Meptid (Meptazinol)


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Meptid is a potent analgesic medication used to treat moderate to severe pain. It contains the active ingredient meptazinol, which acts on the central nervous system to relieve pain caused by various conditions, such as postoperative pain, trauma, or chronic pain. 

  • Treats moderate to severe pain
  • Suitable for adults
  • Opioid pain killer
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Meptid is a painkilling medication that is used for the short-term treatment of moderate to severe pain. Some of the most common causes of moderate to severe pain include injury or trauma, infections, inflammation, nerve-related pain such as neuropathy, and recovery from surgical procedures. 

Meptid contains meptazinol, an opioid medication. Opioids are pain-relieving medications that work by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord. They help to reduce the perception of pain, thus providing relief.

If you are suffering from moderate to severe pain then you should take one tablet swallowed whole with water every four hours. This will vary and you should always follow the advice of your doctor. 

The correct dosage of Meptid will vary depending on the particular condition it is being treated for. Typically, adults and elderly patients will need to take one tablet with water every four hours. This dose may vary based on the advice of a doctor.

Meptid tablets are suitable for use by adults over the age of 18 who are suffering from symptoms of moderate to severe pain. 

Meptid is not suitable for anyone under the age of 18. You should also not take Meptid if any of the following statements apply to you:

  • Are allergic to any of the ingredients in the medication
  • Have alcohol-related problems
  • Are at risk of gut paralysis
  • Have a head injury or built-up pressure in the head
  • Have problems breathing
  • Are having an asthma attack

No, you should not use Meptid if you are pregnant as it can cause harm to your baby. You may be able to use Meptid if your doctor feels that the benefits outweigh the risks. 

No, you should not use Meptid if you are breastfeeding unless you have been specifically told to by your doctor. 

You should make sure to tell a healthcare professional about other medications you would be using alongside Meptid. If you are using any medications known as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) you should talk to your doctor. Some medications that are known to interact with Meptid include:

  • Anti-depressants
  • Ritonavir (for HIV)
  • Ciprofloxacin (for bacterial infections)
  • Cimetidine (for ulcers)
  • Anti-anxiety and sleeping medications

There are a number of side effects that users of Meptid may experience. The most common side effect of Meptid include:

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Sweating
  • Headaches
  • Rashes

In order to fully understand the warnings associated with Meptid and opioid medications you should make sure to fully read and understand the patient information leaflet that is provided with your medication.

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