Medicinal Products

PARACETAMOL BIOGARAN 500 mg

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

Powder for oral solution
Box of 12 sachets-dose
All forms

Indication

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

Dosage PARACETAMOL BIOGARAN 500 mg Powder for oral solution Box of 12 sachets-dose

Administration mode

Oral way.

Pour the contents of the sachet into a glass and add a small amount of drink (eg water, milk, fruit juice). Stir and drink immediately afterwards.

Dosage

This presentation is RESERVED FOR ADULTS and the child from 27 kg (approximately from 8 years).

· In children, it is imperative to respect the dosages defined according to the weight of the child and thus 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 sachet at 500 mg per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 6 hours, without exceeding 4 sachets per day.

For children weighing 41 to 50 kg (approximately 12 to 15 years), the dosage is 1 sachet at 500 mg per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 4 hours, without exceeding 6 sachets per day.

· For adults and children weighing more than 50 kg (from about 15 years old):

The usual dosage is 1 to 2 sachets at 500 mg per dose, to be renewed if necessary after a minimum of 4 hours.

It is generally not necessary to exceed 3 g of paracetamol per day, or 6 sachets.

However, in case of more intense pain, the maximum dosage can be increased up to 4 g per day, or 8 sachets per day.

Always respect an interval of 4 hours between catches.

Recommended maximum doses: See section Warnings and precautions for use .

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 total dose of paracetamol should not exceed 3g per day, or 6 sachets per day.

Against indications

· Hypersensitivity to paracetamol or other components.

· Hepatocellular insufficiency.

· Phenylketonuria, due to the presence of aspartame.

Side effects Paracetamol Biogaran

· 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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