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    5 Drugs classified under this therapeutic system


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    Adrenaline
    Teva
    RX
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    Adrenaline

    Sympathomimetic. Adrenaline 1 mg/1 ml.
    AMP: 1 ml x 25 amp. See lit.
    Relief respirat. distress due to
    bronchospasm. Rapid relief hypersens.
    react. drugs/other allergens. Prolongat.
    action infiltrat. anesthet. May be of value
    in restor. cardiac rhythm in cardiac arrest.
    Not to be used in cardiac fail./hemorrh.
    traum./cardiogen. shock. Tmt. mucosal
    congest. of hay fever rhinit./acute sinusit.
    Relief bronch. asthm. paroxysms.
    Symptomat. relief serum sickness
    urticaria/angioneurot. edema. Openangle
    glaucoma. Relaxat. uterine
    musculature, inhibit. uterine contractions.
    Hemostat. agent in syncope due to
    complete heart block/carotid sinus
    hypersens., resuscitat. in cardiac arrest
    follow. anesthet. accidents.

    Emerade
    Neopharm
    RX
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    Emerade

    Sympathomimetic. Epinephrine Tartrate 150, 300, 500 mcg.
    PRE-FILL.PEN (Sol. for IM inj.): 1,2. Paed. population:
    Use in child.: 500 mcg is not recomm. for use in child.
    Child. below 15 kg bdy. wt.: A dosage below 150 mcg cannot be admin. with suffic. accuracy in child. wt˂15 kg and use is therefore not recomm. unless under med. advice.
    Children between 15 kg and 30 kg bdy. wt.: The usual dose is 150 mcg.
    Child. over 30 kg bdy. wt.: The usual dose is 300 mcg.
    Adolescent pts. over 30 kg bdy. wt.: The dosage recommend. for adult pts. should be follow.
    Use in adult.: The recomm. dose is 300 mcg for individ. under 60 kg bdy. wt. The recomm. dose is 300-500 mcg for individ. over 60 kg bdy. wt., depend. on clinical judgement.
    Indicated in the emergency tmt. of severe allerg. react. (Type I) includ. anaphylaxis to sting. insects (e.g., order Hymenoptera, which include bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets and fire ants) and biting insects (e.g., triatoma, mosquitoes), allergen immunother., foods, drugs, diagnost. testing substances (e.g., radiocontrast media) and other allergens, as well as idiopathic anaphylaxis or exercise-induced anaphylaxis.
    Intended for immediate admin. in pts. who are determin. be at incr. risk for anaphylaxis, including individ. with a history of anaphylact. react.
    Immediate admin. as emerg. support. ther. only and is not a substitute for immed. med. care.
    C/I: Hypersens.

    Epipen
    Trupharm
    RX
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    Epipen

    Sympathomimetic. Epinephrine 0.3 mg /0.3 ml.
    AUTO-INJECTOR: (for intramusc. use for
    immediate self-admin.) Single units.
    Delivers a single dose of 0.3 mg for
    adults and child over 30 kg.
    Severe allerg. react. (anaphylaxis) to
    hymenoptera stings, foods and other
    allergens and in life threatening
    situations
    caused by asth. attack.
    C/I: See lit. (In life-threat. sit. no
    absolute C.I.).

    Epipen Junior
    Trupharm
    RX
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    Epipen Junior

    Sympathomimetic. Epinephrine 0.15 mg / 0.3 ml.
    AUTO-INJECTOR: (for intramusc. use for
    self-admin.) Single unit. Delivers a
    single dose of 0.15 mg as support. ther.
    Child (over 15 kg): 0.01 mg/kg bdy. wt.
    Severe allerg. react. (anaphylaxis) to
    hymenoptera stings, foods and other
    allergens and in life threat. situations
    caused by asth. attack.
    C/I: See lit. (In life-threat. sit. no absolute
    C.I.).

    Ruconest – Powder for Solution for Injection
    Kamada
    RX
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    Ruconest – Powder for Solution for Injection

    Drugs used in Hereditary Angioedema. Conestat Alfa 2100 U/25ml.
    VIAL: 1x 25ml. Adults up to 84 kg body
    weight: One IV inj. of 50 U/kg bdy wt.
    Adults of 84 kg bdy wt or greater: One
    IV inj. of 4200 U (2 vials).
    For tmt. of acute angioedema attacks in
    adults with hereditary angioedema (HAE)
    due to C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency.
    C/I: Hypersens., known or susp. allergy
    to rabbits.


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