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Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection

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Composition for Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection

Moderate to severe pain, Opioid (Morphine) dependence
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Lupigesic-Old Injection

Uses of Lupigesic-Old Injection

Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection is used in moderate to severe pain and opioid dependence.

Lupigesic-Old Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Lupigesic-Old are Weakness, Anxiety, Nervousness, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Headache, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Constipation, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Vomiting, Sweating.

How to use Lupigesic-Old Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Lupigesic-Old Injection works

Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection is a opioid partial agonist that provides pain relief by acting on specific receptors in the brain that change how your body feels and responds to pain.

In Depth Information on Lupigesic-Old Injection

Expert advice for Lupigesic-Old Injection

  • Do not take buprenorphine if you are allergic to buprenorphine or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not take buprenorphine if you have serious breathing problems; head injuries or brain disease; enlarged prostate gland; difficulties in passing urine; low blood pressure.
  • Do not take buprenorphine if you are intoxicated due to alcohol or have delirium tremens (sudden and severe mental changes including tremors and hallucinations due to alcohol withdrawal).
  • Do not drive a car or operate machinery as it is known to cause drowsiness.
  • Taking buprenorphine may cause dizziness, lightheadedness especially when you get up too quickly from a lying position. Therefore, get out of bed slowly, resting your feet on the floor for a few minutes before standing up.
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Lupigesic-Old Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Lupigesic-Old Injection
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection 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
CAUTION
Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Lupigesic-Old 0.3 mg Injection is not recommended in patients with serious liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lupigesic-Old Injection

Frequently asked questions about Buprenorphine

Q. Is Lupigesic-old an opiate/ opiate blocker/ controlled substance/ pain killer/ addictive?
Lupigesic-old belongs to a class of medications called opioid partial agonist-antagonists, which is used to relieve pain. It is a controlled substance and an addictive drug. Consult your doctor for alternate drug if you experience addiction
Q. Does Lupigesic-old block opiates?
Yes. Lupigesic-old block opiates
Q. Can Lupigesic-old cause depression?
Lupigesic-old is not known to cause depression. If you experience such side effects, please consult your doctor.

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