Medicinal Products

PARACETAMOL ACTAVIS 500 mg

Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Analgesics
active ingredients: Paracetamol
laboratory: Actavis

Compressed
Box of 16
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Indication

Symptomatic treatment of mild to moderate pain and / or febrile conditions.

Dosage PARACETAMOL ACTAVIS 500 mg Tablet Box of 16

Administration mode :
Oral way. The tablets are swallowed as is with a drink (eg water, milk, fruit juice). Taking tablets or capsules is contraindicated in children under 6 years of age because it can lead to a wrong course. Use another form.
Dosage: This presentation is RESERVED FOR ADULTS and CHILDREN from 27 kg (ie from about 8 years).
- In children, it is imperative to respect the dosages defined according to the weight of the child and therefore to choose a suitable presentation. Approximate ages by weight are given for information.
The recommended daily dose of paracetamol is approximately 60 mg / kg / day, divided into 4 or 6 doses, approximately 15 mg / kg every 6 hours or 10 mg / kg every 4 hours.
. For children weighing 27 to 40 kg (approximately 8 to 13 years), the dosage is 1 500 mg tablet per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 6 hours, without exceeding 4 tablets per day.
. For children weighing 41 to 50 kg (approximately 12 to 15 years), the dosage is 1 500 mg tablet per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 4 hours, without exceeding 6 tablets per day.
- For adults and children weighing more than 50 kg (from about 15 years old):
. The usual dosage is 1 to 2 tablets at 500 mg per dose, to be renewed if necessary after at least 4 hours. . It is not usually necessary to exceed 3 g of paracetamol per day, or 6 tablets.
. However, in case of more severe pain, the maximum dosage can be increased up to 4 g per day, or 8 tablets per day. . Always respect an interval of 4 hours between catches. - Maximum recommended doses: see warnings.
Frequency of administration:
Systematic catches prevent pain or fever oscillations:
- in children, they should be regularly spaced, including at night, preferably 6 hours, and at least 4 hours.
- in adults, they must be spaced at least 4 hours apart.
Renal impairment: In severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance less than 10 ml / min), the interval between two doses will be at least 8 hours. The dose of paracetamol should not exceed 3 g per day, or 6 tablets.

Against indications

- Hypersensitivity to paracetamol and / or other constituents.
- Hepatocellular insufficiency.
The tablet or capsule is contraindicated in children under 6 years of age because it can lead to a wrong route.

Paracetamol Side Effects Actavis

- Few cases of hypersensitivity reactions such as anaphylactic shock, angioedema, erythema, urticaria, skin rash have been reported. Their occurrence requires the definitive discontinuation of this drug and related drugs.
- Very exceptional cases of thrombocytopenia, leukopenia and neutropenia have been reported.

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