Fomepizole Solution For Injection 1G Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Fomepizole: Solution for injection (1g)

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What is this Medicine?

FOMEPIZOLE is used to treat ethylene glycol or methanol poisoning. Ethylene glycol is found in antifreeze and coolants. Methanol may be found in windshield wiper fluid and many cleaning solutions.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Antizol: Solution for injection (1g)
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Fomepizole 1g/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 674570211
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ethylene Glycol Poisoning, Methanol Poisoning

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Fomepizole 1g/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Fomepizole 1g/ml Solution for Injection

Visual Impairment Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Hiccups Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Eosinophilia Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Loose Stools Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Fast Eye Movements Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heartburn Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*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 Fomepizole 1g/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 Fomepizole 1g/ml Solution for Injection(Fomepizole)
Alcohol and Fomepizole(Fomepizole)
Fomepizole (Antizol) is mainly used in a hospital or clinic to treat ethylene glycol (a component of antifreeze) or methanol poisoning. Using Fomepizole and Ethanol together can cause an increase in blood levels of both Fomepizole and Ethanol. Let the health care provider know if Ethanol has been consumed.
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

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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