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Partamol Tab.
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Partamol Tab. 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 sizeBox of 50 tablets, 100 tablets. Bottle of 200 tablets, 300 tablets, 500 tablets.
Shelf-life60 months
CompositionParacetamol
Dosage forms and strengthsTablet: 500 mg
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PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Indications:

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.

Dosage:

Adults and children > 12 years of age: 500 mg – 1000 mg every 4 – 6 hours as necessary, but should not exceed 4 g daily.

Children 6 – 12 years of age: 250 mg – 500 mg every 4 – 6 hours when necessary up to a maximum of 4 doses in 24 hours.

  • Use of this drug should not be recommended for children under 6 years old.
  • Paracetamol should not be used for self-medication of pain for longer than 10 days in adults or 5 days in children.
  • Paracetamol should not be used for self-medication of marker fever (greater than 39.5oC), fever persisting longer 3 days, or recurrent fever.

Usage:

Partamol Tab. is administered orally.

Patients with anemia or cardiac, pulmonary, renal, or hepatic disease.

Patients with alcohol dependence.

Patients with known hypersensitivity to paracetamol or any of the excipients listed in.

Patients with known glucose – 6 – phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.

Uncommon: Rash, nausea, vomiting, blood dyscrasias (neutropenia, pancytopenia, leukopenia), anemia, nephropathy, nephrotoxicity with chronic abuse.

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.

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).

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 Tab. before driving or operating machinery.