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Brand name: Jurnista TM

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Active ingredients: hydromorphone

What it is used for

JURNISTA is indicated for the management of severe pain where: other treatment options have failed, are contraindicated, not tolerated or are otherwise inappropriate to provide sufficient management of pain, and the pain is opioid-responsive, and requires daily, continuous, long-term treatment. JURNISTA is not indicated for use in chronic non-cancer pain other than in exceptional circumstances. JURNISTA is not indicated as an as-needed (PRN) analgesia. Not for use in opioid naïve patients.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 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.

Visual appearance

White, round, biconvex tablet with 'HM32' printed in black on one side.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine requires authorisation for prescription from your doctor. It is Schedule 8 : Controlled Drug.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient hydromorphone

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.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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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

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