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Metacin 150 Mg Injection 2 Ml

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2ml Injection in Bottle
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Metacin 150 MG Description

Metacin Injection is a medicine used for relieving pain and reducing fever. It contains paracetamol. Metacin is used in short term treatment of pain especially after surgery and for fever when medicin...
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ContainsParacetamol / Acetaminophen(150.0 Mg)
UsesFever and pain
Side effectsInjection site pain and burning
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Uses of Metacin 150 MG

Metacin Injection is used for short term treatment of pain especially post operative pain and fever when oral adminstration is not possible.

Contraindications of Metacin 150 MG

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol or any ingredients of Metacin Injection.
  • If you have serious liver disease or dysfunction.

Side effects of Metacin 150 MG

Pain and burning sensation at the site of injection.

Precautions and Warnings of Metacin 150 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metacin Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Metacin Injection can be used during pregnancy if the doctor recommends. 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 Metacin Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Paracetamol passes into breastmilk in small amount. Metacin Injection can be used during breastfeeding, if advised by your treating doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Metacin Injection?
A:
Paracetamol is not likely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Metacin Injection?
A:
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment. Especially if you have an existing liver condition and you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have serious liver or kidney disease.
  • You are taking any other medicines or products that contain paracetamol, taking too much of the same can cause liver damage.
  • You consume alcohol too often or you are malnourished or dehydrated.

Mode of Action of Metacin 150 MG

How Does It Work?

There are some chemicals in the body called prostaglandins. These are substances that cause pain, swelling, fever. Metacin Injection contains paracetamol which blocks the production of these prostagla...
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Directions for Use of Metacin 150 MG

Metacin Injection will be given in hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. This is not meant for self administration.

Interactions of Metacin 150 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Metacin Injection works, or Metacin itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking other pain killers, blood thinners and medicine for the treatment of gout.

Storage and disposal of Metacin 150 MG

  • Store this medicine below 25°C.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Metacin 150 MG

Overdose

Your doctor or nurse will give this injection so it is unlikely that you overdose on this medicine. Symptoms of overdose may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and stomach ache.

Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse as to when the medicine should be given to you. It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions should I take when using Metacin Injection?

A: Be cautious if you are a patient with liver problems, kidney problems and you consume alcohol in excess too frequently.

Q: What is Metacin Injection?

A: Metacin Injection contains paracetamol as active ingredient. It is a painkiller. Metacin Injection is used to provide short term relief from fever and pain when medicine can not be taken orally.
Product Details
Brand
METACIN
Expires on or After
02/10/2022
Last Updated on: 30 Apr 2022 | 12:34 AM (IST)

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