Panadol Actifast Tablets
Saturday, 02 March 2024
How to use
- Panadol Actifast Tablets are typically used for relief from aches, pain, or fever.
- Directions for Use:
- Swallow the tablet whole with water.
- For adults and children over 12 years, take 1-2 tablets every four to six hours as required.
- Do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours.
- Do not give to children under 12 years of age unless advised by a healthcare professional.
- Do not use for more than 3 days without consulting a healthcare professional.
- If symptoms persist or worsen, seek immediate medical attention.
- Note: Always read the package leaflet before using the medicine as it contains important information. Different dosages may apply to individuals with specific health conditions or for chronic use. Always consult a healthcare professional for appropriate dosage.
- Paracetamol, Sodium Bicarbonate, Starch, Povidone, Potassium Sorbate, Purified Talc, Stearic Acid, Pregelatinised Maize Starch, Microcrystalline Cellulose.
Side Effects & Cautions
- Allergic Reaction: Some may experience allergic reactions like skin rashes, swelling, difficulty in breathing or dizziness. Seek immediate medical attention if these symptoms occur.
- Liver Damage: Overuse or prolonged use of Panadol Actifast can cause severe liver damage. Always adhere to the prescribed dosage.
- Gastrointestinal Issues: This medicine may cause stomach upset or ulcers, especially in high doses.
- Kidney Damage: Chronic use or overdose can lead to kidney problems.
- Blood Disorders: Rarely, the drug can cause low blood cell counts, leading to problems such as easy bruising or bleeding.
- Interaction with Other Drugs: It can interact with other medicines which can increase the risk of side effects or decrease effectiveness.
- Driving and Using Machines: It may cause dizziness or confusion in some people, affecting their ability to drive or operate machinery.
- Always consult your doctor or pharmacist if you experience any worrisome side effects.
- Do not exceed the recommended dosage.
- Avoid use if allergic to paracetamol or any other ingredients in Panadol Actifast.
- Care should be taken in patients with liver or kidney problems.
- Do not consume alcohol while taking this medication.
- Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult a healthcare provider before use.
- Immediately seek medical help if you have taken more than the recommended dose.
- This medicine should not be mixed or taken with other medicines containing paracetamol.