Subname: Paracetamol 500mg
Contents: 500mg/tab Paracetamol (100 tablets)
Side effects: This drug usually has no side effects. If you have any unusual effects, contact your doctor or pharmacist promptly. If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Administration: Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that tablet. Swallow the tablets, preferably with a drink of water. Adults and children over 16 years: Take one or two tablets every 4 to 6 hours, as required. Don’t take more than 8 tablets (4 doses) in any 24 hours. Children 12 to 15 years: Take one to one and a half tablets every 4 to 6 hours, as required. Don’t take more than 6 tablets (4 doses) in any 24 hours. Children 10 to 12 years: Take one tablet every 4 to 6 hours as required. Don’t take more than 4 tablets (4 doses) in any 24 hours. Children 6 to 10 years: Take half a tablet every 4 to 6 hours as required. Don’t take more than 2 tablets (4 doses) in any 24 hours. Do not give to children under 6 years. Do not take more often than every 4 hours. Do not take for more than 3 days unless instructed by your doctor. Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to. If you do not get better, talk to your doctor. If you take too many tablets: Talk to a doctor at once if you take too much of this medicine even if you feel well. This is because too much paracetamol can cause delayed, serious liver damage. Go to your nearest hospital casualty department. Take you medicine and this leaflet with you.
Details: This medicine contains Paracetamol which belongs to a group of medicines called analgesics and antipyretics, which act to relieve pain and reduce fever. It can be used to relieve mild to moderate pain including headache, migraine, neuralgia, toothache, sore throat, period pain, rheumatic and muscular aches and pains, sciatica, fibrositis, lumbago, joint swelling and stiffness. It can also be used to relieve the symptoms of colds and flu and reduce a fever.