Active Ingredient(s): Acetaminophen
Category: Pain Relief

Paracetamol Overview

Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen or APAP, is a medication used to treat pain and fever.[1] It is typically used for mild to moderate pain.[1] The quality of the evidence regarding the use for fever relief in children is poor.[11] It is often sold in combination with other ingredients such as in many cold medications.[1] In combination with opioid pain medication, paracetamol is also used for more severe pain such as cancer pain and after surgery.[12] It is typically used either by mou...

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Combiflam Dosage Gap Between Two
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How many hours should patients wait in between doses of Combiflame tablet 500mg (Paracetamol + Ibuprofen)? ## This medication combination is usually given to be used every 6 to 8 hours, as needed, for pain. It may cause side effects, such as: nausea, dizziness, stomach irritation and headache. More details: Are there any other questions? ## What is the normal dosage to have combiflam, for arthritis of knee. How often and what strength should I have safely. ## As I stated in my prior post, it is usually taken every 6 to 8 hours, as needed, for pain. What has your doctor advised? It contains 400mgs of Ibuprofen and 325mgs of Paracetamol and both of these can be problematic, if you take too much of them in any 24 hour period. You shouldn't exceed 3,200mgs of the Ibuprofen or 4,000mgs o...
Updated 7 hours ago.
dolo 650 side effects
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I had a severe toothache so my doctor suggested I take dolo 650. I wanna know about da side effects of it and whether it is necessary to take dolo 650 for tooth pain? ## Hello, Anandrao! How are you? Dolo just contains the active ingredient Paracetamol, which is used to treat pain and fever. Learn more Dolo 650 details here. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. And no, it isn't necessary to take anything for pain. It really just depends on whether or not you want to relieve your pain. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## I got rashes all over my body by taking 3 dolo 650mg within one day. What should I do? Please reply.
Updated 14 hours ago.
side effects of stilpane
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my daughter is addicted o stilpane .she take more than 20 per day ## Hello, Nomsa! How is your daughter? She is putting herself at risk of a fatal overdose, especially due to the Paracetamol that's in this medication. She needs to get professional help with her addiction. She may already have liver damage. How long has she been taking them? ## Ask your doctor about Naltima to stop craving for Spillane. However patient needs to be fully detoxed first before taking Naltima. ## Hi my neighbour is addicted to stil pain she takes 20 tablets a day how can I help her ## hi..i know the message of yours is older but if your daughter still have problems please do everyythinggg you can to get her on Suboxone rightt away.. it not only is a drug they use to help people with addictions to drugs, ...
Updated 2 days ago.
antibiotics for viral fever
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please provide name of antibiotic tablet for viral fever. bcause i have suffering from viral fever last 4 days. and occuring pain to all body joints. please provide suitable names of antibiotic i can feel good. ## Please tell the name of medicines used in viral fever ## please provide name of antibiotic tablet for viral fever. bcause i have suffering from viral fever last 4 days. and occuring pain to all body joints. please provide suitable names of antibiotic i can feel good. ## My child age is 3 year .she has a fever continuesly 102 F for 9 hrs .I have gives paracetamol syrups two times but no change in condition.please give me another medicine name for temporary relief. ## My child is 2yrs7month he was suffering from viral fever last 24hrs I give pcm syp but no ...
Updated 2 days ago.
Tablets for viral fever
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I have a fever and I'm suspecting that it's a viral fever, so plz suggest some antibiotics. ## I got fever and body pains since one day ## Antibiotics are not effective against viruses, which is why they cannot be used to treat a cold or flu. Antibiotics are only effective against bacterial infections. Learn more virus details here. The best thing you can do for a virus, in most cases, is to let it run its course. However, if it gets problematic, then you should consult your doctor. Are there any other questions or comments? ## My daughter 9yrs suffering from fever and headache from 2 days I gave her paracetamol 250 mg syrup thrice a day.She relieved but headache is there again what should o do any medicine plz. Suggest, thanks..... ## I have a fever with a cough. I was wet in t...
Updated 6 days ago.
Bioflu, neozep and alaxan
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I took bioflu and neozep, then after 15 minutes i decided to take alaxan because my body has been in pain... Is it safe to take these kinds of meds at the same time? Thank you. ## can i take bioflu and neosep at the same time? i feel i will have colds and athe same time i felt like having itchy throath like having cough... should i take one? ## Its a bad combination since all medecines you took at the same time contains paracetamol. This might cause you overdose on paracetamol... ## Sir, bioflu and neozep are the type of medicines. its like your taking 2 neozeps or bioflus ## Sir, bioflu and neozep are thesame type of medicines. its like your taking 2 neozeps or bioflus ## Sir, bioflu and neozep are the same type of medicines. its like your taking 2 neozeps or bioflus ## Bioflu and ibup...
Updated 8 days ago.
What is adco napamol tablet used for?
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I was intimate with my girlfriend and after a minute I saw her taking 2 of Adco Napamol Tablets. I was really shocked and I'm still scared as I'm not sure what the tablets are for. Please explain to me, what the use of these tablets is? ## It is for pain ## I have taken that tablet. The problem if I finish I feel like I have to vomit and feel sick for the whole day. Is this normal? ## I have s severe headache. When i have this headache i vomit. Can i use adco napamol tablets? ## My colleague has been struggling with pains in his shin, on an old scar where there is damaged tissue. He knocked his leg a few weeks back and he has been to numerous doctors who can't tell him what's wrong. The area looks bruised and it looks like it is spreading. They have told him it is defini...
Updated 11 days ago.
symdex-D dosage and side effect?
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adult dosage and indication and how long to be taken? any side effect? ## The only thing I can find listed for this says that it contains Paracetamol/Acetaminophen, which is used to treat pain, fever and swelling. All medications carry the risk of side effects, even over the counter products. The ones for this may include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and stomach irritation. The dosage should not exceed 1,000mgs every 6 to 8 hours and no more than 4,000mgs in 24 hours. Read more: Are there any comments or questions? ## I take symdex-d 325mg/25mg/2mg tablets now cause i have had a cold for 2 days. Is it good for me? I have a history of hypertension since 2009, and i've taken a maintenance drug for hypertension until now. Is it recommended for me to continue this kind of drug? My cold...
Updated 11 days ago.
Effects of Meftal Forte
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I am using Meftal Forte tablets for getting relief from pain associated with piles. 1 tablet/ day. Will this create further health problems? ## Meftal Forte contains Mefenamic Acid and Paracetamol, it is used to relieve pain and inflammation. It may cause side effects, such as: nausea, headache, stomach irritation and headache. As to further health problems, it really depends on how long you are taking it and how much you are taking. There are always risks, but at just one tablet a day, there isn't a very high chance of suffering any severe problems. However, you might want to check with your doctor to be certain. Are there any other questions? ## can we use meftal forte during fever age is 30 ## Someone authorised may please check whether this medicine is banned for sale. Anyway, m...
Updated 11 days ago.
Codorol Tablets
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What is it for ## green codorol tablet S1 ## benny thomas ## Codorol contains Paracetamol and Codeine, so it's a narcotic analgesic that's used to treat pain and fever. As a narcotic, there is a risk that it could be habit forming and it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? You can learn more Paracetamol details here and you can find more Codeine details here. ## Are codorol tablets good for pregnant women? ## Can i take codorol for pain as i have kidney impairment?
Updated 16 days ago.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 160mg, 500mg, 80mg
  • Drops: 80mg/0.8ml
  • Elixir: 160mg/5ml
  • Injection: 10mg/ml
  • Liquid: 1000mg/30ml, 120mg, 120mg/5ml, 160mg, 160mg/5ml, 160mg/ml, 48mg, 500mg, 500mg/15ml, 500mg/5ml, 650mg, 80mg, 80mg/0.8ml, 80mg/2.5ml, 80mg/5ml
  • Solution: 1000mg/100ml (10mg/ml), 160mg/5ml, 1gm/100ml (10mg/ml), 500mg/15ml
  • Suppository: 120mg, 325mg, 650mg, 80mg
  • Suspension: 160mg, 160mg/5ml, 80mg/0.8ml
  • Syrup: 160mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 160mg, 325mg, 500mg, 650mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 160mg, 80mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 650mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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