Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial

Description

  • Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial is prescribed to treat inflammation,pain and fever 
  • Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial is also be prescribed to treat colds,muscular pains,severe migraine,toothaches and joint pains
  • Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial contains paracetamol 
  • Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial is administered into the patient’s veins by a healthcare professional (eg,nurse)
  • 1G/100MLl of Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial comes packaged in a glass vial.Each vial is sold separately.
Category:
Type

Injection

Feature

100ml/1gm

Unit

vial

Formula

Paracetamol

Composition

Paracetamol 1 gm

Brand

Bosch Pharma

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial belongs to a group of medicines called analgesics or painkillers. It is used for short-term management of mild to moderate pain and fever, commonly in the post-operative rehabilitation phase. The medicine is effective against mild headaches, toothaches, backaches, menstrual cramps, and even mild joint pain, indicated when taking orally is not possible. Alternatively, paracetamol is also known as acetaminophen.

Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial can be used in combination with other medicines or alone as directed by the physician. Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial is available in many different formulations such as tablet, syrup and suspension,  and injectable form; these multiple formulations aid in providing the precise dosage to patients of varying ages and conditions. Dosage of Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial is dependent entirely upon the patient’s pain symptoms and age. Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial is injected intravenously by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not take any medicine without a physician’s advice. 

Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial usually considered safe, it does not cause any side effects and is prescribed by the physician after weighing the benefits over the risks in every individual case. It can very rarely elicit a serious allergic reaction causing rashes, difficulty in breathing, and swelling which requires immediate medical intervention. Before ingesting Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial, kindly inform your doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney dysfunction. Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial is advised with caution in alcoholics and malnourished individuals.

Kindly note it can cause serious complications if taken more than the safe dose. Overdosing or unmonitored self-medication can cause serious side effects. Even in case of severe pain, do not double the dose or increase the prescribed dosage without a doctor’s consultation.

Indications

Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial can be used to treat:

  • Mild to moderate pain such as migraine, menstrual pain etc.
  • Fever
  • Musculoskeletal pain 

How Does Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial Work

The exact mode of action is unknown. It is thought to work by acting on the hypothalamus reducing fever. This medication is also known to block the release of certain chemicals called prostaglandins involved in pain and inflammatory reactions,  which in turn blocks pain impulse generation.

How To Use Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial

Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial’s dosage is entirely dependent on the individual’s weight, age, and fever, or pain symptoms. {product}} is an injectable solution that is given Intravenously by a healthcare provider in a hospital or an IV line can be set up at home by a visiting health professional/nurse. In adults, via intravenous route, repeat a single dose of 1000 mg (1g) every 6 hours. The minimum interval should be 4 hours. When necessary it may be taken up to a maximum of 4 doses (4000 mg) in 24 hours. For infusion purposes Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial can be diluted with some compatible IV solutions such as sodium chloride, ringers lactate, ratio and mixing must be accurate. 

Dosage

Adult Dosage

Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial can be given via intravenous infusion according to the patient’s body weight and requirement. The maximum safe dose must not exceed 4 grams per day in healthy adults with adequate renal and liver function. 

  • Patients weighing 50 kgs or more can be given 1g per 100 ml via slow infusion over a period of 15-20 minutes, 6 hourly
  • Patients weighing 30-50 kg can be given 15mg/kg per 75 ml over a period of 15-20 minutes, 6 hourly 

Maximum safe dose: 4 g (4000 mg) per day

Pediatric Dosage

For patients aged 12 and below, the syrup form of Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial is commonly prescribed. However, the IV route can also be availed when indicated. 

  • Child weighing 10-30 kg can be given 15mg/kg per 75 ml, 6 hourly
  • Child weighing more than 10 kg: 10 mg/kg (1 ml/kg), 6 hourly
  • Child weighing less than 10 kgs: 7.5 mg/kg per 7.5 ml, 6 hourly

[Maximum safe dose for 10-30 kgs: 2 g per day, in a child less than 2 years Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial should not be used, unless advised by the doctor]

Elderly Dosage 

Patients aged 65 years and older mostly start off at a lower dosage due to reduced kidney and liver function. In case of liver and kidney impairment, dose adjustment is required. 

