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Cepal 250mg Susp

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By CAPLET INDIA PVT LTD
60ml Suspension in Bottle

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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(250.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC

Medical Description

Cepal 250mg Susp contains paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen. It belongs to a group of medicines called Analgesics (painkillers) or Antipyretic (medicines used to reduce fever).
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    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Cepal 250mg Susp

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

Contraindications of Cepal 250mg Susp

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

Side effects of Cepal 250mg Susp

  • 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)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Cepal 250mg Susp

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cepal 250mg Susp during pregnancy?
A:
It can be taken in pregnancy as there are no side effects in recommended doses; however, consult your doctor on the use of this medicine before taking.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cepal 250mg Susp while breastfeeding?
A:
Paracetamol passes into breastmilk in small amount. This medicine can be used during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cepal 250mg Susp?
A:
Paracetamol is not likely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cepal 250mg Susp?
A:
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment, as it may cause liver damage especially more than three alcoholic drinks per day.
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, taking too much of the same can cause liver damage
  • You are alcoholic or are suffering from chronic malnutrition
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Cepal 250mg Susp

How Does It Work?

There are some chemicals in the body called prostaglandins. These are substances that cause pain, swelling, fever. Cepal 250mg Susp contains paracetamol which blocks the production of these prostaglan...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Cepal 250mg Susp

  • Take medicine as directed by your doctor
  • Shake well before use
  • Read the instructions carefully on the label before using the medicine
interactions

Interactions of Cepal 250mg Susp

Interactions with other medicines

  • 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 Cepal 250mg Susp
  • Medicines used to treat bacterial infection like chloramphenicol

Interactions with food items

No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with food
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Cepal 250mg Susp

  • Store below 25°C
  • Protect it from direct sunlight
  • Please keep it away from children
dosage

Dosage of Cepal 250mg Susp

Overdose

  • Taking Cepal 250mg Susp 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.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

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

Q: My child has fever, can I give Cepal 250mg Susp to my child who is five years old?

A: No, this medicine is not meant for use in children below 6 years of age.

Q: My child, who is 3 years old happened to consume entire bottle of this medicine, what should I do?

A: Immediately take your child to the hospital. It may take some time before symptoms of overdose appear. The physician will evaluate with help of laboratory reports and examination to check if the baby's liver is doing fine.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.