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Calpol T 325/37.5 MG Tablet 15

Calpol T 325/37.5 MG Tablet 15

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    Uses :

    Paracetamol Paracetamol is used to reduce fever, pain, and inflammation. Paracetamol is used in the treatment of feverish cold and for headache relief. The drug is known to be beneficial in treating conditions such as muscle aches, arthritis, backache, etc. Tramadol Tramadol is a painkiller which is used in the treatment of acute pain and moderate to severe pain. It is prescribed mainly during treatment for surgery related pain and treatment for moderate dental pain.

    Mode of drug action


    Paracetamol A well-defined mechanism of action for paracetamol is still not known. The proposed mechanism of action involves inhibition of cyclooxygenase enzyme that prevents the metabolism of arachidonic acid in prostaglandin H2 which brings about pain relief, inflammation and fever. Tramadol Tramadol belongs to a class of drugs known as opiate or narcotic analgesics. It acts on the certain areas of the brain and the nervous system by blocking the effect of chemicals such as serotonin, nor-epinephrine that causes pain. Therefore, it is the commonly prescribed drug for acute pain management.

    What are the common side effects?

    Paracetamol The common side effects observed are an allergic reaction which involves swelling or rash, hives, runny nose, difficulty breathing, and itching. Other side effects include constipation, sleeplessness, and agitation. It also causes lowering of blood pressure, yellowing of the skin, sores, and ulcers in some patients. Tramadol The common side effects of the drug include nausea and vomiting, constipation or diarrhea, itching, tremors, increased sweating, agitation, anxiety, and hallucinations.

    Warning

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

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Do not consume alcoholic beverages while taking Calpol T medicine as it may increase the risk of side effects.

    • Avoid taking Calpol T medicine on empty stomach as it may lead to stomach upset followed by weakness and dizziness.

    • Individuals allergic to paracetamol or tramadol should avoid taking Calpol T medicine or any drug with similar drug composition.

    • Calpol T medicine should be taken along with food or immediately after any meals as it works its best when taken immediately after meals.

    • Avoid driving or using heavy machinery after taking Calpol T medicine as it decreases mental alertness and causes dizziness and drowsiness.

    • Pregnant and lactating mothers should seek doctor’s advice before using Calpol T medicine.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is paracetamol a medicine for toothache? Yes. Paracetamol reduces mild to moderate tooth pain.

    2. Can an alcoholic use paracetamol? Before taking paracetamol, seek your doctor’s advice if you are an alcoholic, or if you have any reported problems of liver diseases. This is because paracetamol can worsen an existing liver condition.

    3. Which drugs should I avoid while using paracetamol? Do not use any other OTC drugs related to cough or cold. Paracetamol is used as a combination drug in many medicines. Read the leaflet thoroughly before administrating any other drug as it may contain paracetamol, which can cause an overdose.

    4. How much is considered as an overdose of paracetamol? Paracetamol of 500mg tablets can be taken not more than 8 per day. About 25-30 tablets, when taken at a single time, may cause overdose and even death.

    5. How can I identify if I have an overdose of paracetamol? If you identify adverse symptoms such as diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, stomach cramps or pain, then you might have taken an overdose of the drug. Tramadol

    1. Is tramadol different from diclofenac? Yes, tramadol belongs to the class opiate (narcotic) analgesics where as diclofenac belongs to the class NSAIDs.

    2. Is tramadol banned in India? No, tramadol is available in India as a prescription drug.

    3. Is tramadol safe? Tramadol and paracetamol are relatively safe drugs if used in prescribed tramadol dosage. If you are a pregnant or lactating female, please consult your doctor before taking the drug.

    4. Can I use tramadol for back pain? Tramadol belongs to a class of medications called opiate (narcotic) analgesics. Its uses include treating moderate to severe pain such as back pain.

    5. Is tramadol addictive? Yes, the side-effects of the drug tramadol include physical and physiological addiction.

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