Naprex

Naprex

paracetamol

Manufacturer:

UNILAB, Inc

Distributor:

UNILAB, Inc
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Paracetamol
Indications/Uses
Susp/Drops Pain or fever or both in infants, childn & adults. Inj High-grade fever, conditions where a rapid predictable blood level is required in predisposed childn to febrile convulsions & post-op patients where oral medication is not possible.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Susp 120 mg/5 mL Childn 7-12 yr 2-3 tsp, 3-6 yr 1-2 tsp, 1-2 yr 1 tsp. 250 mg/5 mL Childn 7-12 yr 1-1½ tsp, 3-6 yr ½-1 tsp, 1-2 yr ½ tsp. Drops Childn 1-2 yr 1-1.2 mL. Infant 7 mth-<1 yr 1 mL, 4-6 mth 0.6-1 mL, 0-3 mth 0.3-0.6 mL. All oral doses should be given 4 hrly. Inj 150 mg/mL Based in 10 mg/kg body wt/day, given via slow IV push or deep IM inj, every 4-6 hr/day. Adult 2-4 mL. Childn 7-12 yr 1.25-2 mL, 3-6 yr 1-1.25 mL, 1-2 yr 0.75-1 mL, 6-12 mth 0.5-0.75 mL, <6 mth 0.25-0.5 mL. May be given while symptoms persist, but not to exceed 5 doses in each 24-hr period for not >5 days unless directed by a physician.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Renal or hepatic failure. Preexisting anemia as cyanosis may not be apparent despite high conc of metHb in amp.
Adverse Reactions
Susp/Drops: Hematological, skin & allergic reactions, GI upsets. Inj: Neutropenia & thrombocytopenic purpura; rarely, laryngeal edema & anaphylactoid reactions, leukopenia, agranulocytosis & pancytopenia in prolonged use.
Drug Interactions
Susp/Drops: Alcohol, anticoagulants, phenobarb, aspirin, chloramphenicol, desipramine, doxorubicin. Inj: Phenothiazine & other antipyretic therapy.
ATC Classification
N02BE01 - paracetamol ; Belongs to the class of anilide preparations. Used to relieve pain and fever.
Susp/Drops:Non-Rx;Inj:Rx
Presentation/Packing
Form
Naprex oral susp 250 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
(melon flavor) 60 mL x 1's (P92.84/bottle)
Form
Naprex oral susp 120 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
(melon flavor) 60 mL x 1's (P64.68/bottle)
Form
Naprex oral drops 100 mg/mL
Packing/Price
(melon flavor) 15 mL x 1's (P53.35/bottle)
Form
Naprex inj 150 mg/mL
Packing/Price
(amp) 2 mL x 10 × 1's (P320.47/box)
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