Rapifol 10mg Injection 20ml

Anaesthesia General Rx required
Mfr: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.130.00

What is RAPIFOL 10MG?

  • RAPIFOL 10MG contains Propofol which belongs to a group of medicines called general anaesthetics
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What RAPIFOL 10MG is used for?

It is used in patients to:

  • cause unconsciousness (sleep) during surgical operations or other procedures
  • sedate (so that you are sleepy but not completely asleep) during diagnostic and surgical procedures, alone or in combination with local or regional anesthesia
  • sedate when receiving artificial respiration in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Talk to Doctor

Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor, if you:

  • are allergic to Propofol or any of the other ingredients of this medicine   
  • have or ever had a fit or convulsion 
  • have very high levels of fat in your blood
  • have ever been told that your body has problems in fat metabolism
  • had lost lots of water (you are dehydrated)
  • have any other health problems such as with your heart, breathing, kidneys or liver
  • have been generally unwell for some time
  • Do not have RAPIFOL 10MG if you are pregnant unless absolutely necessary
  • This medicine can pass into breast milk. Therefore, you should not breastfeed your baby for 24 hours after taking this medicine
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • Your doctor will give you the right dose based on your child’s age and body weight
  • You may still feel sleepy for some time while taking this medicine. Do not drive or use any tools or machines if you feel so

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • rifampicin (used for tuberculosis)
  • It will be given to you as an injection into a vein by a doctor or nurse

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Very Rare

Side effects that can happen during anaesthesia:

  • a feeling of pain at the site of the injection (while the injection is being given, before you fall asleep)
  • low blood pressure
  • changes in your breathing pattern
  • slow heart beat

Side effects that can happen after anaesthesia:

  • nausea, vomiting
  • headache

Side effects that can happen after anaesthesia:

  • swelling and redness along a vein or blood clots

Side effects that can happen during anaesthesia:

  • twitching and shaking of your body or a fit (may also happen when you wake up)
  • unusual colour of urine (may also happen when you wake up)
  • heart failure
  • inflammed pancreas (pancreatitis) which causes severe stomach pain too much acid in your blood. this may make you breathe more quickly
  • increased amount of potassium in your blood
  • high blood level of a type of fat called lipids
  • abnormal heart beat
  • enlargement of the liver
  • kidney failure

Side effects that can happen during anaesthesia:

  • allergic reactions
  • stopping of your heart beat
  • buildup of fluid in the lungs which can make you very breathless (may also happen when you wake up)

Side effects that can happen after anaesthesia:

  • feeling sexually aroused
  • high temperature (fever)
  • redness or soreness where the injection was given
  • being unconscious after the operation
  • tissue damage
Additional Information
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store below 25°C

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