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Essmol Dt 500mg Tab

By SRESAN PHARMACEUTICALS
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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
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Analgesic/antipyretic

Medical Description

Essmol Tablet is a pain-relieving medicine. It contains paracetamol as an active ingredient. It has analgesic and antipyretic properties. It is used for relieving fever and pain including toothache, headache, migraine, muscle ache, period pain, etc. While taking this medicine you should not take other medicines containing paracetamol. Patients with the existing liver condition should take advice from a doctor before taking this medicine. Do not take more than the recommended dose and keep a gap of a minimum of 4 hours between two consecutive doses.
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Uses of Essmol Dt 500mg Tab

For the treatment of fever and pain including headache, muscle ache, tooth ache, periods pain and pain related to muscle and joints, etc.

Contraindications of Essmol Dt 500mg Tab

  • 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 Essmol Dt 500mg Tab

The chances of getting side effects with paracetamol are rare if taken in the recommended dose. However, you may experience a skin rash, itching and blisters, allergic reaction and blood-related problems.
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Precautions and Warnings of Essmol Dt 500mg Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Essmol Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Paracetamol 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Essmol Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Paracetamol passes into the breastmilk in a small amount. This medicine can be used during breastfeeding.

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Essmol Tablet?
A:
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 people with liver problems.

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 this medicine 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 people with liver problems.
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Mode of Action of Essmol Dt 500mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Essmol 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 controlling temperature. Thus, it controls the fever.
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Directions for Use of Essmol Dt 500mg Tab

Take this medicine as a whole with a glass of water or as directed by your doctor.

Interactions of Essmol Dt 500mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ceratin medicines can affect the way paracetamol works or paracetamol itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking to avoid any possible interaction.
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  • Especially if you are taking medicines used to treat nausea or vomitings 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.

Storage and disposal of Essmol Dt 500mg Tab

  • Store at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Essmol Dt 500mg Tab

Overdose

Taking Essmol Tablet in high doses may result in serious liver damage. Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and stomach ache. Seek immediate medical help in case of an overdose
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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

Dr. Rukman Mecca

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

REVIEWED BY

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. This medicine is known to cause serious liver damage in case of overdose. You should not take this medicine too often or for a prolonged duration.

Q: Is there any risk associated with using this medicine?

A: There is a risk of liver and kidney damage with paracetamol if used too frequently or for a prolonged duration.

Q: Can Essmol Tablet be used for a headache?

A: Yes, Essmol 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 Essmol 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 Essmol Tablet?

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

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ContainsParacetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
UsesPain and fever
Side effectsSkin rash, itching, blisters
Last Updated on: 27 Apr 2021 | 10:56 AM (IST)
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