An information resource for Irish patients who have been given Penthrox.


If you have been in an accident recently or you have visited A&E, you may have been asked to use a green inhaler to help relieve your pain while the nurse or doctor looked after you. This is PENTHROX.

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Reporting of side effects

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the package leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via HPRA Pharmacovigilance, Earlsfort Terrace, IRL – Dublin 2; Tel: +353 1 6764971; Fax: +353 1 6762517; e-mail: . By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

This medicine is subject to additional monitoring. This will allow quick identification of new safety information. You can help by telling your doctor, pharmacist or nurse about any side effects you get, or reporting any side effects directly to the HPRA as detailed above.

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