Emergency analgesia with minimal hassle.Read More
Instructions and information on how to administer PENTHROX.Read More
84.6% of patients experienced their first pain relief within 10 inhalations.2Read More
For patients reporting 4 and above on the pain scale.Read More
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PENTHROX is indicated for the emergency relief of moderate to severe pain in conscious adults with trauma and associated pain.1
I prescribe Penthrox most days, both pre-hospital and in the Emergency Department. It’s my hand grenade for pain, enabling rapid relief whilst I arrange definitive care.
Within seconds we were able to manipulate her badly deformed ankle and plaster it, both without her being aware that the procedure had been carried out until about a minute later!
In quite a few cases, we have saved not just time, but also valuable resource, as the injuries have been able to be dealt with in the minor injury section, whereas some of these patients would have been needed to have been moved to majors/resus.
I have now adopted a Penthrox First approach for all my relevant trauma pain patients.
Penthrox reduced my patient’s pain score from 10/10 to 2/10 within one minute.