The medicines below contain the active ingredient pethidine.
You can select a medicine from the list to find out more — including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the Australian Government on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Pethidine is classified as an opioid. Opioid medicines come with possible side effects, including life-threatening breathing problems, and the risk of abuse, misuse and addiction. They should be taken with care.
Get general information about pethidine here, including how it works, possible side effects and when to see your doctor.