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Drug information on Paracetanal (Rectal) (170mg) (Acetaminophen or Paracetamol) from Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Vaccicare)

Paracetanal (Rectal) (170mg)

  Suppository
Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd. (Vaccicare)
Generic : Acetaminophen or Paracetamol
 36.00
170mg/1Suppository
5 Suppositories
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 Paracetanal (Rectal) (170mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Paracetanal (Rectal) (170mg)

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 Paracetanal (Rectal) (170mg)?

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

When is Paracetanal (Rectal) (170mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Paracetanal (Rectal) (170mg)

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 Paracetanal (Rectal) (170mg)

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 Paracetanal (Rectal) (170mg)

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



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