Macrotap NT

Macrotap NT

Manufacturer:

MacroPhar

Distributor:

MacroPhar Lab
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Paracetamol 300 mg, dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg, doxylamine succinate 6.25 mg
Indications/Uses
Short-term relief of common cold w/ runny nose, fever & cough.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn ≥12 yr 2 cap every 4-6 hr. Max: 12 cap daily. Childn 6 to <12 yr 1 cap every 4-6 hr. Max: 6 cap daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Avoid regular or excessive use of paracetamol for chronic alcoholics. Atopic childn. Sedated or debilitated patients & in patients confined to the supine position. Should not be used for persistent or chronic cough or when coughing is accompanied by excessive secretions. Cough persists >1 wk, tends to recur or accompanied by high fever, rash or persistent headache. Concomitant use w/ MAOIs. Childn <2 yr. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Dizziness, drowsiness & GI disturbances; rash, urticaria, laryngeal edema, angioedema & anaphylactoid reactions; neutropenia & thrombocytopenic purpura; hepatotoxicity; sedation, mild drowsiness to deep sleep.
Drug Interactions
Increased risk of paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity w/ alcohol. Increased drug conversion to hepatotoxic metabolites w/ anticonvulsants (eg, phenytoin, barbiturates, carbamazepine). Increased risk of hepatotoxicity w/ INH. Increase risk of adverse effects of coumarin & indandione derivative anticoagulant (in large paracetamol doses). Possible severe hypothermia w/ phenothiazines. Additive CNS depression may occur w/ CNS depressants including barbiturates, tranquilizers & alcohol.
ATC Classification
N02BE51 - paracetamol, combinations excl. psycholeptics ; Belongs to the class of anilide preparations. Used to relieve pain and fever.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Macrotap NT cap
Packing/Price
1 × 12 × 10's
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