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Fortagesic 500mg Tablet

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Fortagesic 500mg Tablet Description

Fortagesic 500 mg is a pain reliever medicine in the form of a tablet. Fortagesic 500 mg pills are painkillers combination medication for redness and swelling. It enables the body to repair and avoid

more tissue damage. People perceive pain in various ways, ranging from tolerable to unbearable. Treatment of pain and inflammation in muscle pains, menstrual cramps, backache, joint pain and toothache are other uses of Fortagesic 500 mg tablets. Fortagesic 500 mg tablet is a mixture of two pain-relieving medications: Acetaminophen and Pentazocine. It is useful in treating fever, body ache, bony pains and ear and throat pain. Some of the most common side effects of this Fortagesic 500 mg tablet include nausea, vomiting, constipation, weakness, and mouth dryness. Contact your doctor if you experience any side effects that do not go away or worsen. Your physician may be able to assist you in avoiding or reducing the symptoms. It is possible to take Fortagesic 500 mg tablets with or without food. Continue taking the medication even if you feel better until your doctor says it's safe to stop. When taken as soon as the first signs of pain appear, Fortagesic 500 mg tablet efficiently reduces moderate to severe pain in illnesses such as menstrual cramps, arthritis, headaches, and muscular pains. It works by decreasing pain-causing chemicals in the body. This relieves pain and discomfort, thereby improving your quality of life. For pain management, take a Fortagesic 500 mg tablet by mouth as advised by your doctor, usually every 4 to 6 hours as needed. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine if you have any other medical conditions. It may interfere with or be affected by other medications you are taking, so be sure your doctor is aware of them.


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ContainsPentazocine(15.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
UsesPain reliever, Muscle pains, Joint pains, Toothache, Earache, Muscular cramps, Menstrual cramps
Side effectsNausea, Vomiting, Indigestion, Heartburn, Stomach pain, Loss of appetite, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Sleepiness
Check more medicines with composition as Pentazocine(15.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)

Uses of Fortagesic 500mg Tablet

  • According to CDSCO, Fortagesic 500 mg tablet is used in the following cases:
  • For pain relief
  • For treatment of fever
  • In reducing muscular pain and cramps like backache
  • In reducing joint pains, menstrual cramps
  • In alleviating pains like toothache, throat pain and earaches

Contraindications of Fortagesic 500mg Tablet

  • Fortagesic 500 mg tablet is contraindicated in the following cases:
  • If you have a known allergy to Acetaminophen or Pentazocine
  • If you have stomach ulcers or gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • If you have survived heart failure
  • If you have liver illness
  • If you have epilepsy or have a history of fits

Side effects of Fortagesic 500mg Tablet

  • Fortagesic 500 mg tablet has the following side effects:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dry mouth

Precautions and Warnings of Fortagesic 500mg Tablet



Can I take Fortagesic 500 in pregnancy?
Fortagesic 500 mg tablets should not be taken during pregnancy because there is strong evidence that it harms the developing baby. The psychiatrist and gynaecologist may allow it in life-threatening situations where the benefits exceed the risks.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Fortagesic 500 mg while breastfeeding?
When breastfeeding, Fortagesic 500 mg tablets are likely to be safe. Based on limited human data, the medicine is unlikely to harm the foetus. Only go to the doctor if the infant is drowsy (more than normal), has difficulties nursing, has breathing problems, or is limp.


Can I drive if I have taken Fortagesic 500 mg?
Fortagesics tablets may have side effects that affect your driving ability. The Fortagesic 500 mg tablet may cause drowsiness and blurred vision as a side effect. If this happens, do not drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Fortagesic 500 mg tablets?
Do not drink alcohol while taking Fortagesic 500 mg because it increases the risk of negative effects. Other adverse effects include dizziness, weariness, difficulty concentrating, and breathing issues.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop symptoms like agitation, hallucinations, sweating, shivering, high heart rate, muscle stiffness, twitching, or loss of coordination.
  • You are children under 18 because it has not been clinically proven.
  • You have kidney ailments.
  • You feel constipated while taking the Fortagesic 500 mg tablet.

Mode of Action of Fortagesic 500mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Fortagesic 500 mg tablet is a mixture of two pain-relieving medications, Acetaminophen and Pentazocine. It is a mixture of two medications that treat pain, inflammation, and swelling in the joints and...
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Directions for Use of Fortagesic 500mg Tablet

  • Check the label before usage.
  • Consult your doctor to determine the Fortagesic tablets dosage and duration.
  • Swallow the Fortagesic 500 mg tablet with water instead of crushing or chewing it.
  • Do not take more than the suggested amount.
  • Do not stop taking Fortagesic 500 mg suddenly, even if your symptoms improve.

Interactions of Fortagesic 500mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Fortagesic 500 mg pills may interact with antihypertensive medicines by increasing blood pressure.
  • When ketoconazole is combined with Fortagesic 500 mg pills, the side effects can become more severe and perhaps fatal.
  • Metformin, an anti-diabetic medicine, interacts with opioids, albeit only to a little extent.
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors can make Fortagesic 500 mg pills' adverse effects worse.
  • Antiepileptic medications can cause adverse responses when administered with Fortagesic 500 mg pills.

Interactions with food items

  • No food interaction between Fortagesic 500 mg tablets with food substances is known.

Storage and disposal of Fortagesic 500mg Tablet

Keep Fortagesic 500 mg tablets out of direct sunlight and in a cool, dry location. Store away from the stove, sink, and other hot appliances. Due to heat and moisture, medication may spoil before its ...
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Dosage of Fortagesic 500mg Tablet


Take Fortagesic 500 mg tablets exactly as instructed to get the most out of it. It is best not to take more or longer than is necessary, as this can be dangerous. Symptoms of an overdose of Fortagesic...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Fortagesic, take it as soon as possible. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missing dose and get back on track. Unless directed, do not take more than one dose at a time.

Content Details


Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Fortagesic 500 mg tablet a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication ?

A: No. This medication is not a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is a multipurpose analgesic used to treat mild to moderate pain and fever.

Q: Is the Fortagesic 500 mg tablet an addictive medicine?

A: Pentazocine, a habit-forming substance, is present in Fortagesic 500 mg Tablets. As a result, it should only be used for a short period to avoid unpleasant withdrawal symptoms such as difficulty breathing, restlessness, sleeping issues, irritability, anxiety, increased heart rate, and high blood pressure.

Q: Does taking a Fortagesic 500 mg tablet cause constipation?

A: Constipation is a side effect of taking a Fortagesic 500 mg tablet. Eat high-fibre foods, including vegetables, fruits, and cereals, to avoid constipation. Make sure you are getting enough water. Participate in sports such as swimming, running, or taking a short walk in the daily routine. If you have chronic constipation, talk to your doctor about taking some medicines to help.
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Last Updated on: 02 Apr 2022 | 04:50 PM (IST)

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