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Malidens 500mg Tablet

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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

This medicine is classified under the analgesic/antipyretic group of medicines, which is used for relieving pain and controlling fever. The generic name of Malidens 500mg Tab is paracetamol.

Uses of Malidens 500mg Tab

  • Headache
  • Pain in joints and muscles
  • Fever
  • Cold

Contraindications of Malidens 500mg Tab

  • Allergic reaction to this medicine
  • Liver or kidney diseases
  • If you are already taking other medicine containing the same ingredient as this medicine

Side effects of Malidens 500mg Tab

  • Liver damage
  • Skin reactions
  • Asthma exacerbation
  • Low count of platelets and white blood cells in blood

Precautions and Warnings of Malidens 500mg Tab


Can I take Malidens 500mg Tab during pregnancy?
This medicine can be safely taken in the period of pregnancy with the proper consultation from doctor to decide the appropriate dose and duration.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
Only a small amount of medicine gets into breastmilk that is usually not harmful. It can be used easily and safely during breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Malidens 500mg Tab?
This medicine in recommended (prescribed) doses is not known to interfere with one's ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Alcohol intake during the administration period of this medicine may cause liver damage. So, caution must be exercised by chronic alcoholics.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have a past medical history especially of liver/kidney/bleeding diseases or you regular consume alcohol.

Mode of Action of Malidens 500mg Tab

How Does It Work?

There are some chemicals created in the body are released in response to illness or pain. These substances are called prostaglandins. The composition of Malidens 500mg Tab blocks the production of these prostaglandins, making the body unaware of fever or pain. This medicine works on the area of brain that regulates the body temperatures.
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Directions for Use of Malidens 500mg Tab

This medicine needs to be taken in recommended doses as instructed by the doctor.

Interactions of Malidens 500mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Medicines such as amobarbital, carbamazepine, phenobarbital, pentobarbital and amobarbital are known to cause interactions with this medicine.

Interactions with food items

This medicine does not have interactions with any food products

Other general Interactions

This medicine is not recommended for patients with chronic liver and kidney diseases and bleeding disorders. People who drink alcohol regularly should also abstain the use of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Malidens 500mg Tab

Ideally, this medicine will be preserved for a long time if it is kept at room temperature (less than 24°C) without heat, moisture, light and children's reach. You must follow the proper guidelines in the disposal of this medicine.
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Dosage of Malidens 500mg Tab


Taking this medicine in more doses may result in liver damage. Overdose of Malidens 500mg Tab include diarrhoea, sweating, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, etc. Some critical side effects of overdose are irritability, convulsions, bleeding, low blood sugar and even coma. The overdose poisoning of this medicine is the commonest overdose poisoning over the world, mostly because most people assume it to be a very safe medicine.
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Missed a Dose

You need to take the missed dose as you recall its time of administration and can skip if it is almost time for upcoming dose. You must not take extra dose for compensation.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Should I be cautious while taking this medicine?

A: Patients with liver and kidney problems, alcohol dependency and bleeding disorders need to apprise their doctors about their relative conditions before taking this medicine. Also, you should never take extra doses.

Q: Can this medicine be taken on empty stomach?

A: This medicine can be taken safely on an empty stomach.

Q: When to take this medicine?

A: This medicine is usually taken to cure fever and relieve pain in cases of headache, backache, dental pain and earache. Also, you must never self-medicate.

Q: Can this medicine be taken with or without milk?

A: This medicine can be taken without milk.

Q: What precautions are to be taken if there is a consumption of expired dose?

A: This medicine does not cause any major damage. However, you need to consult your doctor for safety in the case of overdose.
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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