Partamol 250

Partamol 250 contains paracetamol. In equal doses, the degree of analgesia and antipyresis produced by paracetamol is similar to that produced by aspirin. Paracetamol lowers body temperature in patients with fever but rarely lowers normal body temperature.

Pack size Box of 10 sachets, 20 sachets
Shelf-life 24 months
Composition Paracetamol
Dosage forms and strengths Effervescent granules: 250 mg
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  • For treatment of mild to moderate pain and fever, especially in patients in whom salicylates are contraindicated or not tolerated.
  • The drug is most effective in relieving low intensity pain of non-visceral origin.


  • Paracetamol should not be used for self-medication of pain for longer than 5 days in children, marked fever (greater than 39.5oC), fever persisting longer than 3 days, or recurrent fever.

Adults: 0.5 – 1 g (2 – 4 sachets) every 4 – 6 hours to a maximum of 4 g daily.

Children: Every 4 – 6 hours as necessary

  • 1 – 6 years: 120 – 250 mg (1/2 – 1 sachets) to a maximum 4 g doses in 24 hours.
  • 6 – 12 years: 250 – 500 mg (1 – 2 sachets) to a maximum 4 g doses in 24 hours.
  • 12 – 18 years: 500 mg (2 sachets).


  • Partamol 250 is administered orally.
  • The effervescent granules must be dissolved in water and the solution should then be drunk after complete dissolution of the granules.
  • Patients with anemia or cardiac, pulmonary, renal, or hepatic disease.
  • Patients with alcohol dependence.
  • Patients with known hypersensitivity to paracetamol or to any of the excipients listed in.
  • Patients with known glucose – 6 – phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.

Adverse effects of paracetamol are usually rare and mild.

  • Rash,
  • Neutropenia, pancytopenia, leukopenia, anemia,
  • Nephropathy, nephrotoxicity with chronic abuse,
  • Asthma,
  • Angioedema, eruptions.
  • Paracetamol should be used with caution in patients with preexisting anemia, since cyanosis may not be apparent despite dangerously high blood concentrations of methemoglobin.
  • Excessive intake of alcohol may increase the risk of paracetamol induced hepatotoxicity; avoid or limit alcohol intake.
  • Caution is recommended when giving to patients with hepatic or renal impairment, susceptible individuals.
  • The physicians need to warn the patients of the signs of serious skin reactions known as Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) or Lyell’s syndrome, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP).
  • Partamol 250 contains aspartame. Aspartame is a source of phenylalanine. It may be harmful if you have phenylketonuria (PKU), a rare genetic disorder in which phenylalanine builds up because the body cannot remove it properly.
  • Partamol 250 contains saccharose (sucrose). Patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption or sucrase-isomaltase insufficiency should not take this medicine.
  • Partamol 250 contains sunset yellow lake which may cause allergic reactions.
  • Infrequent paracetamol should remain the analgesic of choice in pregnancy. Caution when use paracetamol for breastfeeding women.
  • Patients should be aware of how they react to Partamol 250 before driving or operating machinery.