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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Pentazo IM/IV/SC.
Pentazo IM/IV/SC may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the d... View More
Pentazo IM/IV/SC is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the ... View More
Pentazo IM/IV/SC may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Pentazo IM/IV/SC may cause sedation especially if taken with alcohol. ... View More
Pentazo IM/IV/SC should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pentazo IM/IV/SC may be needed. Please consult your doc... View More
Pentazo IM/IV/SC should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pentazo IM/IV/SC may be needed. Please consult your doct... View More
Pentazo IM/IV/SC is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to manage persistent, moderate to severe chronic pain that requires continuous, around-the-clo... View More
Uses of Pentazo IM/IV/SC
- Moderate to severe pain
Side effects of Pentazo IM/IV/SC
How to use Pentazo IM/IV/SC
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Pentazo IM/IV/SC works
Pentazo IM/IV/SC is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.
What if you forget to take Pentazo IM/IV/SC?
If you miss a dose of Pentazo IM/IV/SC, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back ... View More
- Use Pentazo IM/IV/SC as instructed by your doctor. Never take in greater amounts or more often than prescribed.
- It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Pentazo IM/IV/SC, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
- Store opioid pain relievers in a safe place and out of reach of others.
Moderate to severe pain
Should be taken with food. Take after meals.
Oral Moderate to severe pain Adult: 50-100 mg every 3-4 hrs; max 600 mg daily. Hepatic impairment: Reduce dose or avoid in liver disease.
Oral Moderate to severe pain Child: 6-12 yr: 25 mg every 3-4 hr.
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation 10-50 75% normal dose. <10 50% normal dose.
Head injury; narcotic dependence; respiratory depression; raised intracranial pressure; MI; heart failure; arterial or pulmonary hypertension; porphyria... View More
Mode of Action
Pentazocine is a benzomorphan derivative with mixed opioid agonist and antagonist actions. It alters perception of and response to pain and produces gen... View More
May precipitate withdrawal in narcotic addicts. Impaired respiratory, renal and hepatic function; morbidly obese patients; thyroid dysfunction; prostati... View More
Physical dependence; sedation, dizziness, euphoria, lightheadedness, alterations of mood; respiratory depression; visual hallucinations, disorientation,... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: C; D if used for prolonged periods or near term
Depressant affects potentiated by alcohol, CNS depressants; concurrent use with fluoxetine may lead to diaphoresis, ataxia flushing and tremor associate... View More
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