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Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15's
Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15's
Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15's

Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15's

By GLAXOSMITHKLINE
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
24.59*
30.74
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Therapeutic classification:

Analgesic/antipyretic
therapy

Medical Description

Crocin 650 tablet contains paracetamol which is also known as Acetaminophen. Crocin 650 tablet is used to reduce fever and relieve pain. It works by inhibiting the action of certain substances which causes pain and acts on brain centre which is responsible for controlling body temperature. Chances of getting side effects with Crocin 650 is mostly rare, but sometimes you may experience skin rash or itching. If you experience any allergic symptoms after taking this medicine, visit your doctor or nearest hospital. Taking paracetamol for prolonged duration and in high doses is associated with serious liver damage.
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Uses of Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15'S

For the treatment of fever and pain.

Contraindications of Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15'S

  • 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 Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15'S

There are very rare chances of getting side effects. However, in rare cases, you may experience skin rash, itching and blisters, allergic reaction and blood-related problems. There is a risk of liver and kidney damage with paracetamol if used too frequently or for long term treatment.
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Precautions and Warnings of Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15'S

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Crocin 650 Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Paracetamol from Crocin 650 Tablet passes into the breastmilk in a very small amount and has negligible effects on the breastfed infants. Thus you can take it while you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Crocin 650 Tablet?
A:
Crocin 650 Tablet is not likely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Crocin 650 Tablet?
A:
Moderate consumption of alcohol when you are taking paracetamol is usually safe. However, there is a risk of liver damage in chronic alcoholics and people with liver problems.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe liver or kidney disease.
  • You are alcoholic or are suffering from chronic malnutrition.
  • You are suffering from any infection.
  • Do not take Crocin 650 if you are are taking other medicines containing paracetamol, taking too much of paracetamol can cause liver damage.

Mode of Action of Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15'S

How Does It Work?

Crocin 650 Tablet works by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for the fever, swelling and sensation of pain. It also acts on the area of brain which is responsible for controlling body temperature.
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Directions for Use of Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15'S

Take this medicine as a whole with a glass of water. Do not take Crocin 650 for more than three days without medical advice.

Interactions of Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15'S

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 should be taken with a minimum gap of 2 hours.
  • Medicines used to treat bacterial infection like chloramphenicol.

Storage and disposal of Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15'S

  • Do not store above 25°C
  • Keep it out of the reach of children

Dosage of Crocin 650mg Fast Release Tablet 15'S

Overdose

  • Taking Crocin 650 Tablet 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.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

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 Crocin 650 Tablet?

A: 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 elderly as well. Use the smallest dose possible to treat your symptoms and use the medicine for the shortest period of time.

Q: My child has fever, can I give Crocin 650 Tablet to my child who is five years old?

A: No, Crocin 650 Tablet is not meant for use in children below 12 years of age.

Q: My child, who is 3 years old happened to consume 5 tablets of Crocin 650, what should I do?

A: Immediately take your child to the hospital. It may take some time before symptoms of overdose appear. The doctor will evaluate with help of laboratory reports and examination to check if the baby's liver is doing fine.

Q: Can I take Crocin 650 for cold and fever?

A: You can take Crocin 650 Tablet for controlling fever but it will not be useful for cold.

Q: What are the uses of Crocin 650 Tablet?

A: Crocin 650 is used to relief fever and mild to moderate pain. It is also used to get relief from headache, toothache, migraine, periods pain and other painful conditions.

Q: What is Crocin 650 tablet used for?

A: Crocin 650 tablet is used to relieve pain and reduce fever.

Q: Can Crocin 650 medicine be used in elders?

A: Kidney and liver function in the elderly is not as optimum as in young population. Caution is needed when giving Crocin 650 tablet to elderly with existing diseases. It should be used only after consulting your doctor. You should inform the doctor about all diseases the older person has (especially liver or kidney diseases). This will help the doctor decide the safe dose as per their age and kidney or liver function.

Q: How often can I take Crocin 650 tablet?

A: It depends upon the condition. An adult with a healthy liver and kidney should not take this medicine more than four times a day and should always maintain a gap of 6 hours among two doses. If your fever or pain is relieved, stop taking it further. Avoid using it too frequently as it can lead to serious liver problem upon frequent and prolonged use. Do not increase the dose of this medicine if the pain or fever does not subside. It is important to find out the cause of fever or pain by consulting with a physician as this medicine will not treat the cause of fever, it only helps regulate temperature or provides pain relief.
Last Updated on: 19 Jul 2020 | 11:48 PM (IST)

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