Analgin Algopyrin Dipyrone Injection

ANALGIN INJECTION
(ALGOPYRIN/DIPYRONE)


A 50 percent solution of sodium phenyldimethyl pyrazolon-methylaminomethan-sulfone, in ampoules of 1.2 and 5ml bottles of 10ml and tablets of 0.5g.

 
Synonyms

Novalgin. Dolorin.
Analgin is an antipyrine derivative, and some of its therapeutic actions, are superior to antipyrine and amidopyrine. It has an analgesic, antirheumatic, antiphlogistic and antineuralgic effect. The drug relieves pain quickly especially when administered intravenously. It is well tolerated, even in grave conditions of exhaustion and organic heart diseases.

 
Indications

To relieve pain with headache, toothache, lumbago, sciatica, neuralgia, gallblader and renal colic (intravenous) postoperative pains; as an antirheumatic drug in acute and chronic articular and muscular rheumatism.

 
Dosage

To relieve pain: 1 tablet or 20 drops orally 3 to 4 times daily. In severe pains 1 or 2ml of 50 percent solution by intramuscular or intravenous injections once or twice daily. In exceedingly sharp pains the dose may be increased to 5ml of a 50 percent solution administered intravenously.

Children: 2 to 3 years old – 0.05 to 0.10g. 3 to 5 years old – 0.10 to 0.20g two to three times daily.

Highest single dose – 1g.

Highest daily dose – 3g.

 

Packing

Boxes of 6, 10, 50 and 100 ampoules of 1ml

Boxes of 6, 10, 50 and 100 ampoules of 2ml

Boxes of 6, 10, 50 and 100 ampoules of 5ml

Bottles of 10ml

Boxes of 10 tablets 0.5g.

 
Storage conditions

To be stored in a cool and dark place.

 
Dosage

As directed by the physician.