Tilidin 20x 100/8mg is a pain-relieving medication available in tablet form. The tablet comprises Tilidine as its active ingredient. It is manufactured and marketed under the brand name Sandoz.
Each tablet of Tilidine 100/8mg contains 100mg of Tilidine and 8mg of Naloxone hydrochloride.
Tilidin 20x 100/8mg is used for moderate to severe pain relief.
Usage and Dosage:
The dosage of Tilidin 20x 100/8mg may vary from patient to patient. The usual dosage is 1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours, up to a maximum of 8 tablets in a day. It is recommended for oral consumption only.
Tilidin 20x 100/8mg must be kept out of reach of children. It should be stored at room temperature between 15-25°C. The medication should be kept away from direct sunlight and moisture.
Mechanism of Action:
Tilidine, the active ingredient of Tilidin 20x 100/8mg, acts by selectively binding to opiate receptors in the brain and spinal cord. The medicine reduces the perception of pain and increased pain tolerance.
Tilidin 20x 100/8mg should not be taken by individuals who have an allergy to Tilidine or Naloxone hydrochloride. The medication must not be taken if the patient has a respiratory depression or is suffering from severe asthma. It should also not be taken during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Tilidine may interact with other medications. The combination of Tilidine and other medications that may depress the respiratory system may be dangerous. The medication should not be used with MAO inhibitors. Tilidine may also interact with drugs or substances that inhibit the CYP3A4 enzymes. The use of Tilidine may also alter blood sugar levels.
The use of Tilidin 20x 100/8mg may result in certain side effects. Common side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, headache, constipation, and sweating. Severe side effects may include respiratory depression, cardiovascular disorders, and allergic reactions. In the event of any undesirable effects, patients should seek medical advice.