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?

doctor1 MD

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

doctor1 MD

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

doctor1 MD

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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Hi I have a pinched nerve/herniated disc in lower back, which I ve had since December/January 2013/2014. I have been prescribed 30mg m eslon bid, 50mg nortriptyline Sid, 10mg sevredol qid & paracetamol x 2 qid. I have been having trouble urinating, like a delay, sitting waiting for it to come & I haven t had a bowel movement for 5 days now. I have been taking laxatives the whole time as i get constipated easily. I also have focal segmental glomurel sclerosis so I can t have nsaids for pain relief. Should I be going to the hospital re anuria etc or just see GP first thing tomorrow?

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Hi I had a skin biopsy and my dr gave me oxycodone/acetaminophen 5/325 how long will it take to relieve the pain I had to do some walking for a while to get my check cashed and get the medicine I will be taking 1 tablet every 4 hours as needed I am done with the walking and will now be able to rest I am outta of work for a week thankyou

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after a knee replacement my friend is in severe pain - oxycodone/acetaminophen 10/325mlg & Carisoprodol (Soma) 350mlg is not touching the pain. She is in FL her dr. is away - can she double the oxy? She is a larger size & maybe the dosage is not enough. She will call the dr when he returns but for now????

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Hi I had typhoid 4 yers back by d time I was pregnant..again after a year I got typhoid and I suffered for 6 months. Nw again I got fever so I did d test again it z typhoid stating acute phase..I have severe joint pain..I m taking cifran nd paracetamol. .any good advice

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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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