Pentafluoropropane and Tetrafluoroethane
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Pentafluoropropane and Tetrafluoroethane?

(pen ta flure oh PRO pane & tet ra flure oh ETH ane)

• This medicine is used to relieve pain from muscle and sports injuries.

• This medicine is used to numb an area of the skin before a procedure.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have any circulation problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• Use caution on skin where a large area is involved or where there are open wounds.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Skin irritation.

• Change in color of skin.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening...

 
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