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Cevagine


Composition:
Each ampoule contains:
Ascorbic acid       1 gm
Analgin               1 gm

Properties:-
Cevagine ampoules contain ascorbic acid & analgin. Ascorbic acid is necessary for tissue repair and resistance to infection while analgin has analgesic and antipyretic activity.

Indications & usage:
Cevagine ampoules are used:
- In severe life threatening fever.
- In cancer pain.

Contraindications:-
Cevagine ampoules are contraindicated in persons with hypersensitivity to any of the components of the product.

Side effects:
-    Use of cevagine ampoule is associated with  an increased risk of agranulocytosis, shock and acute attacks of porphyria.
-    Large doses may cause diarrhea.

Drug interactions:
-    Acidification of urine by Cevagine may cause precipitation of cystine, urate or oxalate stones and will alter the excretion of certain other drugs administered concurrently.
Cevagine will interfere with the effectiveness of disulfiram given to patients to encourage abstention from alcohol.

Warnings & precautions:
-    Persons with diabetes, patients prone to recurrent renal calculi, those undergoing stool occult blood tests and those on sodium restricted diets or anticoagulant therapy should not take excessive doses of cevagine ampoules over an extended period of time.
-    Cevagine ampoules (containing sulfites) may cause allergic-type reactions including anaphylactic symptoms and asthmatic episodes in certain susceptible people.
-    Too rapid intravenous injection is to be avoided.
-    Because of the risk of serious side effects, use of Cevagine ampoules is considered justified only in severe pain.
-    Cevagine ampoules are not used as Routine Analgesic.

Pregnancy:
Cevagine ampoules should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Lactation:
Caution should be exercised when Cevagine ampoules are administered to a nursing woman.

Dosage and administration:
1-2 ampoules daily by intravenous route.

Therapeutic category: Analgesic, Antipyretic

Legal category: Prescription only medicine

Package:
Box containing 3 ampoules.

Storage:
Store at temperature below 30° C, protect from light

THIS IS A MEDICAMENT
Medicament is a product, which affects your health and its consumption contrary to instructions is dangerous for you. Follow strictly the doctor’s prescription, the method of use and the instructions of the pharmacist who sold the medicament.
- The doctor and the pharmacist are the experts in medicines, their benefits and risks.
- Do not by yourself interrupt the period of treatment prescribed.
- Do not repeat the same prescription without consulting your doctor.
- Keep all medicaments out of reach of children.

Council of Arab Health Ministers, Union of Arab Pharmacists.