Pengesic SR

Pengesic SR

tramadol

Manufacturer:

Hovid

Distributor:

DCH Auriga - Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Tramadol HCl
Indications/Uses
Management of moderate to severe pain.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & adolescent >12 yr 1-2 tab daily (morning & evening). Max: 400 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Resp depression esp in the presence of cyanosis & excessive bronchial secretion. Presence of acute alcoholism, head injuries & conditions in which intracranial pressure is raised. Concomitant w/ MAOIs. Pregnancy. Childn <12 yr.
Special Precautions
Decreased resp reserves & should not be given in acute bronchial asthma attack or in heart failure secondary to chronic lung disease, hypothyroidism, adrenocortical insufficiency, impaired kidney or liver function, prostatic hypertrophy, shock or inflammatory or obstructive bowel disorders, myasthenia gravis. Not for minor pain. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Abdominal or stomach pain, anorexia, asthenia, CNS stimulation, constipation, diarrhea, dizziness or vertigo, drowsiness, dry mouth, dyspepsia, headache, nausea, pruritus, skin rash, sweating & vomiting. May develop tolerance & addiction.
Drug Interactions
Enhance effects by CNS depressants eg, alcohol, anaesth, hypnotics & sedatives, TCAs & phenothiazines. May precipitate w/drawal symptoms w/ buprenorphine, butorphanol, nalbuphine, pentazocine. Sedative effects of tranquilizers, hypnotics may be intensified.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
N02AX02 - tramadol ; Belongs to the class of other opioids. Used to relieve pain.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Pengesic SR tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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