Malidens Tablet contains paracetamol, which is also known as Acetaminophen. Malidens Tablet 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 Malidens Tablet 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....
Q: What precautions should I take when using Malidens Tablet?
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 Malidens Tablet to my child, who is five years old?
A: Yes, you can give Malidens Tablet to your kid.
Q: My child, who is 3-years old, consumed an excess of Malidens Tablet. 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 Malidens Tablet for cold and fever?
A: You can take Malidens Tablet for controlling fever, but it will not be useful for cold.
Q: What are the uses of Malidens Tablet?
A: Malidens Tablet 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 Malidens Tablet 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 Malidens 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 Malidens 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. 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.