Calpol 250 MG Suspension
Calpol suspension, classified as a mild analgesic, is used to treat fever and is the most commonly used pain reliever. It reduces pain in the body caused due to fever.
You should not take this drug if –
- You are allergic to this medication.
- You are suffering from a serious liver disorder.
- You normally consume more than 3 alcohol beverages per day or have a history of alcoholism.
There are several drugs that may interact with this medication. Inform your doctor about all the other medications that you take including vitamins, minerals, prescribed drugs, over the counter drugs and herbal products. It is advised to be guided by the doctor’s prescription and never to exceed the prescribed dosage.
This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:
How long is the duration of effect?The effect lasts for an average of 4-6 hours.
What is the onset of action?The effect of Paracetamol (primary constituent of Calpol 250 MG Suspension) can be observed within an hour of oral administration. When given in the form of an intravenous injection, the pain-relieving action starts in 5-10 minutes.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this medication.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Calpol 250 MG Suspension , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?This drug is taken as and when required. If the medicine is taken on a regular basis, then the missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. You should not take the missed dose if it is time for taking the next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
This medication is a pain relief medication that is administered both orally and intravenously. It selectively inhibits enzyme function in the brain which allows it to treat pain and fever. It activates certain receptors in the brain that inhibit pain signals.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
DiseaseDo not use this medication if you suffer from alcoholism and liver disease.
Interaction with Alcohol
N/AYou should avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine. Symptoms like fever, chills, rashes, joint pain and swelling, excessive weakness, nausea should be immediately reported to the doctor.
Interaction with Lab Test
5-HIAA Urine TestYou may get a false-positive result for this test if you take this drug.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThis medication interacts with Carbamazepine, Phenytoin, Sodium Nitrite and others.
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