Fortwin 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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.
Fortwin 25mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Fortwin 25mg Tablet may cause sedation especially if taken with alcohol. This may impair your driving ability.
Fortwin 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fortwin 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Fortwin 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fortwin 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Fortwin 25mg Tablet, 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.
Fortwin 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
Fortwin 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.