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Paracetamol Loose 500 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Franklin Laboratories (India) Pvt. Ltd
Medicine composition: Paracetamol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: August 09, 2019

This medication is classified as a mild analgesic primarily used as a pain reliever. It is used to relieve pain in case of backache, headache, arthritis and toothache. The drug also reduces pain in the body caused due to fever.

You should not consume this tablet if:

  • You are allergic to this medicine.
  • You are suffering from a serious liver disorder.
  • You normally consume more than 3 alcohol beverages per day or have a history of alcoholism.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

The medicine is useful against the following conditions:

  • Fever

  • Headache

  • Muscle Pain

  • Menstrual Cramps

  • Post Immunization Pyrexia

  • Arthritis

Common side effects of this medicine include:

  • Nausea or Vomiting

  • Fever

  • Allergic skin reaction

  • Gastric / Mouth Ulcer

  • Anemia

  • Fatigue

  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

  • 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 this drug can be observed within an hour of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    It should be used only when necessary after consulting a doctor in pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Paracetamol Loose 500 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible.
  • Overdose instructions

    An overdosage could cause harmful effects on the body.
  • India

  • United States

  • Japan

The drug is a pain relief medication that 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

    Disease

    Patients suffering from liver disease should use some other safer alternative.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    N/A

    You 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 Test

    You may get a false-positive result for this test if you take Paracetamol Loose 500 MG Tablet.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.

Ques: What is Paracetamol Loose 500 MG Tablet?

Ans: Paracetamol is a medication that performs its action by obstructing the release of pain and fever chemical messengers.

Ques: What are the uses of Paracetamol Loose 500 MG Tablet?

Ans: Paracetamol is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like Post immunization pyrexia, menstrual cramps and fever.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Paracetamol Loose 500 MG Tablet?

Ans: Allergic reaction, gastric ulcers, fatigue, anemia, nausea and vomiting are possible side effects.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Paracetamol Loose 500 MG Tablet?

Ans: Paracetamol should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: Should I use Paracetamol Loose 500 MG Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: If you take this medication with the food, the reactions that took place in the body carry-outs in a much effective manner.

Ques: How long do I need to use Paracetamol Loose 500 MG Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. It is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor.

Ques: Is there any food or drink I need to avoid?

Ans: You can follow your normal diet under the usage of this medication.

Ques: Will Paracetamol Loose 500 MG Tablet be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: There is no need to take this medication more than its recommended doses.
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