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Calpol T Tablet

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Medical Description

Calpol T is a medication used for relieving pain and fever. It is a combination of two drugs: paracetamol/ acetaminophen (325 mg) and tramadol (37.5 mg). Paracetamol belongs to the category of medicat...
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Product Summary

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ContainsTramadol(37.5 Mg),Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(325.0 Mg)
UsesPain and fever
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, drowsiness, dizziness, constipation, headache, rash, gastric problems, dry mouth, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, mouth ulcers, gas, tinnitus, palpitations, allergic reactions, change in appetite, congestion, blurry vision, hypertension, anxiety, seizures.
ClassificationANALGESIC FOR SEVERE PAIN
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Uses of Calpol T Tablet

  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Whiplash injuries
  • Bone fractures
  • Muscle tears
  • Joint pain
  • Nerve pain
  • Back Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Sore throat
  • Toothache
  • Menstrual pain
  • Migraine
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Post-vaccine fever
  • Pain in cancer patients

Contraindications of Calpol T Tablet

  • If you are allergic to any component of these pain medications
  • If you have liver failure or other conditions that affect the liver’s functioning, it increases the risk of adverse reactions.
  • If you have severe kidney-related disorders.
  • If you are suffering from breathing issues like asthma
  • If you have stomach bleeding or perforation.
  • If your body has been in shock, where sufficient blood is not pumped to all body parts, do not take this medication.
  • Do not give this to children below 17 years of age without consulting a doctor, as it contains tramadol, an opioid drug, contraindicated in children.

Side effects of Calpol T Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Itching
  • Depression
  • Diarrhoea
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Decreased appetite
  • Gastric problems
  • Rare side effects are
  • Allergic reactions
  • Low haemoglobin
  • Increased heart rate
  • Bleeding in stomach and intestines
  • Liver toxicity
  • Menstrual disorders
  • Myocardial infarction (Heart attack)
  • Bleeding in stomach
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Kidney impairment
  • Hypertension
  • Seizures
  • Disclaimer - Most of these side effects do not require medical treatment. But, if you are experiencing any of the above side effects persistently, stop using Calpol T immediately and consult your doct...
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Precautions and Warnings of Calpol T Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Calpol T during pregnancy?
A:
If you are pregnant, confer with your doctor before taking Calpol T. There are few studies on its safety in pregnant women, but animal studies have shown some harmful effects in the babies.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Calpol T while breastfeeding?
A:
There is no sufficient data of Calpol T effects on breastfeeding babies and mothers. It is usually considered safe and only takes it if your doctor prescribes it.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Calpol T?
A:
Calpol T has tramadol, which is an opioid painkiller. It causes side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, and blurred vision. Therefore, do not drive if you have taken it.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Calpol T?
A:
No, do not consume alcohol with Calpol T. It exaggerates the effects of alcohol. It can cause side effects like drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, unconsciousness, dizziness, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you have any seizure disorder, consult your doctor first before taking Calpol T.
  • If you have been diagnosed with active liver inflammation with Hepatitis C, do not take this drug without informing your doctor.
  • If you consume alcohol every day or have a history of alcohol addiction, notify your doctor before taking this medication.
  • If you suffer from malnutrition, use this medication with caution after informing your doctor.
  • Do not take this medication without caution if you are vomiting due to anything.

Mode of Action of Calpol T Tablet

How Does It Work?

Calpol T consists of two different drugs. Paracetamol works as an anti-analgesic (pain killer) and antipyretic (lowers fever). It works by decreasing chemical substances like prostaglandins, responsib...
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Directions for Use of Calpol T Tablet

  • Take Calpol T in recommended dose and duration.
  • Do not take more than a tablet at one time without informing a doctor, as it can cause an overdose.
  • Take it immediately after opening.
  • Swallow the tablet entirely with a glass of water, and do not chew.
  • Try to take this medication on time.
  • Try to take it with food to prevent stomach problems.
  • Check the expiration date before using it.
  • Consult your doctor if you want to give it to a child.

Interactions of Calpol T Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Do not take the Calpol T tablet with other pain medications, as they can cause serious adverse effects. They can also damage the liver.
  • Do not take a Calpol T tablet with antidepressants like linezolid, naltrexone, methylene blue, etc. They can cause increased side effects like drowsiness, dizziness, tremors, lethargy, vomitings, etc.
  • Do not take it with antihistamines like cetirizine, diphenhydramine., as they can increase the effects of drowsiness.

Interactions with food items

  • Do not take Calpol T with alcohol. It can lower the functioning of the liver. It also can cause side effects like fever, chills, nausea, bleeding, weakness, joint pain, bruising, itching, redness, swe...
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Storage and disposal of Calpol T Tablet

Store Calpol T tablets in neat and dry places, at room temperature. Take the tablet immediately after opening it. Do not expose it to direct sunlight, wetness, or humidity. Dispose of the package afte...
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Dosage of Calpol T Tablet

Overdose

Calpol T overdose can cause abdominal pain, dizziness, fainting, vomiting, seizures, low blood sugar, sweating, cardiac arrest, lethargy, low blood pressure, liver damage, confusion, and coma. In case...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Calpol T, you can take it when you remember it. But, skip the missed dose if it's already the time for the next dose. Do not take both at a time, as it can lead to overdos...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I continue taking Calpol T if the pain subsided?

A: Calpol T is only recommended as a short-term treatment for relieving pain. You can stop using it once the pain has subsided. However, if you have any concerns about when to stop, please consult your doctor.

Q: Can I use Calpol T with other painkillers?

A: Do not take other medication that has paracetamol or tramadol in it while using Calpol T. It increases the risk of overdose, which can cause various symptoms like dizziness, stomach bleeding, liver failure, kidney failure, stomach ulcers, etc.

Q: Can I take Calpol T with cold or allergy medicine?

A: Most cold and allergy medicines can cause drowsiness and slow breathing. When combined with Calpol T, these side effects can be exaggerated. Try to take these medications after consulting your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
CALPOL T
Expires on or After
19/08/2022

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