Fortwin 25mg Tablet

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Composition for Fortwin 25mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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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Side effects of Fortwin Tablet

Common

Sweating, Headache, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Edema, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Anemia, 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. It is better to take Fortwin 25mg Tablet 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Fortwin 25mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Fortwin 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Vomikind Fast 4mg Disintegrating Strip, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 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

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.
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Substitutes for Fortwin

No substitutes found for this medicine
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