Prethcamide Pharmacology


About Prethcamide
Amide derivative, A respiratory stimulant.
Mechanism of Action of Prethcamide
Prethcamide acts by promoting excitation of central neurons. It produces respiratory stimulation by an action on peripheral carotid and aortic body chemoreceptors. As the dose is increased Prethcamide stimulates respiratory centers in the medulla and other parts of brain. The respiratory stimulant action is manifested by an increase in tidal volume with a slight increase in respiratory rate.
Pharmacokinets of Prethcamide
Onset of Action for Prethcamide
Duration of Action for Prethcamide
Half Life of Prethcamide
Side Effects of Prethcamide
1. Headache
2. Dizziness
3. Nausea
4. Vomiting
5. Diarrhoea
6. Seizure
7. Chest pain
8 .Heart rate variation
9. Hypertension
10. Laryngospasm
11. Sneezing
12. Urine retention
13. Bronchospasm
14. Hiccups
15. Pruritis
16. Hyperactivity
Contra-indications of Prethcamide
1. Hypersensitivity to Prethcamide
2. Heart failure
3. Hypertension
4. Seizure
5. Head injury
6. Dyspnea
7. Pulmonary embolism
8. Pneumothorax
9. Obstructed air way
10. Acute bronchial asthma
11. Muscle paresis
12. Flail chest
13. Head injury
Special Precautions while taking Prethcamide
1. Hepatic impairment
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
use with caution
Children Related Information
use with caution
Below 12 years: contraindicated
Indications for Prethcamide
1. Respiratory stimulant
Interactions for Prethcamide
Typical Dosage for Prethcamide
100mg 3times daily
Schedule of Prethcamide
Storage Requirements for Prethcamide
Store in airtight container.Protect from heat and light.Keep out of reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Prethcamide
Effects of Overdose of Prethcamide
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

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