(Oral Dosage Form)
Paracetamol Tablets, 500mg
The tablets are white coloured.
Paracetamol is an effective antipyretic, analgesic with mild anti inflammatory properties.
INDICATION AND USAGE
All febrile conditions as analgesic, antipyretic.
Relief of mild to moderate pain such as: headache, toothache, postoperative and musculo skeletal pain.
Potent analgesic for influenza and common cold.
Paracetamol is contraindicated in patient with asthma, peptic ulcers and hepatic dysfunction.
Hypersensitivity to any of its ingredients.
This medication should be used only when clearly needed during the first 6 months of pregnancy. Use of Paracetamol during late pregnancy should be avoided.
As with other drugs excreted in milk, Paracetamol is not recommended for use in nursing mothers.
Paracetamol tablets is generally well tolerated, adverse events when observed are usually mild and transient in rare cases may cause nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, skin rashes and hepatic disturbances.
SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE
Symptoms of paracetamol overdosage in the first 24 hours are pallor, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, and abdominal pain. Liver damage may become apparent 12 to 48 hours after ingestion. Abnormalities of glucose metabolism and metabolic acidosis may occur.
DOSAGES OF ADMINISTRATION
Adults: 2 tablets, 4-6 hourly up to a maximum of 8 tablets daily
Children: 6-12 years, half to one tablet 3-4 times daily but not more than 4 tablets within 24 hours.
Paracetamol Tablets 500mg.
Store in a cool, dark & dry place
Keep this medication out of the reach of children.
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