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Brand name: Pralidoxime Iodide (Phebra) TM

Active ingredients: pralidoxime iodide

What it is used for

INDICATIONS AS AT 01 JAN 1991 : Pralidoxime Iodide injection is indicated as an antidote for : The treatment of poisoning due to those pesticides and chemicals of the organophosphate class which have anticholinesterase activity, and the control of overdosage by anticholinesterase drugs used in the treatment of myasthenia gravis.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

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.

Visual appearance

Clear, colourless to pale straw coloured solution.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

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

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