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Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet
Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet

Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet

By EAST INDIA PHARMA WORKS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(650.0 Mg)
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Analgesic/antipyretic

Medical Description

Pyrigesic Tablet is used to provide temporary relief from fever, pain and aches. It contains paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen. It belongs to the group of medicines called analgesics (painkillers) or antipyretic (reduce fever). Paracetamol stops the release of natural chemical substance prostaglandins responsible for pain and fever. You should not take more than 4 tablets of Pyrigesic Tablet in 24 hours. If you feel that your pain and fever are relieved do not take it further. If you have liver and kidney problems, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. This medicine is not meant for children under 12 years of age.
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Uses of Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet

Pyrigesic Tablet is used for the treatment of fever and pain including headache, muscle ache, toothache, periods pain and pain related to muscle and joints, etc.

Contraindications of Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol or any of the ingredients of Pyrigesic Tablet.
  • If you are taking any other product that contains paracetamol.

Side effects of Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet

The chances of getting side effects with paracetamol are rare if taken in the recommended dose. However, you may experience a skin rash, itching and blisters, allergic reaction and blood-related problems.
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Precautions and Warnings of Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pyrigesic Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Pyrigesic Tablet 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 Pyrigesic Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Pyrigesic Tablet pass into the breastmilk in a very small amounts and has negligible effects on the breastfed baby. Thus, you can take it while you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pyrigesic Tablet?
A:
Pyrigesic Tablet is not likely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pyrigesic Tablet?
A:
Moderate consumption of alcohol when you are taking a Pyrigesic Tablet is usually safe. However, there is a risk of liver damage in chronic alcoholics and people with liver problems.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe liver or kidney disease or problems.
  • 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 are suffering from chronic malnutrition.
  • Pyrigesic Tablet is not meant to be used in children below 12 years of age.
  • You should maintain a gap of 4-6 hours between each dose of Pyrigesic Tablet and should not exceed it to more than 4 tablets a day.

Mode of Action of Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Pyrigesic Tablet works by interfering with the production of a chemical called prostaglandins, which is responsible for the fever, swelling and sensation of pain. It also acts on the area of the brain responsible for controlling body temperature.
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Directions for Use of Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet

Take Pyrigesic Tablet as a whole with a glass of water or use it as directed by your physician.

Interactions of Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way paracetamol works or paracetamol itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking.
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  • Especially, if you are taking medicines used to treat nausea or vomitings like metoclopramide or domperidone, cholesterol-lowering medicines and anti-infectives such as chloramphenicol.
  • Prolonged and regular use of paracetamol can lead to bleeding problems in individuals taking blood thinners such as warfarin.

Storage and disposal of Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet

  • Pyrigesic Tablet should be stored at or below 25°C.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Pyrigesic 650mg Tablet

Overdose

  • Taking Pyrigesic Tablet in high doses may result in serious liver damage.
  • Symptoms of an overdose may include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and stomach ache.
  • If you happen to take too much of this medicine, reach out to your doctor at the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed taking a dose of this medicine then take it as soon as you remember.
  • Keep a gap of at least 4-6 hours between this dose and the next dose.
  • If it is almost time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What precautions should I take when using Pyrigesic Tablet?

  • Be cautious if you are a patient with liver problems, kidney problems or an alcoholic, as this medicine is known to cause severe liver damage in case of an overdose. Caution is needed for the elderly as well.
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  • Paracetamol should be used in low doses for the shortest duration possible.
  • You should avoid taking it when the symptoms (pain and fever) disappear.
  • You should not take it while taking any other medicine containing paracetamol.

Q: My child has a fever, can I give Pyrigesic Tablet to my child who is five years old?

A: No, Pyrigesic Tablet is not meant for use in children below 12 years of age.

Q: My child, who is 3 years old happened to consume 5 tablets of paracetamol, what should I do?

A: Immediately take your child to the hospital. It may take some time before symptoms of an overdose appear. The physician will evaluate with help of laboratory reports and examination to check if the baby's liver is doing fine.

Q: Can I take Pyrigesic Tablet for cold and fever?

A: You can take Pyrigesic Tablet for controlling fever. This medicine might not have any action in reducing cold as cold is usually happen due to a viral infection or allergic condition and affects the nose and throat.

Q: What is Pyrigesic Tablet?

A: Pyrigesic Tablet contains Paracetamol as its active ingredient. It is a painkiller. Pyrigesic Tablet is used to provide relief from fever and mild-to-moderate pain. It is also used to get relief from headache, toothache, migraine, period pain and other painful conditions.

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ContainsParacetamol / Acetaminophen(650.0 Mg)
UsesFever and pain
Side effectsSkin rash, itching, blisters
Last Updated on: 04 May 2021 | 04:20 PM (IST)
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