Acetaminophen, sodium bicarbonate.
Each tablet contains acetaminophen 500 mg and sodium bicarbonate 630 mg.
Panadol ActiFast are fast-acting tablets. Its special formulation doubles the absorption rate and directly reaches the source of pain.
Fast pain relief of headaches, including migraine and tension headaches, toothache, neuralgia, backache, muscle pains, pain of osteoarthritis and period pain. Relief of sore throat and the feverishness, aches and pains of cold and flu.
Adults: Take 2 tablets every ≥4 hrs, with ½ tumbler of water (100 mL). For best result, Panadol ActiFast can be taken on an empty stomach.
Do not take >8 tablets in 24 hrs. Do not exceed the stated dose.
Do not take with any other acetaminophen-containing products.
Children <12 years: Take Panadol for children (in syrup or chewable tablets).
Toxicity is extremely rare following administration of recommended dose. Nevertheless, liver damage is largely reversible if the patient is treated early, thus prompt medical attention is essential in all cases of suspected overdose even if there is no sign or symptom.
Acetaminophen overdose may cause liver failure.
High dose of sodium bicarbonate may be expected to induce gastrointestinal symptoms including belching and nausea. In addition, high doses of sodium bicarbonate may cause hypernatraemia, electrolytes should be monitored and patients managed accordingly. Administration of N-acetylcysteine or methionine may be required.
Patients with previous history of hypersensitivity to acetaminophen or to any of the excipients of Panadol ActiFast.
Each tablet contains sodium. Panadol ActiFast may not be suitable if patient is on a low sodium diet.
The following should consult a doctor before taking Panadol ActiFast: Patients with severe liver or kidney disease; taking metoclopramide or domperidone (used to treat nausea and vomiting), cholestyramine (used to treat high cholesterol), anticoagulants (blood thinner eg, warfarin) and the patient needs to take acetaminophen on a daily basis over a long period. It may enhance the anticoagulant effect and thus increase the risk of bleeding. However, taking occasional doses of Panadol ActiFast with anticoagulants have no significant effect.
If symptoms persist, seek medical advice.
Use in pregnancy & lactation: Consult the doctor before taking Panadol ActiFast during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Consult the doctor before taking Panadol ActiFast during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
N02BE01 - paracetamol ; Belongs to the class of anilide preparations. Used to relieve pain and fever.
Tab 500 mg x 10's compack, 20's.