Calpol Plus 500Mg/65Mg Tablets 200S
Brand : glaxo smith kline pakistan
How it works
Paracetamol is an analgesic and antipyretic. Its mechanism of action is believed to include inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis, primarily within the central nervous system.
CALPOL PLUS TAB 200'S
Paracetamol + Caffeine
Pain & Fever Relief
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
It is used to treat : Headaches /Tension Headache , Migraine Headache , Osteoarthritis , Cold & Flu Symptoms , Period Pain , Muscular Aches , Sore Throat , Toothache.
Paracetamol : Thrombocytopaenia, Anaphylaxis cutaneous hypersensitivity reactions including amoung others skin rashes, angiodema, stevens johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrosis, bronchospasm in patients sensitive to aspirin and other NSAIDs, hepatic dysfuction.Caffeine : Nervousness, DizzinessWhen the recommended paracetamol-caffeine dosing regimen is combined with dietary caffeine intake, the resulting higher dose of caffeine may increase the potential for caffeine-related adverse effects such as insomnia, restlessness, anxiety, irritability, headaches, gastrointestinal disturbances and palpitations.
When not to Use
This product is contraindicated in patients with a previous history of hypersensitivity to paracetamol (caffeine or excipients) .
Adults : 2 tab upto 4 times daily , should not be repeated more frequently than 4hr. Max 8 tab daily. Children : Not recommended. OR As directed by your physician.
Storage yes or /no
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.
Do not use with any other paracetamol-containing products. The concomitant use with other products containing paracetamol may lead to an overdose. Paracetamol overdose may cause liver failure which can lead to liver transplant or death.
Patients who have been diagnosed with liver or kidney impairment must seek medical advice before taking this medication.
Cases of hepatic dysfunction/failure have been reported in patients with depleted glutathione levels, such as those who are severely malnourished, anorexic, have a low body mass index or are chronic heavy users of alcohol.
Excessive intake of caffeine (e.g. coffee, tea and some canned drinks) should be avoided while taking this product. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
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