Calpol 650mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Calpol 650mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Calpol 650mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Calpol 650mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(650.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC

Medical Description

Calpol 650 tablet is a pain-relieving medicine. It contains paracetamol as an active ingredient. It is used for reducing fever and relieving pain including toothache, headache, migraine, muscle ache, ...
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uses

Uses of Calpol 650 MG

For the treatment of fever and pain including headache, muscle ache, toothache, period pain, sore throat and pain related to muscle and joints, etc.
contraindications

Contraindications of Calpol 650 MG

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol or any of the ingredients of the Calpol 650 mg tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Calpol 650 MG

The chances of getting side effects with the Calpol 650 mg tablet are rare if taken in the recommended dose. In rare cases, you may experience a skin rash, itching, blisters, allergic reaction and bru...
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precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Calpol 650 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Calpol 650 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Calpol 650 tablet can be used during pregnancy if the doctor recommends it. Yet, it should be used for a short duration in low doses and should not be used too frequently by pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Calpol 650 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Calpol 650 tablet passes into the breastmilk in a small amount. This medicine can be used during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Calpol 650 tablet?
A:
Calpol 650 tablet is not likely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Calpol 650 tablet?
A:
This medicine is not known to interact with alcohol. Avoid consuming alcohol and binge drinking when taking this medicine especially if you drink too often. Consult your doctor for further advice.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe liver or kidney disease.
  • You are taking any other medicines or products that contain paracetamol.
  • You are an alcoholic or are suffering from chronic malnutrition.
  • You should not take the Calpol 650 tablet too often and for a prolonged duration.
  • Always keep a minimum gap of 4-6 hours between two consecutive doses.
  • This medicine is not known to interact with alcohol. Moderate consumption of alcohol when you are taking paracetamol is usually safe. However, there is a risk of liver damage in chronic alcoholics and...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Calpol 650 MG

How Does It Work?

Calpol 650 tablet works by inhibiting the formation of certain chemicals (prostaglandins) in the body responsible for fever and pain. It acts on the area of the brain which is responsible for controll...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Calpol 650 MG

Take the Calpol 650 tablet as a whole with a glass of water or as directed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Calpol 650 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the Calpol 650 tablet works or the Calpol itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplem...
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  • Especially, if you are taking medicines used to treat nausea or vomiting like metoclopramide or domperidone, cholesterol-lowering medicines and anti-infectives such as chloramphenicol.
  • Prolonged and regular use of paracetamol can lead to bleeding problems in individuals taking blood thinners such as warfarin.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Calpol 650 MG

  • Store the Calpol 650 tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Calpol 650 MG

Overdose

Seek immediate medical help in case of an overdose. Taking the Calpol 650 mg tablets in high doses may result in liver dysfunction.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose, then take it as soon as you remember. Keep a gap of at least 4-6 hours between this dose and the next dose. If it is almost time for the next dose then skip the misse...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

A: Be cautious if you are a patient with liver problems, kidney problems or you drink alcohol too often. You should not take this medicine too often or for a prolonged duration.

Q: Can the Calpol 650 tablet be used for a headache?

A: Yes, the Calpol 650 tablet can be used for headaches. However, if you are feeling you get the headache too often and there is not much relief in the headache after taking this medicine, consult your doctor.

Q: Can I take the Calpol 650 tablet for cold and fever?

A: You can take this medicine for controlling fever, it may not have any action in reducing cold as cold is usually happen due to a viral infection and affects the nose and throat.

Q: What are the uses of the Calpol 650 tablet?

A: Calpol Tablet is a medicine used to reduce fever and relieve pain. It is used to get relief from a headache, toothache, migraine, period pain and other painful conditions.

Q: Can I take Calpol 650 to reduce dengue fever?

A: Yes, Calpol 650 may be used to reduce fever and control pain associated with dengue infection. Dengue is a viral infection that is transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes. Certain severe cases of dengue also require hospitalisation and close monitoring. Seek medical help if you have dengue and do not self medicate.

Q: When should I take the Calpol 650, before or after a meal?

A: Calpol 650 can be taken before or after food. But to avoid stomach discomfort you can consume it with food.

Q: Can I take Calpol 650 for sore throat?

A: Yes, Calpol 650 tablet can be used for sore throat. Sore throat is a condition of pain and irritation in the throat often accompanied by cold and flu. Calpol 650 helps relieve throat pain.

Q: How many times Calpol 650 can be taken in a day?

A: You can take Calpol 650 regularly for many days advised by the doctor, but don't take more than the recommended dose. Because overdosing on paracetamol can cause serious side effects. An adult with a healthy liver and kidney should not take this medicine more than 4 times a day and should always maintain a gap of 6 hours between two doses.

Q: How long does Calpol 650 take to reduce fever?

A: Calpol 650 takes 30- 60 minutes after oral consumption, to reduce fever. And its effect lasts for 6-7 hours. If you do not feel any improvement even after 2-3 doses of Calpol, inform the doctor.

Q: What is the side effects of Calpol 650?

A: Chances of developing side effects with the Calpol 650 is rare if taken within the recommended doses. However, in rare cases, you may experience a skin rash, itching, blisters and allergic reaction.

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ContainsParacetamol / Acetaminophen(650.0 Mg)
UsesPain and fever
Side effectsSkin rash, itching, blisters
Last Updated on: 21 Jan 2022 | 11:02 AM (IST)
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