PENTHROX, methoxyflurane, anaesthetic for emergency analgesia
PAIN - New medicinal product
Opinions on drugs - Posted on Feb 02 2017
Reason for request
- PENTHROX has Marketing Authorisation in the emergency relief of moderate to severe pain associated with trauma in conscious adult patients.
- Its analgesic superiority compared with placebo has been demonstrated in a study in patients with predominantly moderate pain.
- Its efficacy in case of very severe pain (NS > 7 or VAS > 70) has not been evaluated.
- No comparison of satisfactory methodological quality with other analgesics is available.
No clinical benefit demonstrated relative to other available analgesics
Clinical Added Value
|no clinical added value||
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