Tramadol

Tramadol Therapeutic action Centrally acting analgesic (weak opioid, serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) Indications Moderate acute pain Presentation and route of administration 100 mg ampoule (50 mg/ml, 2 ml) for SC, IM, slow IV... Read more »

Thiamine = Vitamin B1

Thiamine = Vitamin B1 Therapeutic action Vitamin Indications Initial treatment of severe thiamine deficiency: severe acute forms of beriberi, neurological complications of chronic alcoholism (severe polyneuritis, Wernicke’s encephalopathy, Korsakoff syndrome) Presentation and... Read more »

Streptomycin

Streptomycin = S Therapeutic action Antibacterial with bactericidal activity (group of aminoglycosides) Indications Tuberculosis, in combination with other antituberculous antibacterials Presentation and route of administration Powder for injection, vial containing 1 g... Read more »

Spectinomycin

Spectinomycin Therapeutic action Antibacterial (group of aminoglycosides) Indications Second choice treatment of gonococcal infections Presentation and route of administration Powder for injection in 2 g vial, to be dissolved with the diluent... Read more »

Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4%

Sodium Bicarbonate 8.4% Indications Severe metabolic acidosis Presentation 10 ml or 20 ml ampoule Composition Sodium bicarbonate in hypertonic solution: 8.4 g per 100 ml Ionic composition: sodium (n a + ):... Read more »

Salbutamol = Albuterol

Salbutamol = Albuterol Therapeutic action Indications Threatened premature labour Presentation and route of administration 0.25 mg in 5 ml ampoule (0.05 mg/ml) for SC, IM, slow IV injection or infusion Also comes... Read more »

Quinine

Quinine Therapeutic action Antimalarial Indications Treatment of severe falciparum malaria Presentation and route of administration 600 mg of quinine dihydrochloride in 2 ml ampoule (300 mg/ml), to be diluted in 5% glucose,... Read more »

Protamine

Protamine Therapeutic action n eutralisation of the anticoagulant action of unfractionated heparin Partial neutralisation of the anticoagulant action of low molecular weight heparin Indications Haemorrhagic syndromes resulting from accidental heparin overdosage Presentation... Read more »

Promethazine

Promethazine Therapeutic action Sedating antihistamine, anti-emetic Indications Symptomatic treatment of allergic reactions, when oral administration is not possible n ausea and vomiting Presentation and route of administration 50 mg in 2 ml... Read more »

Potassium Chloride 10% = Kcl 10%

Potassium Chloride 10% = Kcl 10% Indications Treatment of severe hypokalaemia (arrhythmia, marked muscular weakness, rhabdomyolysis or serum potassium level ≤ 2.5 mmol/litre) Presentation and route of administration Ampoule containing 10% potassium... Read more »