon can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Vasocon are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    It is also important to note that Vasocon has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Vasocon's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Vasocon related warnings section.

    Vasocon can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Vasocon in conditions like Heart Disease. Other contraindications of Vasocon have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Besides this, Vasocon may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    You should also be aware that Vasocon is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Vasocon Benefits & Uses

    Vasocon is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Vasocon 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: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg
    • Dosage Route: Parenteral
    • Frequency: doctor administered
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.5 mg
    • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
    • Frequency: doctor administered
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.01 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: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.01 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: Asthma
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 0.01 mg/kg
    • Dosage Route: Parenteral
    • Frequency: doctor administered
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Vasocon Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Vasocon safe for pregnant women?


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

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Vasocon safe during breastfeeding?


      Vasocon may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Vasocon on the Kidneys?


      Vasocon is not harmful for kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Vasocon on the Liver?


      Vasocon is completely safe for the liver.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Vasocon on the Heart?


      Vasocon may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Vasocon with Other Drugs

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

    Severe

    Moderate



    Vasocon Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Vasocon

    • Is this Vasocon habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Vasocon has not been reported.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Vasocon as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Vasocon 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?


      No, Vasocon is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Vasocon Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Vasocon


      Taking Vasocon with food does not cause any problems.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Vasocon


      No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Vasocon with alcohol will be.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Vasocon

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Vasocon with digoxin?

    Dr. Ashish Mishra MBBS , Pathology

    No, you cannot take Vasocon with digoxin, as it may cause irregular heart rhythm which may affect the patients with heart disease or suffering from high blood pressure.

    Question about 5 years ago

    How does Vasocon work?

    Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , Cardiology, Pediatrics, General Surgery, General Physician, Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine

    The injectable form of Vasocon works by loosening the muscles in the airways and tightening the blood vessels hence, help in getting relief from allergic reactions. While as an inhalation form of Vasocon works by loosening and opening air passages to the lungs to make breathing easier.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Vasocon on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    No, Vasocon should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Vasocon cause heart attack?

    Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , Cardiology, Pediatrics, General Surgery, General Physician, Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine

    Yes, Vasocon may cause a heart attack as it changes in the rhythm and speed of the heart and narrows the blood vessels.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can I take Vasocon without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Saurabh Dhamdhere MBBS , Orthopedics

    No, Vasocon is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, the patient should seek doctors advice before taking this medication by himself or herself.



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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; Adrenalin (epinephrine)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 133

    Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Adrenaline (epinephrine)*

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