Pacetamol

Pacetamol

paracetamol

Manufacturer:

Bal Pharma

Distributor:

Singapore Genebio
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Paracetamol
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic management of pain & fever associated w/ common childhood disorders, tonsillitis, upper resp tract infections, post immunization reactions & other conditions including prevention of febrile convulsion. Short term management of OA of the knee & suitable substitute for patients sensitive to aspirin.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 500-1,000 mg 4-6 hr. Max: 4,000 mg daily. Childn 6-12 yr 250-500 mg, 1-5 yr 120-250 mg, 3 mth-1 yr 60-120 mg, <3 mth 10 mg/kg.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Alcohol dependence & impaired kidney or liver function.
Adverse Reactions
Haematological reactions including thrombocytopenia, leukopenia & methemoglobinemia resulting to cyanosis. Renal damage in long-term use. Skin rashes & other hypersensitivity reactions.
MIMS Class
Analgesics (Non-Opioid) & Antipyretics
ATC Classification
N02BE01 - paracetamol ; Belongs to the class of anilide preparations. Used to relieve pain and fever.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Pacetamol tab 650 mg
Packing/Price
100's;10's
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