Paracetamol Oral Prescription, Contraindications, Side Effects, Dosage, Warning, Price Details

Read important prescription Information about the drug Paracetamol Oral. Understand its indications, it dose, how it should be taken, when it should be taken, when it should not be taken, its side effects, what special precautions are required, its storage instructions and warnings if any - like if it can be taken during pregnancy.
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General Information on Paracetamol Oral

Main Ingredient in Paracetamol Oral is :Acetaminophen
Manufacturer :Ciron Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Type :Susp
Quantity :60ml
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Why is Paracetamol Oral prescribed?

This medication is a non-opiate, analgesic and antipyretic, prescribed for headache, pain (muscle ache, backache) and fever either alone or combined with other medications. 

Condition(s) for which Paracetamol Oral may be prescribed

When is Paracetamol Oral not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category A : Well-designed and sufficient studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus during the first trimester of pregnancy. These drugs are considered to be safe during pregnancy.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications): The oral dose for adults is 325 to 650 mg every 4 to 6 hours. The maximum daily dose is 4 grams.
Child- the recommended dose is 10 to 15 mg/kg every 4 to 6 hours.

How should Paracetamol Oral be taken?

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

Warnings and Precautions for Paracetamol Oral

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of alcohol dependency, kidney or liver impairment, G6PD deficiency, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause liver damage; avoid long-term use of this medication.

Side Effects of Paracetamol Oral

Nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, upper stomach pain, dark urine, clay colored stool, allergic reactions, skin rash and kidney impairment.

Other Precautions for Paracetamol Oral

Avoid excess dosage.
Do not crush or chew extended-release tablets, because it can release the entire drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects.
Also, do not split the tablets unless they have a score line. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing.

Storage Conditions of Paracetamol Oral

Store tablets and solution at room temperature 15- 30C. Keep this medication out of the reach of children.



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