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Crocin Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Crocin Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Crocin Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Analgesic/antipyretic

Medical Description

Crocin Advance Tablet contains paracetamol as an active ingredient. It has analgesic and antipyretic properties. Crocin Advance Tablet is used to reduce fever and relieve pain. Crocin Advance Tablet provides fast and effective relief from pain. Crocin Advance is effective for mild-to-moderate pain, including muscle ache, body pain, back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, joint pain and toothache. You should not take this medicine for more than three days. This medicine is not recommended in children below 12 years of age. Taking paracetamol for a prolonged duration and in high doses is associated with severe liver damage. Hence, seek medical advice if there is no improvement in your condition.
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Uses of Crocin Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

To treat mild-to-moderate pain such as muscle ache, pain related to bones and joints, back pain, neck pain, toothache.

Contraindications of Crocin Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are taking any other medicine that contains paracetamol.
  • If you have kidney or liver function problems or disease.

Side effects of Crocin Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

There are rare chances of getting side effects with Crocin Advance. However, in rare cases, you may experience a skin rash, itching and blisters, an 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 Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Crocin Advance Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Crocin Advance 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 Advance Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Paracetamol from Crocin Advance 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 Advance Tablet?
A:
Crocin Advance Tablet is not likely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Crocin Advance Tablet?
A:
Moderate consumption of alcohol when you are taking paracetamol is usually safe. However, there is a risk of liver damage if you drink alcohol too often and people with liver problems are at a risk.

Other General Warnings

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

Mode of Action of Crocin Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Crocin Advance 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 the brain, which is responsible for controlling body temperature.
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Directions for Use of Crocin Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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

Interactions of Crocin Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Before taking the Crocin Advance tablet, make sure you consult your doctor if you are taking warfarin or similar medicines used to thin the blood.
  • If you are taking any other medicine containing paracetamol, as it may lead to an increased risk of getting side effects.

Storage and disposal of Crocin Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Store Crocin Advance Tablet at room temperature.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Crocin Advance 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Overdose

  • Taking Crocin Advance Tablet in high doses may result in severe liver damage. Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and stomach ache. If you happen to take too much of this medicine, then consult your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital.
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Missed a Dose

If you missed 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 missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Crocin Advance a painkiller?

A: Yes, it is a painkiller effective for mild-to-moderate pain.

Q: My child has a fever. Can I give Crocin Advance Tablet to my child who is five years old?

A: No, Crocin Advance 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 Advance. 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 Advance for cold and fever?

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

Q: What are the uses of Crocin Advance Tablet?

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

Q: Can Crocin Advance medicine be used in elders?

A: Kidney and liver function in the elderly is not as optimum as in the young population. Caution is needed when giving Crocin Advance tablet to the 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 the Crocin Advance 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 problems upon frequent and prolonged use.

Q: Is Crocin Advance effective for period pain?

A: It may be effective for relieving pain during and before menstruation. Consult your doctor if you experience very severe pain during your periods, as it can be due to some other reasons.

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ContainsParacetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
UsesPainkiller and fever
Side effectsSkin rash, itching, blisters
Last Updated on: 23 Apr 2021 | 01:16 PM (IST)
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