Fortstar 30mg Injection

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Fortstar 30mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Moderate to severe pain
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Fortstar Injection

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Uses of Fortstar Injection

Fortstar 30mg Injection is used for moderate to severe pain.
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Side effects of Fortstar Injection

Common

Sweating, Headache, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Edema, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Anemia, Constipation.

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How to use Fortstar Injection

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

How Fortstar Injection works

Fortstar 30mg injection is an opioid analgesic ( pain reliever). It works by decreasing the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

In Depth Information on Fortstar Injection

Expert advice for Fortstar Injection

  • Use Fortstar 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 Fortstar, 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Fortstar 30mg Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Fortstar 30mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fortstar 30mg 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.
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Lactation
Fortstar 30mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Fortstar 30mg Injection may cause sedation especially if taken with alcohol. This may impair your driving ability.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Fortstar 30mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fortstar 30mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Fortstar 30mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fortstar 30mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Donset 2mg Injection, Leosetron 2mg Injection, Naucid 2mg Injection, Ondarom 2mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Pentazocine, 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fortstar 30mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Pentazocine

Fortstar is a narcotic opioid analgesic. It is a controlled substance
Q. Is pentazocine naloxone an opiate/ a narcotic?
Pentazocine naloxone contains 2 medications, pentazocine and naloxone. Pentazocine is a narcotic pain reliever (opiate-type). Naloxone counteracts the effect of opiate active ingredient in it and helps to prevent misuse of this product
Fortstar and hydrocodone belong to same category of drugs and are equally effective and safe in treatment of moderate to severe pain, Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Does pentazocine have codeine in it?
No, it doesn't contain codeine. It is a narcotic opioid analgesic
Fortstar is absorbed from the gastro-intestinal tract; following administration by mouth, peak plasma concentrations are reached in 1-3 hours and the half-life is reported to be 2-3 hours, but it can be detected in urine from 1-3 days.
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