Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before using paracetamol injection.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay as it does not cause dizziness or induce sleep.
Do NOT use paracetamol injection if:
- You are allergic to paracetamol or other containing ingredients;
- You have liver disease.
Use of paracetamol injection during pregnancy or breast feeding is safe and shows low risk. Though, paracetamol use may be associated with increased risk of childhood asthma and ADHD. Consult your doctor or health care professional before administering paracetamol injection in pregnant or nursing mothers.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Follow your doctor’s dose and schedule. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: 650mg IV every 4 hours. Usual does for children is: 12.5mg/kg every 4 hour.
Deadly liver problems or serious skin reactions can occur with the use of paracetamol injection. Paracetamol injection can cause acute liver failure, which can result in liver transplant or death. Do not exceed dose of more than 4,000mg in a day.
Avoid using other medications containing acetaminophen. Too much acetaminophen can result in fatal liver problems. Avoid drinking alcohol when using paracetamol and tell your doctor if you have a history of alcohol addiction. Acetaminophen can interact with other medications, such as warfarin and other blood thinners. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with paracetamol injection.
Paracetamol injection should be administered within 6 hours after opening.