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Fepanil 250mg Banana Flavour Suspension 60ml

Fepanil 250mg Banana Flavour Suspension 60ml

By VERITAZ HEALTHCARE LTD
60ml Suspension in Bottle
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MRP 40.30
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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(250.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Analgesic/antipyretic

Medical Description

Fepanil Suspension contains paracetamol, which is also known as Acetaminophen. Fepanil Suspension is used to reduce fever and relieve pain. This inhibits the action of certain substances, which causes
pain and acts on the brain centre, which is responsible for controlling body temperature. Chances of getting side effects with Fepanil Suspension are mostly rare, but sometimes you may experience skin rash or itching. If you experience any allergic symptoms after taking this medicine, then visit your doctor or nearest hospital. Taking paracetamol for a prolonged duration and in high doses is associated with severe liver damage.
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Uses of Fepanil 250mg Banana Flavour Suspension 60ml

To treat fever and pain.

Contraindications of Fepanil 250mg Banana Flavour Suspension 60ml

  • 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 Fepanil 250mg Banana Flavour Suspension 60ml

There are rare chances of getting side effects. 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 Fepanil 250mg Banana Flavour Suspension 60ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Fepanil Suspension during pregnancy?
A:
Fepanil Suspension can be used during pregnancy if the doctor recommends. 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 Fepanil Suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of this medicine pass into the breastmilk in a very small amount and have negligible effects on the breastfed infants. Thus, you can take it while you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Fepanil Suspension syrup?
A:
Fepanil Suspension is not likely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Fepanil Suspension syrup?
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 an alcoholic or are suffering from chronic malnutrition
  • You are suffering from any infection
  • Do not take Fepanil Suspension if you are taking other medicines containing paracetamol, taking too much of paracetamol can cause liver damage

Mode of Action of Fepanil 250mg Banana Flavour Suspension 60ml

How Does It Work?

Fepanil Suspension 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 bra
in, which is responsible for controlling body temperature.
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Directions for Use of Fepanil 250mg Banana Flavour Suspension 60ml

Take this medicine, preferably after meals. Do not consume medicine directly from the bottle. Use a proper measuring cup or spoon for the exact quantity. Shake well before use and read the instruction
s on the bottle before use.
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Interactions of Fepanil 250mg Banana Flavour Suspension 60ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Be cautious if you are taking medicines such as metoclopramide or domperidone used to treat nausea or vomiting, a blood thinner such as warfarin and antibiotic such as chloramphenicol.
  • Cholesterol-lowering medicines like cholestyramine should be taken with a minimum gap of 2 hours.

Storage and disposal of Fepanil 250mg Banana Flavour Suspension 60ml

  • Store Fepanil Suspension below 25°C
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets

Dosage of Fepanil 250mg Banana Flavour Suspension 60ml

Overdose

Taking Fepanil Suspension in high doses may result in severe liver damage. Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and stomach ache. Inform your doctor if have consumed too
much of this medicine 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.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions should I take when using Fepanil Suspension?

A: Be cautious if you are a patient with liver problems, kidney problems or an alcoholic, as this medicine is known to cause severe liver damage in case of overdose. Caution is needed for the elderly as well.

Q: My child has a fever. Can I give Fepanil Suspension to my child, who is five years old?

A: Yes, you can give Fepanil Suspension to your kid.

Q: My child, who is 3-years old, consumed an excess of Fepanil Suspension. 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.

Q: Can I take Fepanil Suspension for cold and fever?

A: You can take Fepanil Suspension for controlling fever, but it will not be useful for cold.

Q: What are the uses of Fepanil Suspension?

A: Fepanil Suspension 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 Fepanil Suspension 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 Fepanil Suspension 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 Fepanil Suspension?

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. 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: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:47 AM (IST)
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