Fibricor Injection

Fibricor Injection

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Introduction

Fibricor Injection is used to treat various types of serious irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) such as fibrillation and tachycardia. It is an anti-arrhythmic type of medicine and rapidly restores your heart to a steady and regular rhythm.

Fibricor Injection is given by a slow drip (infusion) into a vein under the supervision of a doctor. Continuous monitoring of blood pressure and heart rate may be needed while this medicine is administered. It is important that you keep having the injections until your doctor decides it is safe to stop them. After this, you are likely to be prescribed tablets to use yourself. If you stop taking this medicine, you may get dangerous uneven heartbeats, which can be life-threatening.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, taste change, slow heart rate, and diarrhea. This medicine can also cause problems with your liver, lungs, nerves, and thyroid gland. Ask your doctor what signs to look out for and report any symptoms you have. It takes a long time to clear from the body. You may continue to have side effects after you stop using it. Ask your doctor about ways to prevent or reduce them.

Before getting this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have low blood pressure, drink a lot of alcohol or have liver, heart, or thyroid problems. You should also inform your doctor about all other medicines that you are taking as many can seriously affect or be affected by this medicine. Some medicines like certain antibiotics and medicines for depression and mental illness should be avoided with this injection.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor will carry out regular tests to check your liver and thyroid gland. You may also be advised other blood tests, x-rays, and eye tests both before and during treatment.

Uses of Fibricor Injection

  • Arrhythmia

Benefits of Fibricor Injection

In Arrhythmia

Fibricor Injection works by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart. This helps control the uneven beating of your heart and helps it to beat normally. It is normally only given by injection in a hospital when a fast response is needed or when tablets have not worked or cannot be given. This medicine thus prevents serious health problems that can sometimes be fatal and reduces your risk of death.

Side effects of Fibricor Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Fibricor

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Taste change
  • Slow heart rate
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Sleep disorder
  • Photosensitivity
  • Eczema
  • Heart failure
  • Rash
  • Fatigue

How to use Fibricor Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Fibricor Injection works

Fibricor Injection is an anti-arrhythmic medication. It regulates heart beat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Fibricor Injection. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fibricor Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fibricor Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Fibricor Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Fibricor Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Fibricor Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Fibricor Injection?

If you miss a dose of Fibricor Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.