Jubilee Pentazocine Injection BP

JUBILEE PENTAZOCINE

Pentazocine Injection B.P.

 

For use only of a Registered Medical Practitioner or a Hospital or a Laboratory only.

 

Each ml contains:

Pentazocine B.P. 30 mg

(As lactate)

Sodium Chloride B.P. 2.8 mg

Water for Injection B.P. q.s.

 

Mode of action

It is partial agonist at opioid receptors and is effective in mild to moderate pain.

 

Onset of action

Within 1 hour.

 

Adverse effects

Dizziness, nausea, vomiting, euphoria, sweating, respiratory depression, sedation, tachycardia, palpitation and hypertension. It has abuse potential.

 

Contraindications

Hypertension with Myocardial Infraction (IV administration) and children.

 

Special precautions

To be used with great caution in patients with head injury, raised ICP, depressed respiration, in patients receiving other CNS depressant drugs and MAO inhibitors. Naloxone is specific antagonist for respiratory depression. Avoid movement for 15 minutes after injection.

 

In pregnancy

Use with caution.

 

In lactation

Safety not established.

 

In elderly patients

May be given in reduced dose.

 

Interactions

Alcohol: increased CNS depressant effects.

Barbiturate anaesthetics: May increase respiratory and CNS depression effects.

 

Indications

Moderate to severe pain associated with surgery, trauma, burns, colics, cancer. Pre-anaesthetic medication. In labour.

 

Dosage

Adults: Injection: 30-60 mg IM or 30 mg IV may be repeated 3-4 hourly. Doses in excess of 30 mg IV or 60 mg SC or IM not recommended Max. daily dose: 360 mg.

In labour: 30 mg IM or 20 mg IV Max: 2-3 doses. Tabs 25-100 mg repeated when necessary Max. 600 mg daily.

Children: Not for children below 12 years.

 

Presentation

Avialable in 1 ml flint glass ampoules (10 ampoules in a carton).

 

Storage

Store at temperature 8oC-25oC and away from light.

 

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

 

NAFDAC Reg. No.: A4-7015

 

Manufactured in India by

ALPHA LABORATORIES LTD

33/2, A. B. Road, Pighamber-453 446,

Indore (M.P.)

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