Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking paracetamol.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, call your doctor.
Indications and Usage
It is indicated as an analgesic and antipyretic medication for reducing fever and pain (mild to moderate pain) such as headaches, menstrual periods, toothaches, backaches, osteoarthritis, cold/flu aches and pains.
Do not take paracetamol tablet if:
- You are allergic to acetaminophen or paracetamol;
- You have or had severe liver or kidney disease;
- You have history of alcoholism.
Use of paracetamol during pregnancy or breastfeeding is safe as long as dosage is followed correctly. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking paracetamol.
Administration and Dosage
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the advisable dosage. Usual dose for adults is: 500mg every 4-6 hours up to 4,000mg in 24 hours. Usual dose for children ranges from 60mg every 4-6 hours to 450mg every 4-6 hours.
Paracetamol tablets interact with ketoconazole. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with paracetamol tablets.
Symptoms of overdose include trouble breathing and passing out. Other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, yellowing of skin and urine may occur. These symptoms have to be reported to the medical health professional. Seek medical help urgently.
Seek immediate medical advice in the event of an overdose, even if you feel well, because of the risk of delayed, serious liver damage.
No adverse reactions have been reported.