Paracil

Paracil Dosage/Direction for Use

paracetamol

Manufacturer:

SM Pharmaceuticals

Distributor:

SM Pharmaceuticals
Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use
For Paracil Tablet 500 mg: Adults: Oral: 0.5 to 1 g every 4-6 hours up to a maximum of 4 g daily.
Children: 6-12 years: up to 500 mg.
(To be given 3-4 times daily as required).
For Paracil Tablet 650 mg: Usual adult and adolescent (over 12 years of age) dose: Analgesic and antipyretic: 650 mg (1 tablet) every 4 to 6 hours as needed, while symptoms persist.
Usual adult prescribing limits: For short-term therapy (up to ten days) up to 4 gram (6 tablets) daily.
For long-term therapy up to 2.6 gm (4 tablets) daily.
For Paracil Suspension 120 mg: Adult: 480 to 960 mg (4 teaspoon to 8 teaspoon) every 4 to 6 hours.
(Maximum dose 4 grams daily).
Children: (3 months - 1 year) 60 to 120 mg.
(1/2 teaspoon to 1 teaspoon).
(1 - 5 years) 120 to 240 mg (1 teaspoon to 2 teaspoon).
(6 - 12 years) 240 to 480 mg (2 teaspoon to 4 teaspoon).
(Maximum dose 2 grams daily) To be given 3 to 4 times daily.
For Paracil Suspension 250 mg: Children: 250 to 500 mg (6 - 12 years) (1 teaspoon to 2 teaspoon).
3-4 times daily (Maximum dose 2 grams daily).
Adult: 500 to 1000 mg (2 teaspoon to 4 teaspoon).
To be given 3 to 4 times daily.
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