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Crocin Pain Relief Tablet

Manufacturer :  Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine Composition :  Caffeine, Paracetamol
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor not required

About Crocin Pain Relief Tablet

Crocin Pain Relief Tablet is used to reduce headaches and their associated symptoms. The medication works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain. It also blocks the transmission of pain signals to the brain which results in lowering the pain perception felt by an individual.

The effects of the medication can be seen within 10-15 of intake which can stay for 4-6 hours. If the headache does not go after the first dose take the second dose of medication within 24 hrs.

Side effects of the medication include heartburn, upset stomach, sleep problems (insomnia), nervousness, irritation, or restlessness. The medication can also cause side effects if you have any heart, kidneys, or liver related disease.

Even though the medication can be purchased without any medication, it is important to seek medical advice beforehand. Overtake or sudden elimination of the medication can cause serious side effects or withdrawal symptoms.

    What are the uses of Crocin Pain Relief Tablet

    • Pain And Fever

    What are the contraindications of Crocin Pain Relief Tablet ?

    • Analgesic Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)

    • Impaired Liver Function

    What are the side effects of Crocin Pain Relief Tablet ?

    Key highlights of Crocin Pain Relief Tablet

    • Is It safe with alcohol?

      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this medication.

    • Does this affect kidney function?

      Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.

    • Does this affect liver function?

      Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease.

    What are the substitutes for Crocin Pain Relief Tablet ?

    Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Crocin Pain Relief Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.

    • Are there any overdose instructions?

      Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

    How does this medication work?

    This medication is a stimulant that affects the central nervous system and is one of the most common psychoactive drugs. Adenosine receptors gets deactivated when the drug is consumed and leads to an increase in energy. It also 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.

      What are the interactions of Crocin Pain Relief Tablet ?

      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 Medicine

        This medication interacts with Leflunomide, Prilocaine, Ciprofloxacin, Tizanidine and others.
      • Interaction with Disease

        This medication interacts with Cardiovascular disorders, Liver Disease and others.

      FAQs about Crocin Pain Relief Tablet

      • Ques : What is crocin pain relief tablet?

        Ans : This is a medication which has Caffeine and Paracetamol as active elements present in it. This medicine performs its action by exerting a painkiller action and decreasing the body temperature when you have a fever, the actions which are carried by paracetamol.

      • Ques : What are the uses of crocin pain relief tablet?

        Ans : Crocin pain relief tablet is a medication which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as body pain and fever.

      • Ques : What are the Side Effects of crocin pain relief tablet?

        Ans : Side effects include Abnormally low levels of thrombocytes in the blood, Dizziness, Nausea, Nervousness, Rashes, Severe fall in the number of granulocytes, Sudden weight loss, and Swelling in the lower layer of skin.

      • Ques : What are the instructions for storage and disposal crocin pain relief tablet?

        Ans : Crocin pain relief tablet should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.

      • Ques : Can you crush or chew the medications?

        Ans : No, consume the medication as a whole without doing any physical change in the medication.

      • Ques : Can you suddenly stop the consumption of Crocin Pain Relief Tablet?

        Ans : No, sudden elimination of the treatment may increase the chances of the disease coming back. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

      • Ques : Can I consume a Crocin Pain Relief Tablet with alcohol, coffee or tea?

        Ans : The effects of Crocin Pain Relief Tablet clubbed with alcohol, coffee or tea are not adverse. They are safe to consume without any serious complications, however, this may reduce the absorption of the medication up to 25%.

      • Ques : Is Crocin Pain Relief Tablet an OTC medicine?

        Ans : Yes, it is an OTC ( over the counter) medication that can be purchased without any medical prescription.


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