Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking paracetamol.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, call your doctor.
Do NOT use paracetamol if you:
- Are allergic to acetaminophen or paracetamol;
- Have or had liver disease;
- Have history of alcoholism.
Use of paracetamol during pregnancy or breast feeding is ok as long as dosage is followed correctly. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking paracetamol.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: 500mg every 4-6 hours up to 4,000mg every 24 hours. Usual does for children ranges from 60mg every 4-6 hours to 450mg every 4-6 hours.
Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with paracetamol.