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Drug information on Paracetamol (60ml) (Acetaminophen or Paracetamol) from Low Cost Standard Therapeutics (LOCOST)

Paracetamol (60ml)

  Syrup   
Low Cost Standard Therapeutics (LOCOST)
Generic : Acetaminophen or Paracetamol
 9.00
250mg/5ml
60ml
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Paracetamol (60ml) may be prescribed


Side effects of Paracetamol (60ml)

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 Paracetamol (60ml)?

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

When is Paracetamol (60ml) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Paracetamol (60ml)

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 Paracetamol (60ml)

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 Paracetamol (60ml)

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



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