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Contramal 50 Injection

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Contramal Injection

Contramal 50 Injection is used for moderate to severe pain.

Contramal Injection side effects

Common
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Constipation

How to use Contramal Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Contramal Injection works

Contramal 50 Injection is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.

Contramal Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Contramal 50 Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Contramal 50 Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Contramal 50 Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Consult a doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness (more than usual), difficulty breastfeeding, breathing problems, or limpness.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Contramal 50 Injection may cause side effects such as drowsiness and blurred vision. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Contramal 50 Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Contramal 50 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Contramal 50 Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Contramal 50 Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Contramal Injection?

If you miss a dose of Contramal 50 Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Contramal 50 Injection
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Expert Advice

  • Use only for severe acute pain for not more than 5 days.
  • Prolonged use may result in physical and psychological dependence even at recommended dosages.
  • Avoid driving or using machinery if you feel dizzy after taking Contramal 50 Injection.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Your doctor may adjust your dose if you have liver or kidney disease.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Contramal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Migsun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Norma
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imirise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): R Zep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Imi-CI
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itracip, Itraspan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Contramal

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Moderate to severe pain on elbows of both hands including fingers also. Iam diabetic from last 12 years but in control last week My Hb1ac Are 7
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Uric acid level is raisedApply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily and Tab Flotrip-forte twice daily for 5 days and Tab Febustat 80mg once daily for 2 weeksDrink plenty of water
I have hypothyroidism and taking thyronorm 150. Before a month, I had started with Contramal DT 50 for back pain. But now it has become very difficult for me to stop this medicine. Whenever I tried to stop Contramal, back pain starts. And feel nervous. What should I do now?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
What u do u tapper it slowlyFirst u take half tablet for 1 week
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FAQs

Q. Is Contramal narcotic / NSAID/ opioid?

Contramal belongs to a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) which is used to treat moderate to severe pain

Q. Is Contramal banned in India?

Contramal is available in India as prescription drug

Q. Are Contramal/ tramazac/ tramazac co 37.5/ tramacep safe?

Contramal. tramazac/ tramazac co 37.5/ tramacep are relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Does tramadol contain morphine/ codeine/ hydrocodone/ aspirin/ Tylenol?

Tramadol does not contain morphine/ codeine/ hydrocodone/ aspirin/ Tylenol. It belongs to a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) which is used to treat moderate to severe pain

Q. Is Contramal addictive?

Yes, it may cause physical and physiological addiction. Always consult your doctor before taking this medication.
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