Dexdomitor injection is used to help you sleep (calm) before or during surgery or other medical procedures.
This injection is also used to calm patients who have been intubated and mechanically ventilated during treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU).
This drug cannot be used by patients. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse only in a medical facility.
Your doctor will follow you closely after the medicine is injected into you.
In some cases, this injection can cause hypotension (low blood pressure).
Tell your doctor if you experience blurred vision, confusion, lightheadedness, faintness or lightheadedness, sweating, or unusual tiredness or weakness when you stand up suddenly.
Check with your doctor right away if you have chest pain, dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting, slow or irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, or unusual tiredness after taking the medicine.
These symptoms may be signs of bradycardia (slow heartbeat).
In some cases, this injection can cause hyperthermia (high body temperature).
Check with your doctor right away if you have shallow breathing, dizziness, weak heartbeat, muscle cramps, pale, clammy skin, thirst, or an extremely high fever or body temperature.
Do not take any other medication without talking to your doctor (including over-the-counter, herbal or vitamin supplements).
Dexdomitor Dose Chart
If you experience the following side effects while using the drug, inform your doctor:
- Chest pain
- Dizziness when standing up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
- Breathing problems
- Pale or blue lips
- Fast or slow heartbeat
- Unusual fatigue
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, inform your doctor before using this injection.
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