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Paracetamol

Therapeutic Group:

  • Analgesic
  • Anti Inflammatory

Presentation

  • Paracetamol Tablet: Each tablet contains Paracetamol BP 500 mg.
  • Paracetamol Syrup: Each 5 ml syrup contains Paracetamol BP 120 mg.
  • Paracetamol Paediatric Drops: Each ml paediatric drops contains Paracetamol BP 80 mg.

Description

Paracetamol is a fast acting and safe analgesic with marked antipyretic property. It is specially suitable for patients who, for any reason, can not tolerate aspirin or other analgesics.

Indications

All conditions requiring relief from pain and fever such as neuritis, neuralgia, headache, toothache, earache, body ache, myalgia, minor arthritis pain, pain due to rheumatic disorder, cold, influenza, dysmenorrhoea etc.

Dosage & Administration

  • Tablet
    • Adult: 1 – 2 tablets every 4 to 6 hours up to a maximum of 4 g (8 tablets) daily
    • Children (6 – 12 years) : 1/2 to 1 tablet 3 to 4 times daily
  • Syrup
    • Children: 2 months: 60 mg (1/2 measuring spoonful) for post immunization pyrexia;
      Under 3 months (on doctor’s advice only) : 10 mg/kg (5 mg/kg if jaundiced)
    • 3 months – 1 year : 60 – 120 mg (1/2 – 1 measuring spoonful),
    • 1 – 5 years : 1 – 2 measuring spoonful
    • 6 – 12 years : 2 – 4 measuring spoonful
  • Paediatric Drops
    • 2 months: 60 mg for post-immunization pyrexia; under
    • 3 months (on doctors advice only), 10 mg/kg (5 mg/kg if jaundiced);
    • 3 months- 1 year: 60-120 mg; 1 – 5 years: 120-250 mg.

Paediatric drops may be given to children and neonates according to following guideline:

Age Dose of Paediatric Drops
0-3 months 0.5 ml (upto 4 times daily)
4-11 months 1 ml (upto 4 times daily)
12-23 months 1.5 ml (upto 4 times daily)
2-3 years 2 ml (upto 4 times daily)
4-5 months 3 ml (upto 4 times daily)

Side Effects

Side effects of paracetamol are usually mild, though haematological reactions including thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, pancytopenia, neutropenia, and agranulocytosis have been reported. Pancreatitis, skin rashes, and other allergic reactions occur occasionally.

Precautions

Paracetamol should be given with care to patients with impaired kidney or liver function. Paracetamol should be given with care to patients taking other drugs that affect the liver.

Brand Name Contains Dosage Form Manufacturer
2 A Paracetamol 500mg/tablet Tablet Mystic Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
2 A Paracetamol 120mg/5ml Suspension Mystic Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACE Paracetamol 500mg/tablet Tablet Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACE Paracetamol 120mg/5ml Suspension Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACE Paracetamol 120mg/5ml Syrup Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACE Paracetamol 80mg/ml Paediatric Drop Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACE Paracetamol 60mg, 125mg, 250mg & 500mg/stick Suppository Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACEP Paracetamol 500mg/tablet Tablet Zenith Pharmaceuticals Ltd
ACEP Paracetamol 120mg/5ml Suspension Zenith Pharmaceuticals Ltd
ACEP Paracetamol 80mg/ml Paediatric Drop Zenith Pharmaceuticals Ltd
ACETA Paracetamol 500mg/tablet Tablet BIOPHARMA Laboratories Limited
ACETA Paracetamol 120mg/5ml Suspension BIOPHARMA Laboratories Limited
ACETA Paracetamol 80mg/ml Paediatric Drop BIOPHARMA Laboratories Limited
ACETO Paracetamol 500mg/tablet Tablet Elixir Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACETOPHEN Paracetamol 120mg/5ml Suspension Elixir Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACT Paracetamol 500mg/tablet Tablet Ambee Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACT Paracetamol 120mg/5ml Suspension Ambee Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACT Paracetamol 80mg/ml Paediatric Drop Ambee Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACTOL Paracetamol 500mg/tablet Tablet SOMATEC Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ACTOL Paracetamol 120mg/5ml Suspension SOMATEC Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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