Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S

Description
  • Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S is prescribed to treat inflammation,pain and fever 
  • Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S is also be prescribed to treat Backache,Migraine,Toothaches and common colds
  • Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S contains Paracetamol
  • Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S is to be used under doctor’s advisement
  • Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S is to be used only when necessary 
  • Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S is safe to be prescribed to pregnant and lactating mothers
  • Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S is prescribed to adults and children
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Type

Tablet

Feature

120mg

Unit

'S

Formula

Paracetamol

Composition

Paracetamol 120 mg

Brand

Ehad

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S belongs to a group of medicines called analgesics or painkillers.It is used to treat mild to moderate pain and reduce fever.The medicine is effective against mild headaches, toothaches,backaches, menstrual cramps,colds and even mild joint pain. 

Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S can be used in combination with other medicines or alone as directed by the physician.Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S is available in many different formulations such as tablet,syrup and suspension form;multiple formulations aid in providing the precise dosage to patients of varying ages.Dosage of Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S is dependent entirely upon the patient’s pain symptoms and age. Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S may be ingested either with or without food,with a glass of water to help ease the passage of tablet in the throat and to dilute the medicinal taste of Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S in syrup form.Kindly do not take any medicine without a physician’s prescription. 

Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S usually does not cause any side effects and is prescribed by the physician after weighing the benefits over the risks in every individual case.It can very rarely elicit a serious allergic reaction causing rashes, difficulty in breathing and swelling which requires immediate medical intervention.Before ingesting Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S,kindly inform your doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney dysfunction.Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S is advised with caution in alcoholics and malnourished individuals.

Please note that this medication can be taken with or without food but the former is better as it has been known to cause stomach upset.The medication should not be repeated in less than a 4 hours interval.Kindly note it can cause serious complications if taken more than the safe dose.Overdosing or unmonitored self-medication can cause serious side effects.Even in case of severe pain,do not double the dose or increase the prescribed dosage without a doctor’s consultation.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S can be ingested 4 times within a 24 hour period but commonly only 2 are ingested by patients aged 18 years and above.

Child Dosage

For patients aged 12 and below,the syrup form of Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S is commonly prescribed.

Elderly Dosage 

Patients aged 65 years and older and mostly started off at a lower dosage due to reduced kidney and liver function.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

There is no evidence of risk in humans but if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, please consult your doctor before using Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S.If you are breastfeeding,please consult your doctor before taking Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S:

  • Allergy to Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Renal (kidney) impairment
  • Hepatic (liver) impairment
  • Malnutrition 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S:

  • Impaired hepatic (liver) or renal (kidney) function
  • Alcoholism
  • Chronic malnutrition
  • Dehydration
  • Weight less than 50 Kg
  • G6PD deficiency (genetic disorder)
  • Haemolytic anaemia (blood disorder due to premature destruction of red blood cells)
  • Risk of serious skin reactions (in which case discontinue)

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of any of the following before using Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S:

  • Drugs which delay gastric (stomach) emptying (e.g anticholinergics, narcotics)
  • Carbamazepine
  • Metoclopramide
  • Domperidone
  • Cholestyramine
  • Oral anticoagulants
  • Busulfan
  • Hepatotoxic drugs
  • Zidovudine
  • Alcohol.

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S has certain side effects:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting 
  • Slight weakness/nervous feeling

Rare Adverse Effects

  • Allergic reaction
  • Skin rash

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects 

  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhoea -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water. If you have diarrhoea, replenish with plenty of water or other fluids. 
  • Skin Rash– can be eased by applying soothing and healing lotions or creams such as calamine lotion/cream.Apply a cold compress to the rash helps reduce itchiness and redness caused by rash.An antihistamine (prescribed by a doctor) is also recommended as an effective way to combat any skin rash.

Key Facts About Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S

  • Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S belongs to a class of drugs called painkillers.
  • First choice of drug in the management of mild to moderate pain and fever due to its low toxicity, low cost and efficacy.
  • It is available in a range of formulations for sale including liquid, oral tablets, oral disintegrating tablets, chewable tablets, controlled-release tablets, dispersible tablets, injectable, and rectal preparations.
  • It is safe to drive after taking this medication
  • Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S should be avoided in patients with severe liver or kidney dysfunction.

FAQs

#1.WHAT IF I FORGET TO TAKE Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S?

In case of a missed dose,take it as soon as you remember.If it’s near the time of your next scheduled intake,do not repeat the missed dose and follow your usual schedule.Also make sure you do not double the dose to catch up with the missed dose.

#2.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S?

If you experience the following symptoms, kindly seek immediate medical assistance as you may have overdosed on the drug or it has caused an allergic reaction.

-Troubled breathing

-Dizziness

-Abdominal pain

#3.HOW DOES Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S WORK?

It belongs to a class of drugs called analgesics (painkillers).The exact mode of action is unknown but it is suspected to block the release of certain chemicals blocking pain impulses.It is also known to act on the Hypothalamus reducing fever.

#4.HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S TO START WORKING?

Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S usually takes 35 to 40 minutes before showing its effects.Kindly consult your doctor in case of any side effects.

#5.IS Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S AN ANTIBIOTIC?

No,it is not an antibiotic.Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S is a painkiller and helps in reducing fever. 

#6.CAN Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S BE TAKEN WITH NSAIDS?

Though both are safe medicines,kindly consult your doctor before taking a combination of these two medicines together.

#7.HOW OFTEN CAN I TAKE Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S?

It can be given to adults in one or two 500mg tablets upto 4 times in 24 hours. Kindly note there should be at least an interval of 4 hours between each dose. Do not take the medication for more than 3 days without a doctor’s prescription.

#8.HOW SHOULD I STORE Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S?

Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S should be stored at room temperature away from light and moisture.Kindly put it out of reach of children and pets.

#9.WILL Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S AFFECT FERTILITY?

There is no known evidence of Paracetamol Suppository 120mg Tablet 1 ‘S affecting fertility in either men or women.