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It is better to take Pentawok 40mg injection with food.
Pentawok 40mg injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Pentawok 40mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR PENTAWOK

    Pentazocine(40 mg)

    Uses

    Pentawok 40mg injection is used for pain

    How it works

    Pentawok 40mg injection decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

    Common side effects

    Rash, Sweating, Headache, Flushing of face, Dizziness, Fainting, Convulsion, Palpitations, Decreased libido, Changes in contractions during labor, Sleepiness, Eye pain, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Edema, Dry mouth, Extremes of being happy or sad, Decreased body temperature, Nightmare, Altered vision, Irregular heart rate, Increased sweating, Fatigue, Anemia, Hallucination, Disorientation (alteration of mental status), Itching, Depression, Sedation, Confusion, Drowsiness, Mood changes, Constipation, Decreased breathing rate, Constriction of pupil

    SUBSTITUTES FOR PENTAWOK

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    Expert advice FOR PENTAWOK

    Swallow the tablets with water, after mealsBefore you take Pentazocine, tell your doctor:
    • If you have severe liver or kidney problems.
    • If you have diseased adrenal glands such as addison’s disease.
    • If you have inflammatory or obstructive bowel disease.
    • If you have an enlarged prostate gland and have difficulty urinating and are male.
    • If you have an underactive thyroid gland.
    • If you recently had a heart attack.
    • If you have suffered from drug abuse or dependence.
    • if you have intolerance to some sugars.
    • If you are taking or have recently taken any prescription or other OTC medicines, especially: monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs, e.g. moclobemide), phenothiazines (eg chlorpromazine), doxapram, ethyl alcohol.
    Pentazocine tablets may cause sedation especially if taken with alcohol. Make sure you are not affected before you drive or operate machinery. Taking a pentazocine for headaches too often or for too long can make them worse.

    Frequently asked questions FOR PENTAWOK

    Pentazocine

    Q.

    Is pentazocine a narcotic/ an opiate/ a controlled substance?
    Pentazocine 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

    Q.

    Is pentazocine like/ stronger than hydrocodone?
    Pentazocine 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

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    Q.

    Does pentazocine have codeine in it?
    No, it doesn't contain codeine. It is a narcotic opioid analgesic

    Q.

    How long does pentazocine stay in system?
    Pentazocine 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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)