Centradol Injection

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Centradol Injection Information

Centradol Injection, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. Pain are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Centradol Injection have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Centradol Injection depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The most common side effects of Centradol Injection are Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea or vomiting. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Centradol Injection can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Centradol Injection are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Centradol Injection has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to Centradol Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Centradol Injection can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Centradol Injection in conditions like Asthma. Some other conditions that can be affected by Centradol Injection are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Centradol Injection may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Centradol Injection is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

  1. Centradol Injection Benefits & Uses
  2. Centradol Injection Dosage & How to Take
  3. Centradol Injection Side Effects
  4. Centradol Injection Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Centradol Injection with Other Drugs
  6. Centradol Injection Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Centradol Injection
  8. Centradol Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Centradol Injection Benefits & Uses

Centradol Injection is used to treat the following -

  1. Pain Primary
  2. Back Pain
  3. Slipped Disc

Centradol Injection Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Centradol Injection

Tramadol

Centradol Injection Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Centradol Injection is used -

  1. Dizziness Common
  2. Drowsiness
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Dry Mouth Mild
  5. Constipation Common
  6. Orthostatic Hypotension (Sudden Lowering of Blood Pressure on Standing)
  7. Hallucinations
  8. Urine Retention
  9. Confusion
  10. Vertigo Mild
  11. Headache Common

Centradol Injection Related Warnings

Is the use of Centradol Injection safe for pregnant women?

Centradol Injection may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Centradol Injection again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Centradol Injection safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Centradol Injection may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Centradol Injection should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Centradol Injection on the Kidneys?

Centradol Injection may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Centradol Injection on the Liver?

Centradol Injection is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Centradol Injection on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Centradol Injection on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Centradol Injection with Other Drugs

Centradol Injection should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Quinidine

Centradol Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Centradol Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Asthma
  4. Depression

Frequently asked Questions about Centradol Injection

Is this Centradol Injection habit forming or addictive?

Centradol Injection can be addictive. You should not take it without medical advice.

Yes

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Centradol Injection as you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Centradol Injection is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Centradol Injection in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Centradol Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Centradol Injection

Taking Centradol Injection with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Centradol Injection

Consuming Centradol Injection with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe

Centradol Injection FAQs

Question 10 months ago

Can I take Centradol Injection with prednisone?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

Yes Centradol Injection can be taken with prednisone. Prednisone does not appear to interfere with the efficacy of Centradol Injection. Hence, it is alright to take them together. However, if you feel any discomfort after taking this drug do not hesitate to inform your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Centradol Injection cause sweating?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Centradol Injection may cause sweating but it occurs only in a few cases. It is a rare side effect of this drug. However, the exact cause of sweating is unknown but it is presumed that sweating occurs due to stimulation of sweat glands which causes excess sweating.

Question about 2 years ago

How long can I safely take Centradol Injection?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

The duration of treatment might vary depending upon the patient's medical condition. You are advised take it as per your doctor's advice. Do not take it longer than prescribed by your doctor because it is a habit-forming drug.

Question about 2 years ago

Can I discontinue Centradol Injection on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

No, Centradol Injection should not be discontinued without doctors advice because sudden discontinuation of this drug can result in unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question about 2 years ago

What is Centradol Injection?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

Centradol Injection is a brand name of tramadol and it comes in the form of a tablet, capsule, and injection. It belongs to the class of drug known as an opioid analgesic. It is a prescription drug that is used to provide relief from moderate to severe pain.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

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