Paradol 500 MG Tablet, classified as a mild analgesic, is used to treat fever and is the most commonly used pain reliever. It is used to relieve pain in case of a backache, a headache, arthritis and a toothache. It reduces pain in the body caused due to fever. It is often given to patients who suffer from cancer or have undergone surgery, to help them cope up with the pain. Paradol 500 MG Tablet is normally administered orally or rectally, it is also available for intravenous administration.
Paradol 500 MG Tablet does not have any serious side effects. It is safe to use this medicine during pregnancy and breastfeeding. However, in rare cases skin rashes may occur accompanied by nausea, stomach pain, and loss of appetite. You should stop using Paradol 500 MG Tablet if you experience an allergic reaction to it or notice any other serious symptoms like dark urine, clay-colored stools or jaundice. Overdosing may result in liver failure.
You should not take Paradol 500 MG Tablet if –
- You are allergic to Paradol 500 MG Tablet
- You are suffering from a serious liver disorder.
- You normally consume more than 3 alcohol beverages per day or have a history of alcoholism.
There are several drugs that may interact with Paradol 500 MG Tablet. Inform your doctor about all the other medications that you take including vitamins, minerals, prescribed drugs, over the counter drugs and herbal products. For adults Paradol 500 MG Tablet the general dose for fever and pain is 325-650 mg tablets once in every 4 to 6 hours or 1000mg tablets once in every 6 to 8 hours. It is advised to be guided by the doctor’s prescription and never to exceed the prescribed dosage.
When is Paradol Prescribed ?
Fever Paradol 500 MG Tablet is used to provide temporary relief from fever without treating the underlying cause. Headache Paradol 500 MG Tablet is used to relieve acute headaches including migraine. Muscle Pain Paradol 500 MG Tablet is used to relieve mild to moderate pain in the muscles.
Few Side Effect
Paradol 500 MG Tablet is not recommended if you have a known allergy to this medicine.
Analgesic Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)
Paradol 500 MG Tablet is not recommended if you suffer from impaired kidney function due to excessive usage of painkillers or otherwise.
Paradol 500 MG Tablet is metabolised by the liver and is not recommended if you suffer from impaired liver function.
In addition to its intended effect, Paradol 500 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Nausea or Vomiting MODERATE COMMON Paradol 500 MG Tablet can cause nausea and vomiting along with other symptoms like abdominal pain, diarrhoea, dry mouth etc. Fever MODERATE COMMON Paradol 500 MG Tablet can cause low to moderate fever with or without chills. Allergic skin reaction MODERATE LESS COMMON Paradol 500 MG Tablet can cause red spots on skin, rashes, hives and itching
What are the dosage instructions ?
Missed Dose instructions Paradol 500 MG Tablet is usually taken as and when required. If the medicine is taken on a regular basis, then the missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. You should not take the missed dose if it is time for taking the next scheduled dose. Overdose instructions Paradol 500 MG Tablet over dosage could cause harmful effects to the body.