Tachyra Injection 3ml

Arrhythmiasis Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

TACHYRA contains Amiodarone which belongs to a group of medicine called anti-arrhythmics. It is used to treat uneven heartbeats, Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, other types of fast or uneven heartbeats such as atrial flutter or atrial fibrillation.  Arrhythmia is a problem with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat where the heart beats too fast, too slow, or with an irregular rhythm. Tachycardia is a condition where a heart beats too fast and bradycardia is a condition where a heart beats too slow.

It works by regulating the heartbeat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart. The most common side effects are blurred vision, generally moderate slow heart rate, decrease in blood pressure, local injection site reaction including swelling, pain, redness, infection, and pigmentation changes (blue or grey marks on parts of your skin exposed to sunlight, especially the face).

TACHYRA will be given as an infusion into your vein by a doctor or nurse. Your doctor will decide the dose and frequency depending on your condition. This medicine is strictly not recommended for use in neonates, infants and children up to 3 years old. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF TACHYRA

  • Treat uneven heartbeats

HOW TACHYRA WORKS

TACHYRA works by regulating the heartbeat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

TACHYRA will be administered by a doctor or nurse. It will be given as an infusion into your vein. Your doctor will decide the dose and frequency depending on your condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF TACHYRA

SERIOUS

  • breathing difficulties
  • chest pain
  • severe allergic reaction including sudden itchy rash (hives), swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips, mouth, or throat t (which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing), faint, in­flammation of blood vessels

COMMON

  • blurred vision
  • sun burning
  • itchy, red rash (eczema)
  • generally moderate slow heart rate
  • decrease in blood pressure
  • local injection site reaction including swelling, pain, redness, infection, and pigmentation changes (blue or grey marks on parts of your skin exposed to sunlight, especially the face)
  • feeling extremely restless or agitated, weight loss, increased sweating and being unable to stand the heat(hyper-thyroidism)
  • feeling extremely tired, weak, or run-down, weight gain, being unable to stand the cold, constipation, and aching muscles(hypo-thyroidism)
  • trembling when you move your arms or legs
  • muscle weakness
  • nightmares
  • problems sleeping

RARE

  • hypersensitivity reactions

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Constipation: 

Take fibre rich foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Exercise more regularly.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

TACHYRA is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

TACHYRA is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Your doctor will tell you how long to wait before driving a car or using machine after you are given this medicine.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with TACHYRA.

KIDNEY

TACHYRA should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

TACHYRA should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take TACHYRA if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Amiodarone or any other ingredients in this medicine.

LUNGS

TACHYRA is not recommended in patients with active lung diseases (severe breathing problems). Before taking, discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

HEART DISEASE

TACHYRA is not recommended in patients with active heart diseases. Before taking, discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,

  • thyroid problems
  • serious blood circulation problems
  • very low blood pressure
  • an elderly person (> 60 years)
  • an any problems with your eyesight (includes an illness called optic neuritis)

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • antibiotics used to treat infection
  • chlorpromazine, thioridazine, fluphenazine, pimozide, haloperidol, amisulpride or sertindole (used to treat schizophrenia)
  • lithium, doxepin, maprotiline or amitriptyline (used to treat other mental illnesses)
  • medicines used to treat malaria
  • antihistamines such as terfenadine, astemizole or mizolastine (used to treat hay fever, rashes, or other allergies)
  • gastrointestinal agents such as cisapride, droperidol
  • medicines used to treat heart problems
  • laxatives such as bisacodyl or senna (used to treat constipation)
  • statins such as simvastatin or atorvastatin (used to treat high cholesterol)
  • tetracosactrin (used for some blood test or sometimes in the treatment of Crohn's disease)
  • warfarin (used for thinning the blood)
  • phenytoin (used to treat fits)
  • ciclosporin and tacrolimus (used to prevent rejection of transplants)
  • sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil (used to treat impotence)
  • fentanyl (used for pain relief)
  • ergotamine (used for migraines)
  • midazolam (used to treat anxiety or help you relax before surgery)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Amiodarone
Pharmacological Category :   Antiarrhythmic Agent
Therapeutic Indication :   Uneven heartbeats (arrhythmia)
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Prefilled syringe

MORE INFORMATION

Do not store above 30°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT TACHYRA

How does TACHYRA works?

It works by regulating heartbeat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

Can I take TACHYRA during heart disease?

It is not recommended in patients with active heart diseases. Before taking, discuss the risks and benefits with you doctor.

Can TACHYRA be stopped suddenly?

Patients should not stop taking without doctor supervision due to the health risks of untreated arrythmias.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Antiarrhythmic Drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh Edition,2013. Page - 533-534.

2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page -182-191.

3. H J Wellens, K I Lie, F W Bär, J C Wesdorp, H J Dohmen, D R Düren, D Durrer. Effect of amiodarone in the Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov. Aug 1976. [Accessed 01 Dec 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/952262/

4. Bioindustria Laboratorio Medicinali S.p.A; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on July 2017] [Accessed 01 Dec 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8739.pdf

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    1
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    Item Weight
    10
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