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    Pethidine

    Information about Pethidine

    Pethidine uses

    Pethidine is used for moderate to severe pain.

    How pethidine works

    Pethidine is an opioid analgesic ( pain reliever). It works by decreasing the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

    Common side effects of pethidine

    Sleepiness, Fatigue, Vomiting, Weakness, Headache, Dehydration, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Sedation, Anemia, Nausea, Edema, Constipation, Dry mouth, Sweating

    Available Medicine for Pethidine

    • ₹435
      Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Pethidine

    • Use Pethidine 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 Pethidine, 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.


    Content on this page was last updated on 08 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)