ISOPRINOSINE SYRUP 250mg/5ml

Methisoprinol

Source of information: Drugbank (External Link). Last updated on: 3rd July 18
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Active Ingredient / Synonyms

IAD | Inosine acedobene dimepranol | Inosine-2-hydroxypropyldimethylammonium 4-acetamidobenzoate (1:3) | Inosiplex | Isoprinosine | Methisoprinol | Inosine pranobex |

Description

Inosine pranobex (Isoprinosine or Methisoprinol) is a combination of inosine, acetamidobenzoic acid, and dimethylaminoisopropanol used as an antiviral drug.

Indication

Inosine pranobex is also indicated for mucocutaneous infections due to herpes simplex virus (type 1 and type II) and for treatment of genital warts as adjunctive therapy to podophyllin or carbon dioxide laser.

Mechanism of Action

Inosine pranobex stimulates cell-mediated immune processes to viral infections.

Pharmacodynamics

Works by slowing the growth and spread of the virus in the body. It may also stimulate the immune system in the body, which helps to increase the body's ability to fight these infections.

Pharmacokinetics

Absorption:

Rapidly absorbed from GIT

Distribution:

Not Available

Metabolism:

Not Available

Elimination:

Via urine

Half-life

50 min

Clearance

Not Available

Toxicity

Mouse LD50 (Intravenous ): 1570 mg/kg Muse LD50 (Oral) : 9410mg/kg Mouse LD50 (subcutaneous) ; 2960mg/kg

References

  1. Health Science Authority of Singapore - Reclassified POM
  2. Drugbank

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Approval Information

ISOPRINOSINE SYRUP 250mg/5ml was registered with Health Science Authority of Singapore by UNITED ITALIAN TRADING CORPORATION PTE LTD. It is marketed with the registration number of SIN01361P with effective from 1988-05-18.

This product contains 250mg/5ml of Methisoprinol in the form of SYRUP.

The medicine was manufactured by SWISS PHARMA RESEARCH LABORATORIES INC in PHILIPPINES

It is a Presciption Only Medicine which can only be obtained from a doctor or a dentist, or from a pharmacist with a prescription from a Singapore-registered doctor or dentist.

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) Classification

ATC Code: J05AX05

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