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Pcm Inj 2ml

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By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD GX
2ml Injection in Ampoule

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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(150.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANALGESIC/ANTIPYRETIC

Medical Description

PCM 150mg injection contains paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen. It belongs to a group of medicines called Analgesics (painkillers) or Antipyretic (medicines used to reduce fever).
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Pcm Inj 2ml

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Periods pain
  • Joint pain
  • Flu-like symptoms
contraindications

Contraindications of Pcm Inj 2ml

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol or any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • If you are taking any other product that contains paracetamol
sideEffects

Side effects of Pcm Inj 2ml

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Lack of sleep
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Pcm Inj 2ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take PCM 150mg injection during pregnancy?
A:
It can be taken in pregnancy as there are no side effects in recommended doses; however, consult your doctor on the use of this medicine before taking.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take PCM 150mg injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Paracetamol passes into breastmilk in small amount. This medicine can be used during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed PCM 150mg injection?
A:
Paracetamol is not likely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with PCM 150mg injection?
A:
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment, as it may cause liver damage especially more than three alcoholic drinks per day.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe 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 are alcoholic or are suffering from chronic malnutrition
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Pcm Inj 2ml

How Does It Work?

There are some chemicals in the body called prostaglandins. These are substances that cause pain, swelling, fever. PCM 150mg injection contains paracetamol which blocks the production of these prostag...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Pcm Inj 2ml

  • This injection will be given in hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection
  • Do not self inject this injection
interactions

Interactions of Pcm Inj 2ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat nausea or vomiting like metoclopramide or domperidone
  • Medicines used to thin the blood like warfarin
  • Medicines used to treat bacterial infection like chloramphenicol

Interactions with food items

No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with food
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Pcm Inj 2ml

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

Dosage of Pcm Inj 2ml

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 a dose, inform them

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions should I take when using this medicine?

  • Be cautious if you are a patient with liver problems, kidney problems or alcoholic, as this medicine is known to cause serious liver damage in case of overdose. Caution is needed in older people too.

Q: How can I administer PCM injection?

A: The PCM injection is administered by a doctor or nurse in a healthcare setup. Do not self-inject.

Q: What is the full form of PCM injection?

A: PCM in PCM injection stands for paracetamol.

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ContainsParacetamol / Acetaminophen(150.0 Mg)
UsesPain and fever
Side effectsNause, vomiting, headache, lack of sleep
Last Updated on: 18 Nov 2021 | 04:23 PM (IST)
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