Pethidine is a Medicine belongs to Opoid analgesic group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book :

  ►   Brandname : NA

  ►  Strength :

A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : NA


Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Pain relief Oral 50 150 mg Tablet
2 Postoperative pain s.c/ i.m 25 100 mg Injection May be given every 2 to 3 hours if necessary.
3 Obstetric analgesia s.c/ i.m 50 100 mg Injection Given as soon as contractions occur at regular intervals.
4 Premedication IM 25 100 mg Injection Given 1 hour before surgery.
5 Adjunct to anaesthesia slow i.v 10 25 mg Injection

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 119   Edition : 37,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Pain relief 2 Month 12 Year Oral 0.5 2 mg/kg
2 Pain relief 2 Month 12 Year s.c/ i.m 0.5 2 mg/kg Injection
3 Pain relief 12 Year 18 Year Oral 50 100 mg Tablet
4 Pain relief 12 Year 18 Year s.c/ i.m 25 100 mg Injection
5 Premedication IM 1 2 mg/kg Injection

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 120   Edition : 37,
►  Side Effect : nausea, vomiting, constipation, Confusion, Dizziness, sweating, facial flushing, headache, vertigo, bradycardia, tachycardia, palpitations, Orthostatic hypotension, hypothermia, Restlessness, changes of mood, decreased libido, hallucinations, Miosis, hypersensitivity reactions, increase in heart rate, dry mouth,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 106,118   Edition : 37,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Pethidine is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  NA


►  Contraindication : NA
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   NA

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- CANNABIS with Dietary Substance is Drug Enhancer,

  ►  Reference :-
  • Williamson, E. (2009). Stockley's Herbal Medicines Interaction .. London: Pharmacutical press.

  •   ►  URL -- https://www.stonybrookmedicine.edu/sites/default/files/herbal_medicines_interactions-1.pdf,


    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   NA


    ►    Plasma Half-life :
      Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA