FORTWIN 25MG TABLET

icon
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for FORTWIN 25MG TABLET

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Alcohol
icon
Pregnancy
NOT FOR SALE
We currently do not sell this product

Substitutes for FORTWIN

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of FORTWIN TABLET

uses

Uses of FORTWIN TABLET

Fortwin 25mg tablet is used for pain.
uses

Side effects of FORTWIN TABLET

Common

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

uses

How to use FORTWIN TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Fortwin 25mg tablet with food.

How FORTWIN TABLET works

Fortwin 25mg tablet decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

In Depth Information on FORTWIN TABLET

Expert advice for FORTWIN TABLET

Swallow the tablets with water, after mealsBefore you take Pentazocine, tell your doctor:
  • If you have severe liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have diseased adrenal glands such as addison’s disease.
  • If you have inflammatory or obstructive bowel disease.
  • If you have an enlarged prostate gland and have difficulty urinating and are male.
  • If you have an underactive thyroid gland.
  • If you recently had a heart attack.
  • If you have suffered from drug abuse or dependence.
  • if you have intolerance to some sugars.
  • If you are taking or have recently taken any prescription or other OTC medicines, especially: monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs, e.g. moclobemide), phenothiazines (eg chlorpromazine), doxapram, ethyl alcohol.
Pentazocine tablets may cause sedation especially if taken with alcohol. Make sure you are not affected before you drive or operate machinery. Taking a pentazocine for headaches too often or for too long can make them worse.
Warnings
Special precautions for FORTWIN 25MG TABLET
icon
Alcohol
CAUTION
Fortwin 25mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fortwin 25mg tablet 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
icon
Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
icon
Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
icon
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
VOMIKIND FAST 4MG DISINTEGRATING STRIP, ZATHRIN REDIMIX SUSPENSION, PRATHAM 200MG/5ML REDIUSE SUSPENSION, AZIBIG 200MG SUSPENSION

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FORTWIN 25MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Pentazocine

Q. Is pentazocine a narcotic/ an opiate/ a controlled substance?
Pentazocine 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
Q. Is pentazocine like/ stronger than hydrocodone?
Pentazocine 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
Q. How long does pentazocine stay in system?
Pentazocine 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.
+more

Top Physicians
doctor
Dr. Pooja Khosla
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
4.5
doctor
4.4
doctor
4.4
doctor
4.7
doctor
Dr. Yoginder Gupta
MBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship
5.0