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Fortstar 30mg Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Fortstar 30mg Injection is a pain relieving medicine. It is used to manage persistent, moderate to severe chronic pain that requires continuous, around-the-clock treatment for an extended period of time.

Fortstar 30mg Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms.

The most common side effects of this medicine include injection site reactions (such as pain, redness, and swelling), headache, drowsiness, fatigue, vomiting, constipation, dry mouth, and sweating. If any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using it, you should let your doctor know if you have problems with your heart, liver, or kidneys. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is important to ask the advice of your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may also regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function, and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Uses of Fortstar Injection

  • Moderate to severe pain

Benefits of Fortstar Injection

In Moderate to severe pain

Fortstar 30mg Injection helps to relieve moderate to severe pain in conditions that affect joints and muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It can help relieve pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis.
It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. The dose and duration will be decided by the doctor depending on the condition you are being treated for. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Fortstar Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Fortstar

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Constipation

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) which works by blocking transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Fortstar 30mg Injection.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fortstar 30mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Fortstar 30mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Fortstar 30mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Fortstar 30mg Injection may cause sedation especially if taken with alcohol. This may impair your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Fortstar 30mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fortstar 30mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Fortstar 30mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fortstar 30mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Fortstar Injection?

If you miss a dose of Fortstar 30mg 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.
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Quick Tips

  • Use Fortstar 30mg Injection 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 30mg Injection, 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzomorphan Derivatives
Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Fortstar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Q. Is there anything I need to be careful about while on therapy with Fortstar 30mg Injection?

Fortstar 30mg Injection may cause drowsiness and dizziness, especially in the beginning of the treatment. Do not drive or work with tools or machinery if your alertness is affected. It is not advisable to drink alcohol during treatment with this medicine as it might increase sleepiness.
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References

  1. Yaksh TL, WallaceIn MS. Opioids, Analgesia, and Pain Management. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 509.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 1085-87.
  3. Drugs.com. Pentazocine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Sarkhej-Dholka Road, Bhat, Ahmedabad-382 210, INDIA.
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