Neogesic Uses

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Neogesic indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, Acetaminophen (Neogesic) or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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Chronic pain of moderate severity.

Neogesic description

A narcotic analgesic structurally related to methadone. Only the dextro-isomer has an analgesic effect; the levo-isomer appears to exert an antitussive effect.

Neogesic interactions

Dextropropoxyphene may inhibit the hepatic metabolism of antidepressants, anticonvulsants and warfarin-like drugs; paracetamol may enhance anticoagulant activity. Concurrent admin may increase serum levels of carbamazepine and result in neurotoxicity. Ritonavir may increase serum levels of dextropropoxyphene when used together.

Potentially Fatal: CNS depressant effect of dextropropoxyphene is additive with other CNS depressants, including alcohol. Concurrent admin with alcohol or paracetamol-containing products.

Neogesic side effects

Dizziness, sedation, nausea, vomiting, weakness, constipation, abdominal pain, rash, euphoria, dysphoria, visual disturbances, liver dysfunction, abuse potential.

Potentially Fatal: Hepatic necrosis (especially in chronic alcoholics).

Neogesic contraindications

Concurrent admin with alcohol or paracetamol-containing products.


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Active ingredient matches for Neogesic:

Acetaminophen/Dextropropoxyphene Hcl


List of Neogesic substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Pyme Ditavic 5 Blister x 10 Tablet
Tataprovon 6 Box small 3 Blister x 8 Tablet
Tydol Profen 2 Blister x 4 Tablet
Tydol Profen 10 Blister x 4 Tablet

References

  1. DailyMed. "PROPOXYPHENE HYDROCHLORIDE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. DailyMed. "ACETAMINOPHEN; ASPIRIN; CAFFEINE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. PubChem. "acetaminophen". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Neogesic are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Neogesic. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

User reports

Consumer reported useful

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1 consumer reported price estimates

Was the price you paid to purchase the drug reasonable? Did you feel it was expensive?
The below mentioned numbers have been reported by ndrugs.com website users about whether the Neogesic drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.
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Expensive1
100.0%


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3 consumers reported age

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> 601
33.3%
30-451
33.3%
46-601
33.3%


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