Anexate is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) flumazenil. On this page you will find out more about Anexate, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: flumazenil
Information for medicine and pack size:
Anexate 500 microgram/5 mL injection solution, 5 x 5 mL ampoules
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Anexate is indicated for the use in hospitalised patients for the reversal of acute benzodiazepine effects (overdose or therapeutic). Hospitalised patients are patients admitted to hospital, inpatient care and under continued professional observation while under the influence of Anexate. Not to be used in outpatients or short stay patients. Not to be used as a diagnostic.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Clear, colourless liquid|
|Dosage Form||Injection, solution|
|Route of administration||Intravenous|
5 mL x 5: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Light|
|Life time||5 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
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Anexate Solution for injection - myDr.com.au
Anexate Solution for injection - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
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Anexate (flumazenil) information | myVMC
Anexate (flumazenil) is used to counter the effects of benzodiazepine overdose, both suspected and unknown. It is also used to awaken people after surgery.
Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website
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