Medicinal Products

PARACETAMOL ALMUS 500 mg

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

Compressed
Box of 16
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Indication

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

Dosage PARACETAMOL ALMUS 500 mg Tablet Box of 16

Administration mode :
Oral way.
The tablets are swallowed as is with a drink (eg water, milk, fruit juice).
The tablet is contraindicated in children under 6 years of age because it can lead to a wrong route. Use another form.
Dosage:
This presentation is RESERVED ADULT and CHILD from 27 kg (or 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): The usual dosage is 1 to 2 tablets per dose, to be renewed after 4 hours minimum.
. 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.
- Recommended maximum doses: see section cautions.
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 failure :
In case of severe renal insufficiency (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.
- Hepatocellular insufficiency.
Taking tablets is contraindicated in children under 6 years of age because it can lead to a wrong course.

Adverse effects Paracetamol Almus

- Some rare cases of allergic accidents (simple cutaneous rashes with erythema or urticaria) have been observed and require the cessation of treatment.
- Very exceptional cases of thrombocytopenia have been reported.

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