Active ingredients: isoprenaline
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 11 JUNE 1996 : Isuprel is indicated for mild or transient episodes of heart block that do not require electric shock or pacemaker therapy; for serious episodes of heart block and Adams-Stoke attacks (except when caused by ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation); for use in cardiac arrest until electric shock or pacemaker therapy, the treatments of choice, area available; for bronchospasm occurring during anaesthesia; as an adjunct to fluid and electrolyte replacement therapy and the use of other drugs and procedures in the treatment of hypovolaemic and septic shock, low cardiac output (hypoperfusion) states, congestive heart failure, and cardiogenic shock.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Subcutaneous. This medicine is injected, usually with a short needle or pen-like device, into the fat just beneath the skin.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient isoprenaline
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems