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Calpol 650 MG Tablet 15

Calpol 650 MG Tablet 15

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    • Rs. 32.00

    Uses :

    Paracetamol is a commonly used medication to relieve fever and mild to moderate pain. Paracetamol is used to relieve headache, toothache, ear pain, joint pain, and pain during menstruation. It is also prescribed to treat the discomfort during feverish colds, and flu.

    Mode of drug action


    Paracetamol is an active ingredient in Calpol which belongs to the class of drugs known as antipyretics (fever reducing) and analgesics (painkiller). Paracetamol acts on the temperature-regulating region of the brain, which results in increased blood flow across the skin which causes sweating and heat loss thereby reducing fever. It acts as a painkiller therefore reduces the pain by increasing the pain threshold. Paracetamol is a drug to treat fever related symptoms.

    What are the common side effects?

    The most common side effects of Calpol include allergic reactions which may cause skin redness, swelling or rash. It can also cause running nose, facial swelling and blisters on the skin. Overdose can cause adverse symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, abnormal blood cell count, shortness of breath, and liver injury.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid using Calpol tablet if you are allergic to paracetamol.

    • Do not take Calpol medicine if you are taking any other medicines that contain paracetamol.

    • Avoid the use of Calpol tablet if you cannot limit your alcohol intake for less than three beverages every day.

    • If you notice any Calpol side-effects such as skin reactions (skin reddening, blisters, or rash), consult your doctor immediately.

    • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking tab Calpol.

    • Consult your doctor for the dosage before giving Calpol for infants.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is paracetamol safe for the baby with teething pain? Yes, paracetamol is used for relieving pain in infants and children; it is safe when used in the prescribed dose.

    2. Does paracetamol make me drowsy? No. But when, paracetamol is taken in the combination form with other medications such as Cetirizine or other cold and cough medications then you may feel drowsy.

    3. Does paracetamol drug treat migraine pain? Yes, paracetamol is used for treating migraine; however consult the doctor for the paracetamol dosage.

    4. Is paracetamol safe during pregnancy? Paracetamol alone is relatively safe but consult the doctor before administering the medication.

    5. Can paracetamol be safely used with other NSAIDs? Yes, paracetamol is safe when taken with other NSAIDs; however, consult the doctor regarding combined use of paracetamol with any other drug.

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