Analginum with diphenhydramine: indications, contraindications and recommended dosage
Jul 07, 2018
If a child or an adult has a high temperature for a long time, no antipyretic drugs help, then others usually panic - the native person "burns", and no measures bring relief.Of course, the most reasonable in this situation will be the call of the ambulance brigade, which will not only help alleviate the condition of the patient, but also assess his state of health, determine the feasibility of placing the patient in a medical institution.And if the call of the doctor or ambulance team is impossible?In this case, the injection of analgin with diphenhydramine will help to cope with the high temperature of the body.How correctly to make this injection, in what proportions it is necessary to combine two medicinal preparations and what is the dosage for adults and children - these questions will be answered in the presented material.Table of contents: When to use analgin with diphenhydramine Contraindications for the use of analgin with diphenhydramine Analgin dosage with diphenhydramine
When to use analgin with diphenhydramine
Each drug instruction contains a section that provides information on the possible combination of medications.This combination can have an extremely negative effect on the patient's condition, but in some cases, the simultaneous use of two drugs has a positive effect - the drugs simply complement each other and bring considerable relief to the patient.These drugs are Analgin and Dimedrol.
Analgin - refers to the drugs of analgesic action, can be used as an anti-inflammatory and antipyretic.Diphenhydramine is a remedy for antihistamine, antiemetic and sedative effects.
The combination of these two drugs is recommended by doctors not only in case of a high temperature, which itself does not subside and does not lend itself to antipyretics. Here are just some conditions in which the use of analgin with diphenhydramine is quite advisable:
- colic and renal;
- tooth pain( acute);
- inflammatory processes in various organs and systems;
- condition after trauma - intense pain;
- myalgia, joint pain, neuralgia;
- condition after high degree burns;
- recovery period after surgical interventions.
Analgin and diphenhydramine are available in various pharmacological forms - tablets, suppositories, injections, but the combination of the solutions of the drugs under consideration is most effective.
Note: after the administration of a solution of analgin with dimedrol, the patient's condition improves after 15 minutes - the pain subsides, the body temperature decreases.This is the fastest way to reduce even too high a temperature, but this measure is urgent, urgent and not therapeutic.
It is worth knowing that the administration of solutions of analgin and dimedrol is accompanied by dehydration. To prevent this, doctors recommend the patient to provide a copious drink - immediately after the administration of analgin with diphenhydramine, the patient should drink at least 500 ml of water.
Contraindications to the use of analgin with dimedrol
The drugs in question have a lot of contraindications to the use.But in combination, they only strengthen each other's action, so you need to pay close attention to possible contraindications. So, the solution of analgin with diphenhydramine is strictly contraindicated if the patient has previously been diagnosed with:
- diabetes mellitus of any type;
- renal failure, which occurs in a severe degree;
- any blood pathology;
- bronchial asthma with frequent relapses;
- diseases of the bladder, in particular - stenosis of the neck of this organ;
- Ophthalmic diseases - for example, glaucoma
- liver failure, occurring in a severe stage.
In addition, analgin with diphenhydramine is not used to provide emergency medical care to pregnant women, during lactation and children under 12 months of age.
Note: diphenhydramine has a powerful sedative effect, accompanied by increased drowsiness, so when using this combination of drugs, you must abandon driving and dangerous activities. It is strictly forbidden to drink alcoholic beverages when you inject analgin with diphenhydramine - this combination can provoke a powerful poisoning, up to the coma of the patient.
Dosage of analgin with diphenhydramine
Disturbance of the dosage of the drugs in question upward can lead to seizure syndrome and death of the patient .Therefore, you need to know how to properly calculate the dose and be extremely careful when introducing drugs to children.
Analgin dosage with diphenhydramine for children
By the way, in childhood recommended for use candles Analdym - a ready-made combination of the drugs in question. Candle dosage:
- in children 1-4 years - once a day, 100 milligrams;
- at the age of 4 years - 12 years - once a day no more than 250 milligrams;
- adolescents over the age of 12 years - two-time administration of suppositories per day.
In terms of injectable solutions, the following dosage is recommended for childhood:
- Analgin - based on 10 milligrams of the drug per kilogram of patient weight;
- Dimedrol - at the rate of 0. 41 milligrams for each year of the patient's age.
The medications in question are recruited in a single syringe and necessarily in the sequence of analgin-dimedrol. The media can not be mixed / shaken in a syringe, but must be administered intramuscularly and very slowly.
Note: is often accompanied by papaverine to the combination of analgin and diphenhydramine, but this is only permitted for the doctor's prescription.
Separately, it is worth mentioning the possible side effects that may appear when introducing the medications under consideration:
- nausea and vomiting - repeated, and vomiting does not bring relief;
- heart palpitations;
- disruption of the intestine - there may be constipation or diarrhea;
- marked sweating;
- impairment of blood counts - reduction of hemoglobin level, diagnosis of anemia.
In pediatric practice, the use of analgin with diphenhydramine is an emergency measure, it must be a one-time procedure and in no case should the permanent character of be accepted.
Dosage for adults
If the introduction of the drugs is intended for adults, the need for safe dosage is not eliminated.It is generally accepted that it is advisable for adults to administer 0, 3 ml of Analgin and 0, 2 ml of Diphenhydramine once.The action of this complex solution lasts 6 hours, so injecting too often just does not make sense.In general, if after the introduction of analgin with diphenhydramine does not come the improvement of well-being after 30 minutes, this is the reason for immediate application for qualified medical care.
It is advisable for adults to give preference to injections of analgin with diphenhydramine( although there are tableted forms of these drugs), since with such administration less mucous of the organs of the gastrointestinal tract, kidneys and liver are less stressed.
Note: if there is a possibility to improve the condition of the patient in other ways, then it is worth to give up analgin with dimedrolum - these preparations are too aggressive in combination.
Administration of analginum + diphenhydramine is carried out according to the standard scheme:
- ampoules with preparations are rubbed with alcohol and opened;
- , first, an analgin is injected into the syringe, followed by diphenhydramine;
- it is impossible to shake the solution in a syringe;
- is administered by intramuscular injection;
- the rate of injection should be as slow as possible.
If the administration of the drugs under consideration was, then after the completion of the treatment the patient must necessarily undergo a laboratory blood test, as its picture can radically change.
Analginum with diphenhydramine is a combination of solutions that will be effective in many pathological conditions.But it is worth remembering that you need to enter such medications either according to the doctor's prescription or in case you can not seek qualified medical help.Be sure to observe the permitted dosages, the best option is to get a consultation with a doctor until the moment when it becomes necessary to use analgin with diphenhydramine.
Tsygankova Yana Aleksandrovna, medical reviewer, therapist of the highest qualification category