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Metacin Drops 15ml
Metacin Drops 15ml

Metacin Drops 15ml

15ml Suspension in Bottle
MRP 42.00
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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(150.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

This medicine is commonly used to treat fever (antipyretic) and relieve pain (analgesic). The generic name of this medicine is paracetamol.

Uses of Metacin Drops 15ml

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Backache
  • Mild cold and flu
  • Mild to moderate pain
  • Toothache

Contraindications of Metacin Drops 15ml

  • Allergic to this medicine
  • Kidney or liver disorders
  • Use of medicines with same constituent as this medicine

Side effects of Metacin Drops 15ml

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

Precautions and Warnings of Metacin Drops 15ml


Can I take Metacin Drops 15ml during pregnancy?
The use of this medicine is limited for children only. Hence, pregnant women should consult a doctor for the suitable medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Metacin Drops 15ml while breastfeeding?
This medicine is supposed to be administered to children only. Hence, breastfeeding women should consult the doctor for the correct medicine.


Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
It is not applicable as the uses of Metacin Drops 15ml are limited to paediatric population only.


Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
It is not applicable as this medicine is to be used by children only

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your child has liver/kidney or bleeding disorders
  • Your child has asthma
  • Your child has low counts of platelets and WBC

Mode of Action of Metacin Drops 15ml

How Does It Work?

The composition of Metacin Drops 15ml works by inhibiting prostaglandins (chemicals in the body that are released in response to illness or injury), thus, making the body less aware to the ailments.

Directions for Use of Metacin Drops 15ml

Administer the dosage of Metacin Drops 15ml in the exact quantity as prescribed by your doctor. Properly shake the bottle well before each use. Use the medicine dispenser for exact metered doses. Do not use any other method to administer this medication.
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Interactions of Metacin Drops 15ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Carbamazepine
  • Pentobarbital
  • Phenobarbital
  • Amobarbital

Interactions with food items

This medicine does not interact with any food products.

Other general Interactions

This medicine has interactions with other medical conditions such as liver and kidney disorders and bleeding disorders.

Storage and disposal of Metacin Drops 15ml

The lid should be tightly closed after each use. Do not store this medicine under direct sunlight, humid or moist place, but must be kept in a closed container at ambient temperature. In the disposal of this medicine, kindly follow the medical waste management system
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Dosage of Metacin Drops 15ml


Overdose of Metacin Drops 15ml may lead to side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sweating, loss of appetite, diarrhoea, etc. More serious problems can be profuse sweating, irritability, convulsions, coma, bleeding along low blood sugar. Its overdose should be immediately reported.
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Missed a Dose

If you have forgotten to administer its dose to the child, you must administer it at the earliest whenever you remember its administration time. However, you can skip the administration if the next dose time is near. In case you must follow the regular dosing schedule.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I let the healthcare provider know before starting to administer this medicine?

A: Please share details about your complete medical history along with the use of all prescription, non-prescription and herbal medicines to your doctor in order for him/her to decide the course of this medicine.

Q: Is this medicine suitable for the use of children?

A: Yes, the oral drops are suitable to be used by children. Consult your doctor regarding its correct administration.

Q: Where can I buy this medicine?

A: This medicine is available for purchase at your nearest pharmacy and online medical platforms. It is advisable to be purchased at your nearest pharmacy.

Q: How should I use this medicine?

A: This medicine is an oral suspension for the use of children. It needs to be administered in limited equated dose as per the doctor's instructions.

Q: Can I buy this medicine over the counter?

A: No, this medication should not be purchased over the counter. Kindly produce a valid medical prescription for the purchase of this medicine.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 07:56 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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