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Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml

Manufacturer/Marketer

Miracalus Pharma Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

PARENTERAL

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Product Details

About Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml

Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml belongs to a class of drugs called antiemetics used to prevent nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy. Nausea is a feeling of uneasiness of the stomach that often comes before vomiting. On the other hand, vomiting is the forcible voluntary or involuntary emptying of stomach contents through the mouth.

Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml contains Palonosetron which works by blocking the action of serotonin, a chemical that stimulates the vomiting centre (chemoreceptor trigger zone – CTZ) located in the brain. Thus, it prevents nausea and vomiting.

Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml will be administered by a healthcare professional; do not self-administer. In some cases, you may experience diarrhoea, constipation, dizziness or headache. Most of these side effects of Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml may be given to children above 1 month in doses as advised by a doctor based on the child's body weight. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml. Drive only if you are alert as Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml may cause tiredness or dizziness. You are recommended to avoid heavy meals and take small nourishing snacks throughout the day. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.

Uses of Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml

Nausea and vomiting

Medicinal Benefits

Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml contains Palonosetron which blocks the action of serotonin, a chemical that stimulates the vomiting centre (chemoreceptor trigger zone – CTZ) located in the brain. Thus, it prevents nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy.

Directions for Use

Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml will be administered by a healthcare professional; do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml

  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml may be given to children above 1 month in doses as advised by a doctor based on the child's body weight. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before taking Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml. Drive only if you are alert as Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml may cause tiredness or dizziness. You are recommended to avoid heavy meals and take small nourishing snacks throughout the day. Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml may interact with antidepressants (citalopram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, paroxetine, sertraline, escitalopram, duloxetine, venlafaxine), heart-related drugs or high blood pressure (quinidine, amiodarone, nicardipine), antibiotics (moxifloxacin, erythromycin), antiemetic (domperidone), antipsychotic drugs (thioridazine, quetiapine, chlorpromazine, haloperidol).

Drug-Food Interaction: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have blocked bowel, repeated constipation, heart problems or imbalance of potassium and magnesium in the blood, inform your doctor before taking Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • CITALOPRAM
  • FLUVOXAMINE
  • PAROXETINE
  • SERTRALINE
  • ESCITALOPRAM
  • DULOXETINE
  • VENLAFAXINE
  • QUINIDINE
  • AMIODARONE
  • NICARDIPINE
  • MOXIFLOXACIN
  • ERYTHROMYCIN
  • DOMPERIDONE
  • THIORIDAZINE
  • QUETIAPINE
  • CHLORPROMAZINE
  • HALOPERIDOL
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      The interaction of alcohol with Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol with Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      consult your doctor

      Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml is given to pregnant women only if the doctor thinks the benefits outweigh the risks. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      consult your doctor

      Please inform your doctor before taking Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml if you are breastfeeding. Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml is given to breastfeeding women only if the doctor thinks the benefits are greater than the risks.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml may cause tiredness or dizziness in some people. Therefore, avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if you feel tired or dizzy after taking Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      safe if prescribed

      Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml may be safe to use in patients with liver problems if prescribed by a doctor. However, if you have any concerns regarding this, please discuss them with your doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      safe if prescribed

      Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml may be safe to use in patients with kidney problems if prescribed by a doctor. However, if you have any concerns regarding this, please discuss them with your doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml may be given to children above 1 month in doses as advised by a doctor based on the child's body weight.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Eat a healthy diet and a low-fat diet, especially in small portions, as it will be easy for digestion. Avoid eating over-sweet food and include more salty food, especially if you have been vomiting.
    • Also, if you like to vomit at a specific time, avoid eating your favourite food at that particular time as your taste for that food may get turned off.
    • Drink any other liquid at least 30 minutes after eating food.
    • If the smell of food makes you feel sick (vomit), do not cook food as it may worsen your condition. Let someone else do the cooking or use prepared food from the freezer.

    Other Information (PAL0169)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Nausea and vomiting: Nausea is a feeling of uneasiness of the stomach that often comes before vomiting. On the other hand, vomiting is the forcible voluntary or involuntary emptying of stomach contents through the mouth. In short, nausea and vomiting are not diseases but are symptoms of many conditions like infections, motion sickness, an early stage of pregnancy, and gastroparesis (slow stomach emptying). There is a receptor located in our brain known as the chemoreceptor zone (CTZ) that controls vomiting.

    FAQs

    Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml contains Palonosetron which works by blocking the action of serotonin, a chemical that stimulates the vomiting centre (chemoreceptor trigger zone – CTZ) located in the brain. Thus, it prevents nausea and vomiting.

    You are not recommended to take erythromycin with Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml as it may increase the risk of severe irregular heart rhythm. However, please consult your doctor before taking other medicines with Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml.

    Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml may cause constipation as a side effect. It is not necessary for everyone taking Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml to experience this side effect. However, if the condition persists or worsens, please consult a doctor.

    Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml should be used with caution in patients suffering from heart problems as it may worsen the condition. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have any heart problems before taking have Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml so that the dose may be adjusted appropriately.

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    Palmocet 0.25 Injection 5 ml

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    1 ml Injection in 1 Vial