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial is secreted into human milk and is usually safely taken by pregnant females. There is no evidence of risk in humans but if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, please consult your doctor before using Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial. If you are breastfeeding, please consult your doctor before taking Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial:

  • Allergy to Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Renal (kidney) impairment
  • Hepatic (liver) impairment
  • Malnutrition 
  • Excessive alcohol consumption

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial:

  • Avoid injecting into arteries
  • Impaired hepatic (liver) or renal (kidney) function (dose and timings of administration must be adjusted)
  • Alcoholism
  • Chronic malnutrition
  • Dehydration
  • G6PD deficiency (genetic disorder)
  • Hemolytic anaemia (blood disorder due to premature destruction of red blood cells)
  • Risk of serious skin reactions (in which case discontinue)

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of any of the following before using Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial:

  • Drugs that delay gastric (stomach) emptying (e.g anticholinergics, narcotics)
  • Carbamazepine
  • Amyl nitrite
  • epinephrine/lidocaine (risk of methemoglobinemia)
  • Metoclopramide
  • Leflunomide 
  • Oral anticoagulants
  • Lomitapide 
  • Hepatotoxic drugs
  • Zidovudine
  • Alcohol

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial has certain side effects:

  • Pain at the site of injection or cannula 
  • Phlebitis 
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting 
  • Slight weakness/nervous feeling

Rare Adverse Effects

  • Allergic reaction (hives)
  • Drug-induced steven johnson syndrome (SJS)
  • Skin rash
  • Dark-colored stool and urine
  • Loss of appetite
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Arrhythmias 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects 

  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhea: Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water. If you have diarrhea, replenish with plenty of water or other fluids. 
  • Skin Rash– can be eased by applying soothing and healing lotions or creams such as calamine lotion/cream. Apply a cold compress to the rash to help reduce itchiness and redness caused by the rash. An antihistamine (prescribed by a doctor) is also recommended as an effective way to combat any skin rash.

Key Facts About Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial

  • Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial belongs to a class of drugs called Analgesics.
  • Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial is a non-NSAID, non-aspirin painkiller.
  • First choice of drug in the management of mild to moderate pain and fever due to its low toxicity, low cost, and efficacy.
  • It is available in a range of formulations for sale including liquid, oral tablets, oral disintegrating tablets, chewable tablets, controlled-release tablets, dispersible tablets, injectable, and rectal preparations.
  • It is safe to drive after taking this medication
  • Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial should be avoided in patients with severe liver or kidney dysfunction.

FAQs

#1.What if I forget to take the Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial?

In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s near the time of your next scheduled intake, do not repeat the missed dose and follow your usual schedule. Also, make sure you do not double the dose to catch up with the missed dose.

#2.What if I take too much of Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial?

If you experience the following symptoms, kindly seek immediate medical assistance as you may have overdosed on the drug or it has caused an allergic reaction. Overdosing may cause:

  • Troubled breathing
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Sweating 

#3.How does Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial work?

It belongs to a class of drugs called analgesics (painkillers). The exact mode of action is unknown but it is suspected to block the release of certain chemicals blocking pain impulses. It is also known to act on the hypothalamus reducing fever.

#4. How long does it take for Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial to start working?

Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial usually takes less than 20-30 minutes before showing its effects. Kindly consult your doctor in case of any side effects.

#5.Is Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial an antibiotic?

No, it is not an antibiotic. Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial is a painkiller and helps in reducing fever. 

#6.Can Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial be taken with NSAIDs?

Though both are safe medicines, kindly consult your doctor before taking a combination of these two medicines together.

#7. How often can I take Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial?

It can be given to adults in IV infusion a maximum of 4 times in 24 hours. Kindly note there should be at least an interval of 4 hours between each dose. Do not take the medication for more than 3 days without a doctor’s prescription. The effectiveness of this drug lasts for about 4-6 hours.

#8. How should I store  Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial?

Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial should be stored at room temperature or in a cool, dry place (15-25 °C) away from light and moisture. Kindly put it out of reach of children and pets. Do not freeze the product.

#9.Will Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial affect my fertility?

There is no known evidence of Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial affecting fertility in either men or women.

#10.How Does Bofalgan Infusion 100ml/1gm 1 vial Work?

The exact mode of action is unknown. It is suspected to work by acting on the hypothalamus reducing fever. This medication is also known to block the release of certain chemicals which in turn blocks pain impulse generation.