CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION

CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION

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Introduction

CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION is used in the treatment of low levels of sodium in the blood. It reduces the amount of water in the blood and raises the blood sodium level in hospitalized patients.

CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION is given by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them.

Using this medicine can cause some common side effects such as injection site reactions (pain, redness, swelling) fever, decreased potassium level in blood, headache, and decreased blood pressure. Let your doctor know if any of these side effects do not go away or get worse.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any problems with your heart, liver, or kidneys. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should consult with their doctors before taking this medicine.

Uses of Convizin Injection

  • Low levels of sodium in the blood

Side effects of Convizin 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 Convizin

  • Infusion site reaction
  • Headache
  • Decreased potassium level in blood
  • Fever
  • Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)

How to use Convizin Injection

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

How Convizin Injection works

CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION is a vasopressin antagonist. It works by blocking the effect of the hormone vasopressin in the body. This increases urine production, reduces the amount of water in the blood and raises the blood sodium level.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
CONVIZIN 20 MG 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

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

CAUTION
CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.

Liver

CAUTION
CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of CONVIZIN 20 MG INJECTION may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Convizin Injection?

If you miss a dose of CONVIZIN 20 MG 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.