SHELADOL® (Paracetamol BP)
Analgesic and Antipyretic. Paracetamol is used for the management of pain and fever. Paracetamol is suitable substitute for Aspirin for its analgesic and antipyretic uses. It is particularly valuable for patients in which Aspirin is contraindicated.
Dosage regimen and directions for use:
As directed by the Physician OR
Adults: 0.5-1.0 g every four to six hours to the maximum of 4g daily
Children: 10mg/kg body weight every 8-12 hourly or
0-1 years: 1 teaspoonful (5ml)
1-5 years: 2 teaspoonfuls
5-12 years: 3 teaspoonful
Paracetamol is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to it and to serious hepatic impaired patients
Rarely neutropenia and goute pancreatitis
Precautions and warnings
Care should be taken before giving paracetamol to patients with impaired kidney or liver function and to those taking other drugs that affect the liver and in alcoholism. Keep the medicine out of reach of children.