Medical Equanox

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Medical Equanox Supplier in Australia

Mega Medical is the leading medical Equanox supplier in Australia. We provide medical oxygen and other medical gas products to aged-care facilities, dental clinics, medical centres, and veterinary practices. Entonox, sometimes called medical Equanox, is one of the quality medical gases our skilled technicians can safely deliver direct to your door.

What is Medical Equanox?

Medical Equanox, or Entonox as it is also referred to, is a high grade gas made of 50% nitrous oxide and 50% oxygen. It is a non-flammable, colourless and odourless oxidising gas. It is commonly stored as a compressed gas until use by medical professionals.

What does medical Equanox look like?

Medical Equanox is a clear, colourless, odourless, non-irritating gas supplied in a pressurised gas cylinder with a valve. The gas cylinder contains only the medical Equanox. The gas cylinders’ colour code is a white body with an ultramarine & white triangle shoulder.

What are the common uses and applications for medical Equanox?

Medical Equanox is a gas mixture of 50% Medical Nitrous Oxide and 50% Medical Oxygen and is most commonly used for pain relief. Medical Equanox works by relieving pain for certain procedures, thus, Medical equinox is commonly used for sedation or anaesthesia/analgesia. Your doctor may prescribe Medical Equanox for another purpose. Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Medical Equanox has been prescribed for you. In Australia, Dentists, Vets and medical clinics, may require to use medical equinox at their practice.


Are Entonox gas and Medical Equanox the same thing?

Medical Equanox and Entonox gas are medical gas mixtures of 50% nitrous oxide and 50% oxygen. The names Entonox and Equanox are interchangeable when referring to this compressed medical gas. Entonox refers to the registered trademark name for one of the suppliers of this medical gas. There is no difference in the quality or ingredients of Entonox and Equanox.

‘Entonox’ is a registered trademark name that was created by one of the medical gas suppliers for the mix of these two gases, Oxygen and Nitrous Oxide. There is no difference in the products and it is only due to legal naming rights that there are differences in the name of these products.

What is Entonox used for?

Entonox is primarily used for short-term pain relief. When you undergo surgery or another medical procedure that requires sedation, medical Equanox is the choice for most medical professionals in relieving pain. As a potent analgesic, it is helpful for calming patient anxiety and pain during a variety of medical procedures, including:

  • Chest drain removal
  • Fractures
  • Labour
  • Lumbar punctures
  • Suturing
  • Wound and burn dressing

Equanox is preferred by paediatric care providers in children over the age of 5 for its ease of use and quick-acting properties. Paediatric health practitioners decide if Entonox is suitable for children on a case-by-case basis.

What are complementary Products for Entonox ?

Regulator series O Medical Entonox and is required for the correct delivery of this gas from the pressurised gas cylinder to the patient or medical device. In addition to this mega also sells the Analgesic Inhalation System which includes the regulator, patient mask, hose and Demand Valve unit for gas administration.

What are commonly known Side effects for the medical Equanox?

Medical Equanox may have unwanted side effects in some people. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. You may need medical treatment if you experience some of the side effects.
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Who can administer Entonox?

As a medical gas, only health services providers authorised in the administration of medical gases can order Entonox for patients. There are some side effects associated with using medical Equanox, some of which can be serious.
Entonox has medical contraindications, including for people who have recently undergone eye surgery using a gas bubble insertion technique. Equanox can also cause intracranial pressure, so it is not ideal for anyone with a head injury.

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Buy Entonox online from a trusted Medical Equanox supplier in Australia

When you purchase your medical air from Mega Medical, medical air delivery is free. Our skilled delivery drivers bring your medical air and other medical gases direct to your door twice weekly. We extend our free transport services to customers in the Sydney Metropolitan area only. Customers must place their orders by 3 p.m. the previous business day. A $30 minimum order total applies.

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