Entonox 50% / 50% is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) nitrous oxide + oxygen. On this page you will find out more about Entonox 50% / 50%, 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: nitrous oxide + oxygen
Information for medicine and pack size:
Entonox 50% / 50% medicinal gas, 2 L
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
INDICATIONS AS AT 1 NOVEMBER 2001: "Nitrous oxide with oxygen (Entonox) is indicated in adults and children for analgesia." This approval is based on the evaluation of the information and data provided with the original letter of application and with any subsequent correspondence and submissions relating to the application.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Colourless gas|
|Dosage Form||Gas, medicinal|
|Route of administration||Inhalation|
various: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||No information available|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
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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