Pamabrom

Description

Pamabrom is a mild diuretic used to treat puffiness, bloating, feeling of fullness, and other signs of temporary water weight gain related to premenstrual and menstrual periods.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Pamabrom

  • Gold colored urine
  • Rash
  • Blistering and peeling of skin
  • Wheezing
  • Chest tightness
  • Troubled breathing and swallowing

Uses of Pamabrom

What is it prescribed for?

  • Edema related to menstrual periods
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If this medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired side effects is recommended.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to pamabrom or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

Anuria

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with anuria (a condition where the kidney is unable to produce urine) due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If this medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired side effects is recommended.
General warnings

Medical conditions

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with medical conditions such as kidney diseases, heart diseases, or high blood pressure due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient. It is advised that you report all your medical conditions to the doctor before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Sports

Athletes are advised not to indulge in certain sports while using this medicine. Archery, racing, shooting and other high-risk sports should be avoided. Sportspersons should refer to the list of medicines published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) which are not to be taken while participating in specific sports events.

Use in pediatrics

Patients below 18 years of age should use this medicine only under the supervision of a doctor.

Missed Dose

This medicine is usually taken on an as-needed basis. If you are on a scheduled dosing regimen, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Benazepril

Iloprost

Fenoldopam

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as directed on the label or as prescribed by your doctor. It is advised to drink 6 to 8 glasses of water each day while you are taking this medicine. Start taking this medicine 5 or 6 days before you expect your menstrual period to start for better results. You can stop the use of this medicine once the desired effect is obtained or at the end of your menstrual period. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Patients under 18 years of age should use this medicine only as directed by a doctor. Discontinue therapy and consult a doctor if the symptoms do not improve/last for more than 10 consecutive days.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by increasing urination. This results in excretion of excess water and reduces the associated symptoms of edema, bloating, fullness, etc.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Miscellaneous diuretics

Schedule

OTC

DailyMed -pamabrom capsule [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 23 March 2018]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=ab10451e-ff87-4974-bec4-7ba19c5bbe65

Pamabrom - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 23 March 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB11106

DailyMed - pamabrom tablet, film coated [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 3 April 2018]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=37dfece3-d570-4ab2-ba95-af6eb1f3acd4

[Internet]. Diurex.com. 2018 [cited 3 April 2018]. Available from:

https://www.diurex.com/uploads/files/5942cc92d764e.pdf

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Information on this page was last updated on 3 Apr 2018

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