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Fortwin 25mg Tablet

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Composition for Fortwin 25mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Fortwin 25mg Tablet

Moderate to severe pain
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Fortwin Tablet

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Uses of Fortwin Tablet

Fortwin 25mg Tablet is used for moderate to severe pain.
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Fortwin Tablet side effects

Common

Sweating, Headache, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Edema (swelling), Dryness in mouth, Fatigue, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Constipation.

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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. Fortwin 25mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Fortwin Tablet works

Fortwin 25mg Tablet 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 Fortwin Tablet

Expert advice for Fortwin Tablet

  • Use Fortwin 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 Fortwin, 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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Fortwin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Fortwin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Fortwin 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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.
Lactation
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.
Driving
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.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Liver
CAUTION
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.

What if you miss a dose of Fortwin Tablet?uses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Fortwin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pentazocine

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 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
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Fortwin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Fortwin with Sibutramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sibutramine: Reduce
Fortwin with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima
Fortwin with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
Fortwin with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep
Fortwin with Clomipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Ocifril, Clomilent, Cloclam, Obsenil, Obnil, Clora, Clomip, Anafranil, Zenil
Fortwin with Levosulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Levosulpiride: Nexipride, Edride, Ulpride, Prolevo, Micropride
Fortwin with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt
Fortwin with Chlorpromazine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpromazine: Relitil, Chlopro, Prazin, Salichlor
Fortwin with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia
Fortwin with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Fortwin with Telbivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Telbivudine: Telbihep
Fortwin with Granisetron
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Granisetron: Granitero, Grandem, Tapit, Graniset, Emegran 3, Cadigran, Granirex, Granexa
Fortwin with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee
Fortwin with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna
Fortwin with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Fortwin with Risperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Risperidone: Ristop, Respik Plus, Riscon, Speridon, Rospitril, Restonorm, RI
Fortwin with Ramosetron
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ramosetron: Ibset
Fortwin with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Fortwin with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Azistar, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azirox, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi
Fortwin with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Fortwin with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Halopik, Hypnodol, Senorm, Kividol, Trancodol, Helinase, Typidol, Talendol, Trikonace
Fortwin with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid
Fortwin with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Parox, Pirotin, Paropex, Depaxil, Patriot, Xet, Parocen, Paroxee, Pxt
Fortwin with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Vizopin, Syclop, Lozapin, Zaporil, Closin, Skizoril, Zopizone, Sizopin, Clozap, Kloza, Refract
Fortwin with Palonosetron
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Palonosetron: Palnox, Aloxy, Palozac, Instantino, Palzen, Themiset
Fortwin with Sulpiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sulpiride: Stride
Fortwin with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris
Fortwin with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Fortwin with Eletriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Fortwin with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Fortwin with Rizatriptan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip
Fortwin with Imipramine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Elamin, Diamin, Kidep, Depranil, Dimip, Depsol, Imizen, Hemidap, Antipres, Depsin
Fortwin with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itrasig, Itracan, Candiforce, Canditral, Onitraz, Iycotizol, Itrasys, Syntran, Nixitral, I-Tyza, Afderm, Itraderm
Fortwin with Lamivudine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lamivudine: Heptavir, Lavir
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