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Metacin Syp 60ml

60ml Suspension in Bottle
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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(250.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

The medicine belongs to the antipyretic-analgesic group of medicines. Metacin Syp 60ml is commonly used for pain relief and fever control with analgesic/antipyretic properties of functions.

Uses of Metacin Syp 60ml

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

Contraindications of Metacin Syp 60ml

  • Use of medicines with paracetamol
  • Allergic to paracetamol
  • Liver or kidney problem

Side effects of Metacin Syp 60ml

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

Precautions and Warnings of Metacin Syp 60ml


Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
It is probably safe to use this medicine during pregnancy or if you are planning pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
This medicine can be administered while breastfeeding as only a small amount of the medicine is secreted into breastmilk.


Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
This medicine does not inhibit your ability to drive; hence, it safe to drive when using this medicine. However, if you experience any of the side effects associated with this medicine kindly do not drive or operate tools and machines.


Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Do not consume alcohol in large quantities as it may increase the risk of liver damage.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You want to suggest this medication to anyone even if his or her symptoms are similar
  • You plan to start, alter or stop the medicine
  • You want to administer this medicine to children and infants
  • You have completed the course of this medicine

Mode of Action of Metacin Syp 60ml

How Does It Work?

The composition of Metacin Syp 60ml contains paracetamol, and it works by making the body less aware to diseases by inhibiting prostaglandins (body chemicals that are released in response to illness or injury).
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Directions for Use of Metacin Syp 60ml

  • This medicine is for oral consumption only
  • Administer this medication as prescribed by your doctor
  • Shake the bottle well before each use
  • Use the measuring container provided for the exact dose
  • Avoid using any household spoon as it may lead to overdose
  • Follow up with your doctor on the completion of the course of this medicine

Interactions of Metacin Syp 60ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Amobarbital
  • Phenobarbital
  • Carbamazepine
  • Pentobarbital

Interactions with food items

Metacin Syp 60ml used for the treatment of mild to moderate pain is not known to have any interactions with food products. Consult your doctor for more details.

Other general Interactions

  • Kidney disorders
  • Liver disorders

Storage and disposal of Metacin Syp 60ml

  • Keep away from the reach of children
  • Stop using this medicine at the time of its expiry
  • Close the lid tightly lid after each use
  • Do not store this medicine under direct sunlight, humid or moist place
  • Store this medicine in a cool and dry place
  • In the disposal of this medicine kindly follow the medical waste management system

Dosage of Metacin Syp 60ml


The dosage of Metacin Syp 60ml needs to be administered in limited doses. Do not exceed the prescribed dose. Overdose of this medicine may lead to certain side effects in relation with this medicine. In the case of overdose kindly seek immediate medical advice.
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Missed a Dose

This medicine is for regular dosage, so kindly avoid missing a dose. In the case of a missed dose, administer this medicine as soon as you remember it. If it is time for the following dose, skip the missed dose and do not double the dose by compensating for it.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What information should I provide my healthcare provider prior to starting this medicine?

A: It is advisable to provide the complete information of your medical history, any history of kidney and liver disease, and the intake of all prescription, non-prescription and herbal medications.

Q: How many times a day should I use this medicine?

A: Generally this medicine is prescribed to be used twice daily; however, the exact information about the frequency of the use of this medicine should be provided by your doctor. Use this medication as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I stop using this medicine when I feel better?

A: Do not stop using this medication even if you feel better. Consult your doctor upon the completion of the course of this medicine.

Q: Are there any desirable side effects with the use of this medicine?

A: No, this medicine does not lead to any kind of desirable side effects. If you experience any side effects, kindly seek immediate medical attention.

Q: Are there any home remedies that can increase the effect of this medicine?

A: Certain lifestyle changes along with proper diet and exercise can improve your response to therapy.
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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