Always consult a medical doctor or patient care specialist before using paracetamol + ibuprofen tablets.
Indications and Usage
For the temporary relief of mild to moderate pain associated with migraine, headache, backache, period pain, dental pain, rheumatic and muscular pain, pain of non-serious arthritis, cold and flu symptoms, sore throat and fever. This product is especially suitable for pain which requires stronger analgesia than ibuprofen or paracetamol alone.
This drug is contraindicated with patients hypersensitive towards ibuprofen, paracetamol or any other excipients. It is also contraindicated in patients having an abnormality in the coagulation.
Do NOT use paracetamol + ibuprofen tablet if you:
- Are allergic to paracetamol and ibuprofen;
- Have a history of gastrointestinal ulceration/ perforation or bleeding;
- Have severe hepatic failure, severe renal failure or congestive heart diseases;
- Are in your last trimester of pregnancy because it might lead to risk of premature closure of feotal ductus areteriosus leading to pulmonary hypertension.
Use of paracetamol + ibuprofen tablets during pregnancy or breast feeding is not recommended as taking paracetamol + ibuprofen during the last 3 months of the pregnancy may harm the unborn baby. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking paracetamol + ibuprofen tablets.
Driving or operating machinery is safe when administered with paracetamol + ibuprofen.
Administration and Dosage
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise.
Usual dose for adults is: depending on condition and severity 200 to 400mg orally every 4 to 6 hours as needed. Usual dose for children is: depending on condition, severity and weight 4 to 10mg/kg orally every 6 to 8 hours as needed.
There are several drugs that interact with paracetamol + ibuprofen tablets including: lithium; methotrexate; a blood thinner (warfarin, coumadin, jantoven); heart or blood pressure medication, including a diuretic or “water pill”; orsteroid medicine (such as prednisone).
If someone overdoses might have symptoms of pallor, nausea, vomiting, anorexia and abdominal pain, breathlessness or passing out. This has to be reported to the medical health professional. Seek medical help urgently.
Some of the reported adverse reactions are fever, liver problems, hallucinations, heartburn, indigestion etc. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with paracetamol + ibuprofen tablets.