Active ingredients: oxycodone
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 15 DEC 1993 : Semisynthetic narcotic analgesic. Relief of post operative pain following a wide range of major operative procedures such as major orthopaedic, abdominal. gynaecological and thoracic surgery and for the relief of pain in malignant disease.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Rectal. This medicine is given via the rectum.
- Store below 25 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.
Wax coated, off white, oval suppository
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on May 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient oxycodone
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