Brand name: Penthrox Combination Pack TM
Active ingredients: methoxyflurane
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 20 MARCH 1998: Self administration to conscious haemodynamically stable patients with trauma and associated pain, under supervision by personnel trained in its use (see Dosage and Administration). Monitored conscious patients who require analgesia for the relief of pain in short surgical procedures such as the change of dressings (see Dosage and Administration).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Inhalation.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless liquid
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on March 1, 2023. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient methoxyflurane
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems