Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is an agony reliever and a fever reducer. The specific component of activity of isn’t known.
Paracetamol is utilized to treat numerous conditions, for example, cerebral pain, muscle throbs, joint inflammation, spinal pain, toothaches, colds, and fevers. It calms torment in gentle joint inflammation yet has no impact on the hidden irritation and growing of the joint.
Paracetamol may likewise be utilized for different purposes not recorded in this medicine direct.
There are numerous brands and types of paracetamol accessible and not all brands are recorded on this handout.
Try not to utilize a greater amount of this prescription than is suggested. An overdose of paracetamol can cause genuine mischief. The most extreme measure of paracetamol for grown-ups is 1 gram (1000 mg) per portion and 4 grams (4000 mg) every day. Taking more paracetamol could make harm your liver. On the off chance that you drink in excess of three mixed refreshments for each day, converse with your primary care physician prior to taking paracetamol and never utilize multiple grams (2000 mg) every day.
Try not to utilize this prescription without first conversing with your primary care physician on the off chance that you drink in excess of three mixed refreshments for each day or on the off chance that you have had alcoholic liver sickness (cirrhosis). You will most likely be unable to utilize paracetamol .
Prior to utilizing paracetamol , tell your PCP on the off chance that you have liver sickness or a past filled with liquor abuse.
Try not to utilize some other over-the-counter hack, cold, sensitivity, or agony drug without first asking your primary care physician or drug specialist. Paracetamol is contained in numerous blend medications. In the event that you utilize certain items together you may coincidentally utilize an excessive amount of paracetamol . Peruse the mark of some other medication you are utilizing to check whether it contains paracetamol, acetaminophen or APAP. Abstain from drinking liquor while taking this medicine. Liquor may build your danger of liver harm while taking paracetamol .
Method to use
Use paracetamol precisely as coordinated on the mark, or as endorsed by your primary care physician.
Try not to utilize a greater amount of this drug than is suggested. An overdose of paracetamol can cause genuine mischief. The most extreme sum for grown-ups is 1 gram (1000 mg) per portion and 4 grams (4000 mg) every day. Utilizing more paracetamol could make harm your liver. On the off chance that you drink in excess of three mixed refreshments for every day, converse with your primary care physician prior to taking paracetamol and never utilize multiple grams (2000 mg) every day. In the event that you are treating a kid, utilize a pediatric type of paracetamol . Cautiously follow the dosing headings on the medication mark. Try not to give the drug to a youngster more youthful than 2 years of age without the exhortation of a specialist.
Measure the fluid type of paracetamol with an exceptional portion estimating spoon or cup, not an ordinary table spoon. On the off chance that you don’t have a portion estimating gadget, approach your drug specialist for one. You may have to shake the fluid before each utilization. Follow the bearings on the medication name.
The paracetamol chewable tablet should be bitten completely before you swallow it.
Ensure your hands are dry when taking care of the paracetamol breaking down tablet. Spot the tablet on your tongue. It will start to disintegrate immediately. Try not to gulp down the tablet. Permit it to break down in your mouth without biting.
To utilize the paracetamol bubbly granules, break down one bundle of the granules in at any rate 4 ounces of water. Mix this combination and drink every last bit of it immediately. To ensure you get the whole portion, add somewhat more water to a similar glass, twirl delicately and drink immediately.
Try not to take a paracetamol rectal suppository by mouth. It is for utilize just in your rectum. Wash your hands when embeddings the suppository.
Attempt to discharge your gut and bladder not long prior to utilizing the paracetamol suppository. Eliminate the external covering from the suppository prior to embeddings it. Try not to deal with the suppository excessively long or it will liquefy in your grasp.
For best outcomes from the suppository, rests and supplement the suppository pointed tip first into the rectum. Hold in the suppository for a couple of moments. It will dissolve rapidly once embedded and you should feel practically no distress while holding it in. Abstain from utilizing the washroom soon after embeddings the suppository.
Quit utilizing paracetamol and call your primary care physician if:
you actually have a fever following 3 days of utilization;
you actually have torment following 7 days of utilization (or 5 days if treating a kid);
you have a skin rash, progressing cerebral pain, or any redness or expanding; or
on the off chance that your side effects deteriorate, or on the off chance that you have any new indications.
Pee glucose tests may create bogus outcomes while you are taking paracetamol . Converse with your primary care physician on the off chance that you are diabetic and you notice changes in your glucose levels during treatment.
Store paracetamol at room temperature away from warmth and dampness. The rectal suppositories can be put away at room temperature or in the cooler.