Tilidin 20x 50/4mg is a medication that is primarily used for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. It belongs to a class of drugs called narcotic analgesics. This medication works by changing the way the brain and nervous system respond to pain.
Tilidin 20x 50/4mg contains the active ingredient tilidine, which is an opioid pain medication. It also contains naloxone, which is an opioid antagonist that helps reduce the potential for abuse and addiction.
Tilidin 20x 50/4mg is primarily used for the management of moderate to severe pain, such as post-operative pain, pain due to cancer, and chronic pain. It can also be used for other medical conditions that cause pain like neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia, and arthritis.
HOW TO USE:
Tilidin 20x 50/4mg is available in the form of tablets that are taken orally. The tablets should be taken with or without food, as directed by the physician. The dosage and frequency of use will depend on the severity of the condition and the patient’s response to the medication. It is important to follow the medication schedule and not to take more than the prescribed dose.
The recommended initial dose is one tablet of Tilidin 20x 50/4mg every 6 hours. The maximum daily dose should not exceed 8 tablets.
The medication should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. It should be kept out of reach of children and pets.
Mechanism of action:
Tilidin 20x 50/4mg works by binding to opioid receptors in the brain and spinal cord. This binding reduces the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals. The naloxone component helps reduce the potential for abuse and addiction.
Before taking Tilidin 20x 50/4mg, it is important to inform the physician if the patient has any allergies, medical conditions, or is taking any other medication. The use of Tilidin 20x 50/4mg is not recommended for patients with respiratory depression, severe asthma, and those who are prone to addiction.
Tilidin 20x 50/4mg is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to either of its components, severe respiratory depression, and acute or severe bronchial asthma.
Tilidin 20x 50/4mg may interact with other medications, including sedatives, tranquilizers, other opioids, and medications that cause respiratory depression. It is important to inform the physician of all the medications being taken before starting Tilidin 20x 50/4mg.
Taking more than the prescribed dose of Tilidin 20x 50/4mg can lead to overdose and can be fatal. Symptoms of overdose include respiratory depression, extreme drowsiness, confusion, and loss of consciousness. In case of overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
The common side effects of Tilidin 20x 50/4mg include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, constipation, and dry mouth. Some patients may also experience symptoms of opioid withdrawal, including sweating, chills, agitation, and muscle aches. If these side effects persist or worsen, seek medical attention immediately.