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Amidate: Solution for injection (2mg)

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What is this Medicine?

Etomidate (e TOM i date) is an anesthetic. It is used to produce sleep before surgery.

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Amidate 2mg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 000748062
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
General Anesthesia Induction, Obstetric Anesthesia, General Anesthesia Maintenance

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Amidate 2mg/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Amidate 2mg/ml Solution for Injection

Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
1.2-42.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Muscle Twitches Incidence:
74.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Amidate 2mg/ml Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Amidate 2mg/ml Solution for Injection(Etomidate)
Alcohol and CNS Depressants(Etomidate)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking this medicine. Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. You may feel drowsy or more tired when taking these drugs together. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. If you notice slurred speech, confusion, severe weakness, or difficulty breathing, contact your health care provider immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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