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Pentawok 40Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Wockhardt Ltd
Medicine composition: Pentazocine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 28, 2019

Pentawok 40Mg Injection is a synthetically prepared narcotic. It is used in the treatment of any kind of pain. Pentawok 40Mg Injection is used before surgery, anesthesia or for any other condition as deemed appropriate by your physician. It belongs to the benzomorphan class of narcotics.

On using Pentawok 40Mg Injection you may experience the following side effect; depression, cough, nausea, vomiting, insomnia, dryness of the mouth, irritability, drowsiness, difficulty seeing and hearing.

Avoid taking Pentawok 40Mg Injection if; you are allergic to any medicine, food, substance or any of the ingredients contained within it. Also inform your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant, are pregnant, or are breastfeeding, if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, if you have a medical history of asthma, bowel diseases, liver, kidney and mental disorders, you have high blood pressure or diarrhea.

Pentawok 40Mg Injection is injected into the body intramuscularly. It has to be carefully administered by trained hands only. Dosage will be determined by the doctor taking into consideration your specifications and current condition. Change your injection site by rotation as it may damage the tissues.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Anesthesiologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Pentalab 30mg injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pentalab 30mg 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.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    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.

This medication behaves to be a synthetic narcotic drug that is used as a painkiller. It helps reduce neuron excitability giving pain signals to the brain by inhibiting the action of Mu opioid receptors and promoting the action of kappa opioid receptors.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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