Paracil

Paracil

paracetamol

Manufacturer:

SM Pharmaceuticals

Distributor:

SM Pharmaceuticals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Paracetamol
Indications/Uses
Relief of fever & discomfort associated w/ common cold & flu. Relief of mild to moderate pain eg, teething pain, toothache & earache.
Dosage/Direction for Use
500-mg tab Adult 0.5-1 g every 4-6 hr. Max: 4 g daily. Childn 6-12 yr 500 mg tds-qds as needed. 650-mg tab Adult & adolescent >12 yr Analgesic & antipyretic 650 mg every 4-6 hr as needed. Short-term therapy 4 g daily up to 10 days. Long-term therapy 2.6 g daily. 120 mg/5 mL oral susp Adult 480-960 mg every 4-6 hr. Max: 4 g daily. Childn 3 mth-1 yr 60-120 mg tds-qds, 1-5 yr 120-240 mg tds-qds, 6-12 yr 240-480 mg tds-qds. Max: 2 g tds-qds. 250 mg/5 mL oral susp Adult 500-1,000 mg tds-qds. Childn 6-12 yr 250-500 mg tds-qds. Max: 2 g daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Alcohol- or hepatic enzyme-inducing agents or hepatotoxic medications; chronic use of barbiturates or primadone. Concomitant use w/ coumarin- or indandione-derivative anticoagulants.
Special Precautions
Cross-sensitivity w/ aspirin. Discontinue use if severe skin reactions eg, skin reddening, blisters or rash occur. Renal & hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhoea, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting, stomach cramps or pain, unusual increase in sweating.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of hepatotoxicity w/ chronic alcoholics or hepatotoxic medications or hepatic enzyme inducers. Decreased therapeutic effects w/ barbiturates (except butalbital) or primadone. Increased anticoagulant factors w/ coumarin- or indandione-derivative anticoagulants.
ATC Classification
N02BE01 - paracetamol ; Belongs to the class of anilide preparations. Used to relieve pain and fever.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Paracil oral susp 120 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's;60 mL x 1's
Form
Paracil tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
Form
Paracil oral susp 250 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's;60 mL x 1's
Form
Paracil tab 650 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
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