Parafortan 25mg Injection

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Introduction

Parafortan 25mg Injection is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used to treat pain, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain in conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and acute musculoskeletal injuries. It is given in cases where oral administration is not possible.

Parafortan 25mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Inform your doctor if you have any history of heart disease or stroke. Please consult your doctor in case any injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness are observed.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, limb discomfort, and injection site reactions. Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function, and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.

Uses of Parafortan Injection

Benefits of Parafortan Injection

In Pain relief

Parafortan 25mg Injection belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used for short-term relief of pain, inflammation, and swelling. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain. It is given as an injection by your healthcare provider and should not be self-administered.

Side effects of Parafortan Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Parafortan

  • Nausea
  • Limb pain
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Parafortan Injection

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

How Parafortan Injection works

Parafortan 25mg Injection is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Parafortan 25mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Parafortan 25mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Parafortan 25mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Parafortan 25mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Parafortan 25mg Injection may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Parafortan 25mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Parafortan 25mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Parafortan 25mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Parafortan 25mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Parafortan 25mg Injection to relieve pain and inflammation.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or visual disturbances. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Parafortan 25mg Injection as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart disease or stroke.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components, if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylacetic acid Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
NSAID's- Non-Selective COX 1&2 Inhibitors (acetic acid)

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Parafortan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Neil, Renex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. How should Parafortan 25mg Injection injection be administered?

Parafortan 25mg Injection injection should only be given by a healthcare professional. It can be given deep into the muscle (intramuscularly), preferably in buttock, under the skin (subcutaneously), or directly into a vein (intravenously) as a bolus and not as infusion. The dose should not exceed the prescribed quantity and injection should not be given for more than 2 days.

Q. What is the most important information I need to know about Parafortan 25mg Injection?

It is important to know that Parafortan 25mg Injection may increase your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. The risk is more if you take higher doses and have been using the medicine for a longer time. Also, taking Parafortan 25mg Injection may cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in your stomach and intestine. These problems may happen without warning symptoms at any time during treatment and may even cause death. Therefore, if you encounter any such problems, consult your doctor immediately.

Q. Is Parafortan 25mg Injection a good painkiller?

Parafortan 25mg Injection is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used for various sorts of pain such as sprains, strains and other injuries. It is also helpful in various types of arthritis, gout, pain and inflammation following surgery.

Q. Can Parafortan 25mg Injection hurt your kidneys?

Long-term use and high doses of Parafortan 25mg Injection may cause renal problems such as protein or blood in urine and painful urination. Patients who are at maximum risk of developing kidney problems include people who are dehydrated, have heart failure, impaired kidney function, hypertension, elderly, who are on medicines which cause excess urination (diuretics), or medicines which have significant impact on kidney function. Hence, for such patients kidney function monitoring is recommended.

Q. Does Parafortan 25mg Injection make you drowsy?

Parafortan 25mg Injection can cause drowsiness and also dizziness, fatigue (tiredness) and visual disturbances. However, it is not very common and may not affect everyone. If you experience these symptoms avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.

Q. Can Parafortan 25mg Injection be taken during pregnancy?

You should not take Parafortan 25mg Injection during the last 3 months of pregnancy as it may cause harmful effects on your baby. Use of Parafortan 25mg Injection can also lead to reduced labor (premature delivery). Hence, it is advised to avoid using Parafortan 25mg Injection during the first 6 months of pregnancy also. In some cases, Parafortan 25mg Injection may be prescribed in pregnant women only if the benefits outweigh the risks involved with its use in pregnant women. If not sure, consult your doctor regarding its use.

Q. Does Parafortan 25mg Injection get you high?

No, Parafortan 25mg Injection does not get you high. It does not have an abuse potential (drug-seeking behavior) and does not cause physical or psychological dependence. However, if you do not feel well, consult your doctor.

Q. Is Parafortan 25mg Injection a narcotic?

No, Parafortan 25mg Injection is not a narcotic. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines.

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Country of Origin: India

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