Penthrox® (methoxyflurane) is a nonnarcotic inhalational analgesic that is self-administered by conscious
haemodynamically stable patients (under supervision of personel trained in its use) via the hand-held Penthrox® Inhaler to provide relief.
For emergency relief of pain by self administration in conscious haemodynamically stable patients with trauma and associated pain, under supervision of personnel trained in its use and for the relief of pain in monitored conscious patients who require analgesia for surgical procedures such as the change of dressings. CONTRAINDICATIONS: Use as an anaesthetic agent;
Renal impairment; renal failure; hypersensitivity to fluorinated anaesthetics (including familial history of hypersensitivity); cardiovascular instability; respiratory depression; head injury or loss of consciousness; malignant hyperthermia.
Medical Developments International | Respiratory & Intensive Care Medical Devices
Medical Developments International (MDI) is one of Australia’s leading specialised healthcare companies. With an industry leading range of products in the areas of pain management, asthma and resuscitation, plus veterinary equipment, MDI has supplied healthcare professionals and patients innovative solutions since 1971.
MDI is a publicly listed company on the Australian Stock Exchange with both its head office and state of the art manufacturing facilities located in Victoria, Australia.
With a strong focus on expanding into international healthcare markets, MDI has established a network of manufacturers and distributors to ensure both quality assurance and supply chain solutions are maintained for servicing and delivering to both the local and international sectors.
At Medical Developments International (MDI) our aim is to provide unique and innovative products to assist our customers in the management of acute and procedural pain, delivery of asthma medications, resuscitation and oxygen therapies for human and veterinary patients.
Our products are used in a number of countries with the list of new country registrations growing rapidly. With widely recognised brands such as Penthrox, Space Chamber, OXI-Port, OXI-Sok and OXI-Life, Medical Developments International manufactures products that are the first choices of professionals in the pre-hospital and first aid environments, and university, research, hospital and veterinary institutions.