Temgesic is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) buprenorphine. On this page you will find out more about Temgesic, 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: buprenorphine
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Temgesic 300 microgram/mL injection solution, 5 x 1 mL ampoules
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
Strong analgesic for short-term use (not more than 1 week) in patients suffering from acute pain of moderate to severe intensity. It is not recommended for use in children.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Clear colourless solution|
|Dosage Form||Injection, solution|
|Route of administration||Intramuscular|
5 x 1mL ampoules: Controlled Drug
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||36 Months|
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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