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Pyrigesic 1 G Description
Pyrigesic Injection is a medicine used for relieving pain and reducing fever. It contains paracetamol. It is used for the short-term treatment of pain especially after surgery and fever when medicine
s can not be taken orally by the patient. Paracetamol works by interfering with the release of certain natural chemical substances (prostaglandins) and relieves pain & fever. This injection is given under medical supervision in a healthcare setup. Tell your doctor about your complete medical history before taking this injection.
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|Contains||Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(1.0 G)|
|Uses||Fever and pain|
|Side effects||Injection site pain and burning|
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Uses of Pyrigesic 1 G
Pyrigesic Injection is used for short-term treatment of pain especially post-operative pain and fever when oral administration is not possible.
Contraindications of Pyrigesic 1 G
- If you are allergic to paracetamol or any ingredients of this medicine.
- If you have serious liver disease or dysfunction.
Side effects of Pyrigesic 1 G
Pain and burning sensation at the site of injection.
Precautions and Warnings of Pyrigesic 1 G
Can I take Pyrigesic Injection during pregnancy?
Pyrigesic Injection can be used during pregnancy if the doctor recommends. But it should be used for a short duration in low doses and not too frequently by pregnant women.
Can I take Pyrigesic Injection while breastfeeding?
Paracetamol passes into breastmilk in small amount. Pyrigesic Injection can be used during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have taken Pyrigesic Injection?
Paracetamol is not likely to affect your ability to drive or use machines.
Can I consume alcohol with Pyrigesic Injection?
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment. Especially if you have an existing liver condition and you drink too often.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have serious liver or kidney disease.
- You are taking any other medicines or products that contain paracetamol, taking too much of the same can affect your liver.
- You consume alcohol too often or you are malnourished or dehydrated.
Mode of Action of Pyrigesic 1 G
How Does It Work?
There are some chemicals in the body called prostaglandins. These are substances that cause pain, swelling and fever. Pyrigesic Injection contains paracetamol which blocks the production of these prostaglandins, thus temporarily controlling fever or pain. And as it acts on the part of the brain which controls the temperature of the body, it controls the fever....
Directions for Use of Pyrigesic 1 G
Pyrigesic Injection will be given in a hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. This is not meant for self-administration.
Interactions of Pyrigesic 1 G
Interactions with other medicines
Some medicines can affect the way Pyrigesic Injection works or Pyrigesic Injection itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Especially if you are taking other pain killers, blood thinners and medicine for the treatment of gout....
Storage and disposal of Pyrigesic 1 G
- Store this medicine below 25°C.
- Protect it from direct sunlight.
- Keep it out of the reach of children.
Dosage of Pyrigesic 1 G
The injection will be administered by the doctor or nurse, so the chance of an overdose is very low. However, in case of an overdose you may experience nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite and stomach ache....
Missed a Dose
You will be administered by health professionals as to when the medicine should be given to you. So the chance of missing a dose is very low. But if you think they might have missed a dose, inform them....
Dr. Nikita Toshi
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What precautions should I take when using Pyrigesic Injection?
A: Be cautious if you are a patient with liver problems, kidney problems and you consume alcohol in excess too frequently.
Q: What is Pyrigesic Injection?
A: Pyrigesic Injection contains paracetamol as an active ingredient. It is a painkiller. Pyrigesic Injection is used to provide short term relief from fever and pain when medicine can not be taken orally.
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