Targin 5/2.5 mg is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) oxycodone + naloxone. On this page you will find out more about Targin 5/2.5 mg, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: oxycodone + naloxone
Information for medicine and pack size:
Targin 5/2.5 mg modified release tablet, 28
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
1- The management of moderate to severe chronic pain unresponsive to non-narcotic analgesia. The naloxone component in a fixed combination with oxycodone is indicated for the therapy and/or prophylaxis of opioid-induced constipation.,2- Second line symptomatic treatment of patients with severe to very severe idiopathic restless legs syndrome after failure of dopaminergic therapy
Table of characteristics
blue, oblong tablets marked "OXN" on one side and "5" on other
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, modified release|
|Route of administration||Oral|
20: Controlled Drug
28: Controlled Drug
60: Controlled Drug
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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