DRUGS AND SUPPLEMENTS

Dexpanthenol solution for injection

September 30, 2017

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

  • breathing problems

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

  • breast-feeding

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.

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September 30, 2017