TIGAN INJECTION Rx
Generic Name and Formulations:
Trimethobenzamide HCl 100mg/mL; for IM inj.
Indications for TIGAN INJECTION:
Treatment of post-op or gastroenteritis-associated nausea and vomiting.
Use lowest effective dose. 200mg IM 3–4 times daily.
Acute dystonic reactions. Extrapyramidal symptoms. May mask other serious disorders (eg, encephalopathy, metabolic imbalance). Children (Reye's syndrome). Monitor for hepatic impairment; discontinue if occurs. Renal impairment. Elderly. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Potentiated by alcohol (avoid), other CNS depressants (eg, sedatives, hypnotics, opiates, anxiolytics, antipsychotics, anticholinergics); monitor.
Parkinson-like symptoms, drowsiness, blood dyscrasias, blurred vision, coma, seizures, depression, diarrhea, disorientation, dizziness, jaundice, hypotension (inj), headache, muscle cramps, opisthotonos; hepatotoxicity, hypersensitivity reactions.
Caps—100; Single-use vials (2mL)—25; Multi-dose vial (20mL)—1