Paracetamol

What is Paracetamol?

It is antipyretic and anti analgesic ie reduces fever and pain. Prescribed for fever, body ache, ear pain.

Questions and answers on "Paracetamol"

hi doctor,
my daughter picked up fever half an hour ago. is it okay to give her crocin ds in next hour time?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You can give Crocin DS

Detailed Answer:
Hi.... you can give Crocin DS for fever. It contains 240 MG for 5 ml strength of Paracetamol. If you can get back to me with the weight of your kid I will suggest you be appropriate dose.

Paracetamol can be given in the dose of 15mg/kg/dose...

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Can you give a XXXXXXX baby paracetamol? She was born at 30 weeks and is now 7 weeks old weighing 2.9kgs. If so what is the correct dose?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes paracetamol can be given safely to premature babies

Detailed Answer:
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Paracetamol can be given safely to a baby with gestational age of 38 weeks (30+8). The dose will be 10-15 mg/kg/dose and can be given at an interval of 6-8 hours.
Most of...

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which drug does more kidney damage: Vicidin or nsaids?

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Brief Answer:
NSAIDs

Detailed Answer:
Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

The vicodin contains a mixture of paracetamol and hydrocodone.

Paracetamol can cause kidney damage in very very high doses. Liver failure is more common than kidney failure.
In some patients with kidney failure, who are...

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WHat is the dosage to be given for my kid of 10 years for fever for Ibugesic 60 ml?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Give paracetamol tablet

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to HCM.
Can understand your concerns.

If child is 10 year of age, Syrup Ibugesic will be of no help.

I think that you should give tablet paracetamol (500 mg) half tablet for fever.

Paracetamol is usually given at dosage of 15 mg...

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my wife is 35 weeks pregnant, she has cold, headache. our doctor advised citrizine for cold. could you recommend any tablet for headache

doctor1 MD

Brief answer......give paracetamol for headache.
Detailed answer....
Hello,
Thanks for the query.
I have read your query and understand your concern.
Tablet paracetamol would be ideal for your wife as it is safest and won't cause any problem to either your wife or the child in foetus. Paracetamol...

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I have given paracetamol to my 18 month old son 3 hour back it the fever is 102 can I give metal p

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Can be given.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on Health care magic.

The dosage interval of paracetamol and meftal P (mefenamic acid) is independent of each other. Hence you can give meftal P now. Also give tepid sponging....

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Is it advisable to take paracetamol in case of bad throat and cold

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Brief Answer:
Can be taken...

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Paracetamol can be used in the treatment of upper respiratory infection, especially if you have fever and body ache. If you have no fever, body ache, then it's role is less significant.

In addition to paracetamol, you should also consider...

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My wife is 2 months pregnent. She some time face sevear head ache for which she needs to take Combiflam. So is it safe to take Combiflam in pregnancy.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Paracetamol can be taken

Detailed Answer:
Hi
GREETINGS
First of all find out the cause for headache .Get an eye check up ,ENT check up and if necessary a neurology consultation.
If everything is normal paracetamol is more safe.combiflam is a combination of 2 drugs.(Brufen and...

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can I take dolo 650 for headache during breast feeding

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Brief Answer:
Yes paracetamol safe

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for your query.

Dolo contains paracetamol and paracetamol is safe during pregnancy and breast feeding.

I would suggest paracetamol in dose of 500 mg. Dolo is 650 mg and is little high. Or you can also take ibuprofen 200 mg.

Hope it...

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Can I take paracetamol with apixaban and ramipril

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Brief Answer:
Explained

Detailed Answer:
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Yes, you can take the paracetamol, without any worry.

These drugs have no significant interaction between them.


Wishing you best of health

Thanks

Dr. M.S....

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Recent questions on  Paracetamol

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: I have a 1 yr old son. He had been prescribed amoxicillin 2 months back when he had fever. The fever got subsided. But now he is having occasional fever and Paracetamol suspension does not seem to work. Can I administer another course of amoxicillin (antibiotic) now, since it has been only two months since he last took a course of antibiotic?

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My 2 year old son spiked a 107 degree fever last week Thursday, which resolved itself overnight with Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen. Tuesday night he woke up and vomitted x1 in his crib, I gave him Zofran and he was fine the rest of the night. Last night, Wednesday, he vomited again after drinking a lot of water and having the hiccups. This morning he has been having so many hiccups, should I be worried?

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I had a lumbar puncture today that came back with normal results after 24 hour a headache that was sudden onset and photosensitive and half hourly vomitting for atleast 5 hours until I got to the hospital and was gven IV analgesics, paracetmol and a lot of morphine. I am now home again and have blood in my stool. Could this be related to the LP?

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I have overdosed on paracetamol over the last 5 days as follows: Day 1 - 24 x 500mg Day 2 - 16 x 500mg Day 3 none Day 4 - 8 x 500mg Day 5 - 20 x 500mg As stupid as this was and without comment on my psychological being (im dealing with that), should I go to the doctors or is the damage now done and is it too late to fix any problems from now? Its been 12 hours since the last intake and for the first time, I was sick 8 hours afterwards. Now got chest pains, stomach ache and right side pain below ribs.

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Hi Doctor, My wife seems to be have mumps , her right cheek is swolen and she has pain. She wanted to take Ibuprofen , however the medicine instructions states check with your doctor if you have asthma . do you have any other pain reliever or pain...

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Hi..8.5 month old baby got a fever 99 degree Fahrenheit..Baby little irritated. Duty doc only available. Gave babygesic & sinarest af ( .6 ml, 3 times a day)cani give him other foods now? Citrus fruits? Anything to be worried

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I have a recurring pain in my stmach right side a few inches above my hip, What can it be??

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