Saridon, a mild analgesic, helps in the treatment of fever, headache, pain, febrility and joint pain. It acts as a mild painkiller in many conditions and can help reduce the pain in many conditions. The major ingredients of the tablet include paracetamol, caffeine and propylphenazone, which together activates the adenosine receptors, increasing the pain threshold and increases the blood flow in your body. This makes your body warm, resulting in heat loss and sweating thus alleviating the pain you feel. The tablet activates the central nervous system of your body providing quick results.
Since it is a mild painkiller, there are no serious side effects related to it. In some rare cases, one can experience side effect like skin rashes, nausea, stomach pain or loss of appetite. The symptoms of serious side effects include dark urine, clay-coloured stools or jaundice. You must stop the intake of medicine in such cases and consult a doctor if the side effects persists for a long time.
People with a problem of alcoholism or serious liver conditions, you must not consume this medication as it can cause some serious side effects. Pregnant and breastfeeding women must avoid the consumption unless specifically mentioned by the doctor. People with medical history must discuss their case with the doctor to get an understanding of dosage and if there is a need of any substitute.
Analgesic Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)
How long is the duration of effect?
The duration of the effect of the medicine lasts differently for every person. On an average, the effect lasts for 4-6 hours.
What is the onset of action?
The effect of the tablet can be seen within an hour of oral administration. In patients having fever, the medicine starts its effect within half an hour.
Is it habit forming?
No, it is not habit forming. If you feel like you are getting addicted to it, you must consult a doctor for further advice.
Is It safe with alcohol?
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
It is advisable that pregnant women must not consume this medicine as it can cause health issues in your child. Certain ingredients can act against the natural development of the foetus. You must consult a doctor before the intake of medicine in such conditions.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Breastfeeding women too must avoid the medication as your child too can experience some of the side effects or you may not breastfeed your child during the days you consume the medicine.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
If you feel sleepy, drowsy, dizzy or tired, you must not indulge in driving. You may not experience such side effects all the time but you must not indulge in any such activities that require attention and coordination while on medication.
Does this affect kidney function?
It is important that you discuss about your medical history in general whenever you consult a doctor. The medication can affect the functioning of kidney if you are already suffering from kidney related issues.
Does this affect liver function?
The patients with liver related issues must be extra careful while using this medicine, as it can aggravate the conditions and hamper the functioning of your liver.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Saridon is usually consumed as and when the patient feels the need for it but if you are following a fixed pattern, you must not miss any dose. If you miss any of the dosages, you must have it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose then skip the missed dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
If you take an overdose of the medicine, it is important that you check for any of the symptoms like yellow eyes, loss of appetite, vomit, nausea or stomach pain. If you experience any of these, make sure you visit a doctor at the earliest.
Saridon is a pain relief medication that is administered orally. 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
Saridon can interact with diseases related to liver and kidney and aggravate the conditions. If you have severe liver issues, then you definitely must not consume this tablet. Discussing about your pre-existing conditions, with the doctor, will help you in such cases.
Interaction with Alcohol
If you suffer from alcoholism, then you must not consume this medicine as it can cause some serious side effects. You must avoid the consumption of tablet if you take 3 or more glasses of alcohol a day.
Interaction with Food
You must avoid beverages that have a high amount of caffeine.
Interaction with Medicine
The tablet can interact with other medicines and cause side effects. You must consult a doctor if you already taking drugs or products that include alcohol, cimetidine, disulfiram, ephedrine, fluoroquinolones, juxtapid mipomersen, ketoconazole, leflunomide or mexiletine.
Ques: What is Saridon tablet used for?
Ques: How many times should I take Saridon?
Note: it is not recommended for children below 12 years of age.
Ques: Is Saridon good for headache?
Ques: What are the side effect of Saridon tablet?
- Allergic reactions
- Liver damage
- Swollen facial features
- Shortness of breath
- Gastric acid secretion
- Gastrointestinal motility
- Miscarriage or growth retardation
- Skin reddening
- Liver toxicity
Ques: Can Saridon be taken empty stomach?
Ques: Is Saridon safe for pregnant?
Ques: Is Saridon bad for health?
Ques: Can Saridon be taken with alcohol?
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