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Animol 500mg Tab

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Paracetamol(500.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Animol 500mg Tab contains paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen. It belongs to a group of medicines called Analgesics (painkillers) or Antipyretic (medicines used to reduce fever).

Uses of Animol 500mg Tab

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Toothache
  • Periods pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Flu like symptoms

Contraindications of Animol 500mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol or any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • If you are taking any other product that contains paracetamol

Side effects of Animol 500mg Tab

  • Side effects of paracetamol are rare
  • Very rare cases of serious reactions may occur like skin rash, reddening, blisters, difficulty in breathing, swollen face or a runny nose
  • Immune disorders where blood doesn't clot properly (thrombocytopenia purpura)
  • High number of methemoglobin (form of haemoglobin containing iron) known as methaemoglobenaemia
  • Low number of white blood cells (agranulocytosis)

Mode of Action of Animol 500mg Tab

How Does It Work?

There are some chemicals in the body called prostaglandins. These are substances that cause pain, swelling, fever. Animol 500mg Tab contains paracetamol which blocks the production of these prostaglandins, thus temporarily controlling fever or pain. It acts on the area of brain which is responsible for controlling temperature. Thus, it controls the fever.
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Directions for Use of Animol 500mg Tab

Swallow this medicine whole with a glass of water or use it as directed by your physician

Interactions of Animol 500mg Tab

  • Medicines used to treat nausea or vomiting like metoclopramide or domperidone
  • Medicines used to thin the blood like warfarin
  • Cholesterol lowering medicines like colestyramine, do not take this medicine within one hour of taking Animol 500mg Tab
  • Medicines used to treat bacterial infection like chloramphenicol
No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with food

Storage and disposal of Animol 500mg Tab

  • Do not store above 25°C
  • This medicine must be kept away from the reach of children

Dosage of Animol 500mg Tab

Overdose

  • Taking Animol 500mg Tab in high doses may result in serious liver damage.
  • Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and stomach ache.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed a dose then take it as soon as you remember.
  • Keep a gap of atleast 4-6 hours between this dose and next dose.
  • If it is almost time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions should I take when using this medicine?

  • Be cautious if you are a patient with liver problems, kidney problems, or alcoholic, as this medicine is known to cause serious liver damage in case of overdose
  • Caution is needed in older people too
Last Updated on: 10 Dec 2019 | 06:29 PM (IST)

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