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What is Dynastat used for?

What is Dynastat used for?

Dynastat is a painkilling medicine for use in adults for the short-term relief of pain after an operation. It contains the active substance parecoxib.

What is Dynastat 40 mg?

This medicine is used for the prevention and treatment of pain. It can be used to relieve pain and reduce inflammation (swelling and soreness) which may occur after surgery. Although Dynastat can relieve the symptoms of pain and inflammation, it will not cure your condition.

What is the generic name of Dynastat?

Parecoxib sodium (hereafter referred to as parecoxib) is the prodrug for the pharmacologically active moiety, valdecoxib. Following injection, parecoxib (Dynastat) is rapidly and completely hydrolyzed enzymatically to valdecoxib.

How do you administer Dynastat?

DYNASTAT Injection is a white to off-white, preservative-free, lyophilised powder in a single-use vial. For intravenous (IV) or intramuscular (IM) administration, DYNASTAT Injection should be reconstituted with 2 mL sodium chloride solution (0.9% w/v), or a suitable alternative (see section 4.2).

How often should I take dynastat 40 mg?

The decision to prescribe a selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor should be based on an assessment of the individual patient’s overall risks (see sections 4.3 and 4.4). The recommended dose is 40 mg administered intravenously (IV) or intramuscularly (IM), followed every 6 to 12 hours by 20 mg or 40 mg as required, not to exceed 80 mg/day.

What is the active ingredient in dynastat sodium?

The active ingredient in Dynastat is parecoxib (as parecoxib sodium). Dynastat contains 40 mg parecoxib per vial. Dynastat also contains dibasic sodium phosphate, phosphoric acid and sodium hydroxide. This leaflet was prepared in February 2020. © Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd 2020.

What kind of pain is dynastat used for?

For the short-term treatment of postoperative pain in adults. What is Dynastat? Dynastat is a medicine that contains the active substance parecoxib. It is available as a powder to be made up into a solution for injection, in vials containing 20 or 40 mg of parecoxib, with or without a solvent. What is Dynastat used for?

Where can I get dynastat powder for injection?

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. This leaflet answers some common questions about Dynastat powder for injection. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or nurse. All medicines have risks and benefits.