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Painadol 100 MG Injection

Manufactured byFdc Ltd.
ContainsTramadol
Description
Painadol 100 MG Injection is a painkiller medicine that contains Tramadol as an active ingredient. It is used to provide effective relief from moderate to severe pain associated with arthritis, low back pain, neck pain, headache, etc. It is also used to relieve post-operative pain. Painadol 100 MG Injection should not be given to children below the age of 12 years due to the lack of sufficient data on its safety and efficacy. Painadol 100 MG Injection may cause some side effects like pain at the injection site, heartburn, stomach pain, redness, and diarrhoea. Consult your doctor if these symptoms persist or worsen. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to it. Do not indulge in any work that requires mental focus as you may feel dizzy after receiving this medicine. Avoid alcohol consumption as it may increase the risk of dizziness or sleepiness. Painadol 100 MG Injection should be administered in a hospital setting by healthcare professionals. It is prescribed when oral administration is not possible or for faster pain relief when the pain is severe or unbearable. Do not try to self-administer. Inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, before receiving this injection as it may worsen your condition. Painadol 100 MG Injection will be prescribed by your doctor in a suitable dose based on your clinical condition. Discuss the potential risks and all the medications that you are taking with your doctor before receiving this medicine. Inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or are breastfeeding.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Painadol 100 MG Injection

  • Constipation
  • Pain at the injection site
  • Dizziness
  • Sense of imbalance
  • Headache
  • Sleepiness
  • Agitation and anxiety
  • Indigestion
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Itching or rash
  • Nervousness

Uses of Painadol 100 MG Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Moderate to severe pain
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    Painadol 100 MG Injection starts showing its effects within 1 hour after taking it.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which Painadol 100 MG Injection remains active in the body is about 48 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving Painadol 100 MG Injection due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe stomach and intestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, jaundice, etc.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    Habit-forming tendencies have been reported for Painadol 100 MG Injection. Hence requires careful administration and withdrawal.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Painadol 100 MG Injection is not recommended in pregnancy as it may cause miscarriage or may affect the development of the heart of your foetus. Discuss all the potential benefits and risks with your doctor before starting the therapy.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Painadol 100 MG Injection may pass into the breastmilk in small amounts. If you are breastfeeding, inform your doctor beforehand.

Allergy

Do not receive Painadol 100 MG Injection if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of serious allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.

Severe asthma and breathing problems

Asthma is a condition in which your airways become narrow and swell and produce extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breathe. Do not receive Painadol 100 MG Injection if you have breathing problems such as asthma, hypercapnia, etc., because it may worsen your condition.

Gastrointestinal bleeding

Painadol 100 MG Injection may cause stomach and intestinal bleeding and ulcers. Therefore it is not recommended for use if you have ulcers because it may even worsen your condition.

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Painadol 100 MG Injection is not recommended for use if you are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (antidepressant medicines like Selegiline) due to the increased risk of serious side effects. A time gap of at least 14 days should be maintained between stopping therapy with MAOIs and starting therapy with this medicine.

Gastrointestinal obstruction

Painadol 100 MG Injection is not recommended for use if you have any stomach or intestinal blockage issues like paralytic ileus because it may worsen your condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Painadol 100 MG Injection is not recommended in pregnancy as it may cause miscarriage or may affect the development of the heart of your foetus. Discuss all the potential benefits and risks with your doctor before starting the therapy.

Breast-feeding

Painadol 100 MG Injection may pass into the breastmilk in small amounts. If you are breastfeeding, inform your doctor beforehand.
General warnings

Drug dependence and abuse

Painadol 100 MG Injection has a high potential for addiction and abuse even at recommended doses, especially with long term use. Appropriate monitoring, safety precautions are recommended to reduce the risk of drug abuse.

Respiratory disorders

Painadol 100 MG Injection should be used with extreme caution if you have respiratory disorders due to the increased risk of worsening your condition.

Reduced fertility

Prolonged use of Painadol 100 MG Injection can cause fertility problems in men and women.

Suicidal tendencies

Painadol 100 MG Injection may increase suicidal tendencies. Hence, maintain caution and report to your doctor immediately if you notice any behavioural abnormalities after taking this injection.

Elderly patients

Painadol 100 MG Injection should be used with caution in elderly patients due to the increased risk of kidney and liver impairment. Your doctor will generally start treatment with lower doses to check for your tolerance to this medicine. Your kidney and liver function may have to be closely monitored.

Use in children

Do not use Painadol 100 MG Injection in children less than 12 years of age because the safety and efficacy data is not available for use in these patients.

Withdrawal symptoms

Abrupt discontinuation of Painadol 100 MG Injection may cause withdrawal symptoms. Your doctor may gradually stop the usage of this medicine by dosage-tapering schedule.

Driving or operating machinery

Painadol 100 MG Injection may cause sleepiness or dizziness. Avoid driving vehicles and operate heavy machinery after taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

Since Painadol 100 MG Injection is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

Overdose

Since Painadol 100 MG Injection is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving Painadol 100 MG Injection due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe stomach and intestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, jaundice, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Amitriptyline

Ketoconazole

Warfarin

Codeine

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

Painadol 100 MG Injection should be used with caution if you have liver problems. This medicine may cause an increase in the values of one or more liver enzymes. Your doctor may suggest tests like LFT (liver function test) to check if the medicine is showing any negative effects on your liver.

Kidney diseases

If you already have kidney disease, using Painadol 100 MG Injection for a prolonged period can potentially worsen the condition of your kidney. It is recommended that you get your kidney function monitored regularly as per your doctor’s guidance.

Seizures

Maintain caution while using Painadol 100 MG Injection if you have a history of seizures due to the increased risk of occurrence of recurrent seizures.

Intracranial pressure

Painadol 100 MG Injection should be used with caution if you have any head injury or any condition where your ICP is raised (like infections of the brain or tumours) as it may further worsen your condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Painadol 100 MG Injection should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical or hospital setting. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Report any undesirable side effects to the doctor promptly. Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function, and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
Painadol 100 MG Injection works by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain and lower pain perception.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Narcotic analgesics

Schedule

Schedule H1

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