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Febrex 500mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S composition is paracetamol, which is a painkiller and fever-reducing medicine.

Uses of Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S

Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S uses are to relieve mild to moderate pain, such as lower back pain, toothache, headache and migraine and to treat cold and flu.

Contraindications of Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S

Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S should be avoided if a person has allergy to paracetamol; liver or kidney disease; and is already taking a medicine containing paracetamol.

Side effects of Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S

Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S side effects are liver damage, skin reactions, aggravation of asthma and low white blood cell and platelet counts in the blood.

Precautions and Warnings of Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S


Can I take Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S during pregnancy?
It is safe to use Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S in pregnancy, but it is advisable to consult your doctor for the appropriate duration and dose

Breast Feeding

Can I take Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S while breastfeeding?
Although Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S may not affect the breastfeeding infant, it is advisable to consult the doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S?
It is safe to drive after consuming Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S.


Can I consume alcohol with Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S?
In chronic alcoholics, paracetamol may cause liver damage.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Paracetamol should be used with caution in patients with liver and kidney disease and in those with bleeding disorders and alcohol dependence.

Mode of Action of Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S

How Does It Work?

Paracetamol blocks the production of prostaglandins, which are released in response to pain. It also controls fever by acting on the region of the brain that is responsible for regulating body temperature.
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Directions for Use of Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S

You should not use the medicine with other medicines containing paracetamol or take the medicine above the prescribed dose. If you take more tablets or overdose, talk to a doctor at once, as it may lead to serious liver damage. The medicine should not be given to children under six years of age.
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Interactions of Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S

Interactions with other medicines

Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S can interact with some medicines, such as amobarbital, pentobarbital, phenobarbital and carbamazepine and can lead to serious harm.

Interactions with food items

There is no available data of paracetamol and its interaction with food.

Other general Interactions

There is no available data of paracetamol and its interaction with other conditions.

Storage and disposal of Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S

  • Do not use the medicine after the expiry date.
  • Keep it out of sight and reach of children.
  • Do not store at temperatures above 25 degree Celsius

Dosage of Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S


Febrex 500mg Tab 15`S dosage, if exceeded, can lead to liver damage. The symptoms of liver damage include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, diarrhoea and sweating. The medicine can also cause more serious complications, such as profuse sweating, irritability, convulsions, coma, bleeding and low blood sugar.
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Missed a Dose

If you missed the dose of paracetamol, you can take it at least four hours prior to the next scheduled dose, If it is almost time for the subsequent dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should be the minimum interval between two doses of paracetamol?

A: There should be a minimum interval of four hours between two doses of paracetamol.

Q: Can paracetamol be taken for a longer duration?

A: It is safe to take paracetamol regularly for a long duration in the recommended dosage. However, always follow-up with a doctor every three months to ensure if you still need it.

Q: How many times paracetamol can be taken?

A: Not more than four doses of paracetamol should be taken in a day.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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 and 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 of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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