Tosiban 6.75mg Injection

Tosiban 6.75mg Injection

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Introduction

Tosiban 6.75mg Injection is used in the treatment of premature labor, a condition when the uterus starts contracting for birth too early than usual. It makes the uterus contraction less in nature and prevents early delivery.

Tosiban 6.75mg Injection is given as an injection into veins followed by IV infusion(drip) at a hospital under the supervision of a doctor. Do not try to self- administered the medicine. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor is the right person to decide the exact dose, hence follow your doctor’s advice. It is not given for more than 3 treatments, make sure do not exceed the treatment duration.

The most common side effects of this medicine include injection site reaction, headache, nausea, vomiting, increased sugar level and low blood pressure (dizziness). If these bother you, or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. To overcome dizziness rise slowly while from sitting or lying position.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney or liver disease, or if you are pregnant more than 24 weeks or you are pregnant with two babies. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Your doctor may check you for contraction and baby heart rate during treatment.

Uses of Tosiban Solution for Injection

Side effects of Tosiban Solution for 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 Tosiban

  • Injection site reaction
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Increased glucose level in blood
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Dizziness
  • Hot flashes
  • Slow heart rate
  • Vomiting

How to use Tosiban Solution for Injection

Your doctor or nurse will guide you how to use this medicine.

How Tosiban Solution for Injection works

Tosiban 6.75mg Injection works by blocking the action of a natural hormone called Oxytocin. It is hormone which causes the uterus (womb) to contract. Blocking the action of Oxytocin helps to delay the premature birth of the baby.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Tosiban 6.75mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tosiban 6.75mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding

UNSAFE
Tosiban 6.75mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving

SAFE
Tosiban 6.75mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tosiban 6.75mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tosiban 6.75mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver

CAUTION
Tosiban 6.75mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tosiban 6.75mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.