Propyphenazone is an analgesic and antipyretic with poor anti-inflammatory action.
It is used for the treatment of fever and pain due to conditions like headache and toothache, usually in combination with other medications.
• Propyphenazone is contraindicated in patients allergic to the drug and in porphyria (a disorder which causes accumulation of substances called porphyrins or porphyrin precursors in skin and nervous system).
• The recommended dose of the drug is 75 to 150 mg tablet orally.
• It is usually available as a combination with other drugs like caffeine and paracetamol.
• Propyphenazone should be taken up to a maximum of four times a day.
• Inform your doctor if you suffer from any other condition like liver or kidney dysfunction.
• Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking the medication.
• Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, nausea
• Skin: Skin rash, itching
• Others: Dizziness, tiredness, serious allergic reaction, asthmatic attack in asthmatic patients
• Do not overdose the medicine.
• Drugs like phenobarbital, phenytoin, carbamazepine, rifampicin and chloramphenicol may interact with propyphenazone, and therefore the combinations should be avoided.
• Propyphenazone should be stored at room temperature.
• Keep it away from heat.
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