Paracetamol Tablet is mainly use for fever but you can use it in general pain like cold/flu aches ,osteoarthritis, headaches,menstrual periods etc.
How to use Paracetamol Tablet
Consult your doctor for how to use Paracetamol Tablet and its dose.It can be taken with milk or water(do not use cold water).Follow all directions on the product package or consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Main ingredients of Paracetamol Tablet is acetaminophen.Many brands and forms of acetaminophen available in market.Be carefull about amount of acetaminophen.Do not take more acetaminophen than recommended.
If you are using Paracetamol for your child use your child’s weight to find the right dose on the product package or you may use there age to for right dose.
For best result shake well before the use of every does.Some medications no need to shake so please follow all directions on the product package.Measure the liquid medication with the provided dose-measuring spoon/dropper/syringe to make sure you have the correct dose.
For rapidly-dissolving tablets, chew or allow to dissolve on the tongue, then swallow with or without water. For chewable tablets, chew thoroughly before swallowing.
Do not crush or chew extended-release tablets. Doing so can release all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. Also, do not split the tablets unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells you to do so. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing.
For effervescent tablets, dissolve the dose in the recommended amount of water, then drink.
Pain medications work best if they are used as the first signs of pain occur. If you wait until the symptoms have worsened, the medication may not work as well.
Do not take this medication for fever for more than 3 days unless directed by your doctor. For adults, do not take this product for pain for more than 10 days (5 days in children) unless directed by your doctor. If the child has a sore throat (especially with high fever, headache, or nausea/vomiting), consult the doctor promptly.
Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens or if you develop new symptoms. If you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away.