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

Drug information on Oropyrin (Acetaminophen) from Ortin Laboratories Ltd.


Ortin Laboratories Ltd.
Generic : Acetaminophen
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Oropyrin may be prescribed

Bird Flu
Cancer Pain
Chiari Malformations
Chondromalacia Patella
Clavicle Fracture
Headache / Cephalgia

Side effects of Oropyrin

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

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 to use Oropyrin?

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

When is Oropyrin not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Oropyrin

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.

Other Precautions for Oropyrin

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 for Oropyrin

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

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