P 500 Strip Of 15 Tablets
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P 500 Tab 15'S is an medicinal tablet that is classified as an analgesic (painkillers) and an antipyretic (reduce fever). The generic name of this medicine is Paracetamol.
Uses of P 500 Tab 15'S
P 500 Tab 15'S uses are to treat symptoms including mild or moderate pain, cold, flu, fever, stomachache, lower back pain, headache, toothache, migraine, etc.
Contraindications of P 500 Tab 15'S
If you are allergic or hypersensitive to paracetamol or its constituent If you are suffering from liver disease or kidneys diseases If you are taking any other medicine that contains paracetamol
Side effects of P 500 Tab 15'S
P 500 Tab 15'S side effects include skin rashes, itching, swelling, unexpected bruising or bleeding, breathing problems, nausea, loss of appetite, and low and reduced counts of WBCs and platelets in blood.
Precautions and Warnings of P 500 Tab 15'S
Can I take P 500 Tab 15'S during pregnancy?
P 500 Tab 15'S can be taken during pregnancy, but check and consult with your doctor before its consumption.
Can I take P 500 Tab 15'S while breastfeeding?
Yes, you can take this medicine while breastfeeding as it is considered safe. Take the lowest dose possible or for the shortest time.
Can I drive if I have consumed P 500 Tab 15'S?
Yes, this medicine is unlikely to affect your driving.
Can I consume alcohol with P 500 Tab 15'S?
Consumption of alcohol with P 500 Tab 15'S is likely to cause liver damage.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Inform/report your doctor about your alcohol habits and medical/surgical history.
Mode of Action of P 500 Tab 15'S
How Does It Work?
This medicine may take up to an hour to show its effects. Paracetamol works by blocking some chemical substances called prostaglandins produced in the brain that informs our body about the experience of pain. It regulates body temperature by acting on the area of the brain that controls the temperature.
Directions for Use of P 500 Tab 15'S
Swallow (do not crushed or chewed) the tablets whole with plenty of water. Follow your doctor's instructions or as labelled. Do not consume more than the recommended dose.
Interactions of P 500 Tab 15'S
Interactions with other medicines
Paracetamol can react with certain other medicines such as amobarbital, pentobarbital, phenobarbital, carbamazepine and may exert harmful effects.
Interactions with food items
It is not known to react with any particular foods.
Other general Interactions
You should talk to your doctor about your medical/surgical history, especially, if you had suffered from any ailments of liver or kidneys. Also, kindly discuss your alcohol consumption or dependence.
Storage and disposal of P 500 Tab 15'S
This medication should be stored in a safe place and away from moisture, excess heat and children. Do not use the medicinal tablet after the expiry date. Follow the proper disposal methods to ensure the protection of environment.
Dosage of P 500 Tab 15'S
Always seek emergency medical attention in case of an overdose of this medicine. P 500 Tab 15'S overdose can cause severe liver damage. The symptoms of overdose include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sweating, weakness. More severe symptoms observed are irritability, convulsions, coma, bleeding and low blood sugar.
Missed a Dose
In case of a missed dose, you can take it as soon as you recall it. But do not take a double dose to compensate for the missed one. A four-hour gap between doses should be maintained.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: When should I be cautious while taking P 500 Tab 15'S?
- Proper care and caution should be exercised while taking this medicine if you have liver or kidneys ailments, bleeding disorders and alcohol use/dependence.
Q: When will I start feeling better?
A: The action of this medicine lasts for up to about four hours. You should start feeling better or comfortable in an hour.
Q: What if paracetamol does not seem to work?
A: If paracetamol does not work, then the best thing to do is consult your doctor.
Q: What are the food that should be avoided while taking this medicine?
A: You can eat normal food while taking P 500 Tab 15'S.
Q: Is regular use of P 500 Tab 15'S dangerous?
A: Overdose is definitely dangerous. Using it daily could raise the risk of heart attacks, strokes, liver or kidneys damage and early death.
Q: Is it possible to have a serious skin reaction with P 500 Tab 15'S even if the user had never suffered any problems?
- Yes, a serious skin reaction can occur at any time irrespective of whether it has happened in the past or not.
- Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. Package leaflet: Information for the patient. Paracetamol 500mg tablets.
- National Health Service (NHS). Paracetamol for adults.
- electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC). Paracetamol 500mg Tablets.
- Caparrotta, TM, et al. Are some people at increased risk of paracetamol-induced liver injury? A critical review of the literature, 2017.
- World Health Organization. WHO model prescribing information: drugs used in anaesthesia.
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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 06:58 AM (IST)
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