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Sigmachrome Injection

Manufactured byMANEESH PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Description

Sigmachrome Injection is a hemostatic agent which helps in the clotting of blood and prevents bleeding. It is used to treat bleeding episodes during or after surgeries or in medical conditions such as dental bleeding, hematemesis (vomiting blood), hemoptysis (coughing up blood), epistaxis (bleeding from the nose), hematuria (blood in the urine), etc. and bleeding from wounds.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Sigmachrome Injection

  • Muscle weakness
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Injection site pain
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Skin rash

Uses of Sigmachrome Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hemorrhage
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after assessing the condition and evaluating the risks and benefits associated with the use of this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to carbazochrome or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment after assessing the condition and evaluating the risks and benefits associated with the use of this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
General warnings

Other medicines

Sigmachrome Injection may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Liver impairment

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of liver function and appropriate dose adjustments may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Since this medicine is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

Overdose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very less. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
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
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine acts by stabilizing the walls of the capillaries and acts on platelets to prevent leakage of blood.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Hemostatics

Schedule

Schedule H

Carbazochrome - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 4 January 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09012

Stadmed Pvt Ltd - Product - Styptocid [Internet]. Stadmed.co.in. 2019 [cited 4 January 2019]. Available from:

http://stadmed.co.in/styptocid.php
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Information on this page was last updated on 9 Sep 2019

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