What is Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide) used for?
Coramine Glucose® is commonly used for:
- Prophylaxis or syncope due to respiratory failure
- Asthenia, fatigue, especially at high attitudes
How should I take Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide)?
Take this drug directly as direction of doctor or pharmacist.
How do I store Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide)?
Coramine Glucose® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Coramine Glucose® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Coramine Glucose® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Coramine Glucose® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide)?
This drug is contraindicated in case of:
- Hypersensitivity to any ingredient of the medicine
- Children under 15 years
The drug may give positive doping test in sport.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using this medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.
What side effects can occur from Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide)?
The side-effects are manifested only when the drug is overdosed. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide)?
Coramine Glucose® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Products may interact with this drug, such as:
- General anesthetics
- Para-amino salicylic acid
Does food or alcohol interact with Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide)?
Coramine Glucose® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide)?
Coramine Glucose® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
These health conditions are:
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide).
What is the dose of Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide) for an adult?
The recommended dosage is 1-2 tablets, 2-3 times daily.
What is the dose of Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide) for a child?
The recommended dosage for children 5 years old or older is 1-2 lozenges, 2-3 times daily.
How is Coramine Glucose® (Dextrose Monohydrate, Nikethamide) available?
Coramine Glucose® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Tablets, Chewable; Oral; Dextrose Monohydrate 1.5 g; Nikethamide 125 mg
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Coramine Glucose®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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Review Date: February 17, 2017 | Last Modified: September 13, 2019
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