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Paracetamol Caplets 500mg (32)

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Discover the effective relief of Paracetamol Caplets 500mg. Ideal for alleviating common aches, pains, and fever symptoms. Non-habit forming and gentle on your stomach, our Paracetamol Caplets offer quick-acting, reliable relief when you need it most. Get back to feeling your best faster and manage pain effectively with these essential caplets. For over-the-counter remedies you can trust, choose Paracetamol Caplets 500mg.

How to use
  • For adults and children aged 16 years and over, take 1 or 2 caplets every 4 to 6 hours as needed. Do not take more than 8 caplets in 24 hours. For children aged 10-15 years, give 1 caplet every 4 to 6 hours as needed, but do not give more than 4 caplets in 24 hours. The caplets should be swallowed whole with a full glass of water. Do not exceed the recommended dose and do not take this medicine for more than 3 days without seeking medical advice. Do not give this medicine to children under 10 years old unless your doctor tells you to.
Main Ingredients
  • Paracetamol, Maize Starch, Pregelatinised Starch, Povidone K25, Stearic Acid, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Potassium Sorbate
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Allergic reaction: Seek immediate medical attention if you notice signs of an allergic reaction, such as rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, or trouble breathing.
  • Overdose Risk: Avoid using more than the maximum dosage of paracetamol as it could cause damage to the liver.
  • Alcohol: Do not consume alcohol while taking paracetamol. It can increase the risk of liver damage, especially with high-dose or long-term use of paracetamol.
  • Other Medications: Consult with your doctor if you are using any other medications, to avoid possible interactions.
  • Medical History: People with liver disease or kidney disease must talk to their doctor before using paracetamol.
  • Consultation: Pregnant and breastfeeding women should discuss with their healthcare professional before taking paracetamol.
  • Note: This does not cover all possible side effects or precautions. Always consult your healthcare provider for medical advice.
Cautions:
  • Don't exceed recommended dosage: Regularly taking more than the maximum daily amount can cause serious liver damage.
  • Avoid if allergic: Do not take if you've had a prior allergic reaction to paracetamol.
  • Alcohol caution: Avoid taking it with alcohol as it can increase risks of liver damage or overdose.
  • Kidney/Liver disease: Be cautious if you have severe kidney or liver disease. Consult a doctor before use.
  • Not for children: Unless the medication specifically mentions, don’t give to children.
  • Pregnancy/breastfeeding: Consult a healthcare professional if you're pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
  • Other medication: Do not mix with other medicines containing paracetamol, it could lead to an overdose.
  • Prolonged usage: Consult a doctor if symptoms persist, as long-term use can cause health issues.
  • Check expiry: Never consume expired medication.
  • Storage: Keep out of sight and reach of children, in a cool, dry place.
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