Sunday, April 6, 2014

Paracetamol & Caffeine.


 Fever, headache, migraine, muscle ache, backache, toothache &
menstrual pain.

Dosage & Administration

 Adults : 1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours. Maximum dose: 8 tablets daily. Not recommended for
children below 12 years.

Contraindication & Precaution

Hypersensitivity to Paracetamol, Caffeine or any other components of it.

Side Effect

This combination may cause skin rashes, neutropenia & gastrointestinal disturbances etc. High dose administration
may cause hepatotoxicity.

Uses in Pregnancy & Lactation

 Although there is epidemiological evidence of the safety of Paracetamol in pregnancy & lactation, medical advice should be sought before using this product.

Drug Interaction

 It increases the Effect of chloramphenicol and coumarin anticoagulant. Risk of hepatotoxicity of paracetamol may be increased in alcoholics or in patients taking other antiepileptic medications.


 Should be given cautiously in the following cases: In patients with hepatic or renal failure, in patients taking other hepatotoxic medication. Prolonged use of the drug without consulting a physician should be avoided.


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