Doxapram Hydrochloride 2mg/ml Solution for Infusion (2012)
Active ingredients: Doxapram
Product Name and Form
Doxapram Hydrochloride 2mg/ml Solution for Infusion.
Sterile solution for intravenous infusion.
Qualitative and Quantitative Composition
Dopram Infusion contains 2 mg Doxapram Hydrochloride BP per ml, in 5% Glucose intravenous infusion BP.
Doxapram is an analeptic agent (a stimulant of the central nervous system). Doxapram produces respiratory stimulation mediated through the peripheral carotid chemoreceptors. It is thought to stimulate the carotid body by inhibiting certain potassium channels. Used as temporary measure in hospitalized patients with acute respiratory insufficiency superimposed on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Glucose Intravenous infusion (BP)
Pack sizes and Marketing
Primary container: Viaflex bag in overpouch.
Secondary container: Cardboard carton.
Presentation: each Viaflex bag contains 500 ml.
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