Sheladol (paracetamol)

SHELADOL® (Paracetamol BP)

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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

Contraindications

Paracetamol is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to it and to serious hepatic impaired patients

Side effects

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.

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