Dexpanthenol solution for injection
What is this medicine?
DEXPANTHENOL (dex-PANTH-en-ohl) is a medicine used to help make your intestines work better after stomach surgery.
How should I use this medicine?
This medicine is for injection into a muscle or vein. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips or tongue
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
nausea or vomiting
What may interact with this medicine?
medicines that relax muscles for surgery like succinylcholine
narcotic medicines for pain
What if I miss a dose?
This does not apply.
Where should I keep my medicine?
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
an unusual or allergic reaction to dexpanthenol, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
What should I watch for while using this medicine?
Tell your doctor of healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
July 17, 2018