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Pentawok 40mg Injection

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Composition for Pentawok 40mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Moderate to severe pain
We do not sell this product at present

Medicine Overview of Pentawok Injection


Uses of Pentawok Injection

Pentawok 40mg Injection is used for moderate to severe pain.

Pentawok Injection side effects


Sweating, Headache, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Vomiting, Weakness, Dehydration, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Edema, Dryness in mouth, Fatigue, Anemia, Constipation.


How to use Pentawok Injection

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

How Pentawok Injection works

Pentawok 40mg Injection 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 Pentawok Injection

Expert advice for Pentawok Injection

  • Use Pentawok 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 Pentawok, 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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Pentawok Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Pentawok Injection
Pentawok 40mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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.
Pentawok 40mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Pentawok 40mg Injection may cause sedation especially if taken with alcohol. This may impair your driving ability.
Pentawok 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pentawok 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Pentawok 40mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pentawok 40mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Donset 2mg Injection, Leosetron 2mg Injection, Naucid 2mg Injection

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 about Pentawok Injection

Frequently asked questions about Pentazocine

Pentawok 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
Pentawok 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
Pentawok 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.

Substitutes for Pentawok

No substitutes found for this medicine
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