Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Analgesics
active ingredients: Paracetamol
laboratory: Teva Sante
Powder for oral solution
Box of 12 sachets-dose
Symptomatic treatment of mild to moderate pain and / or febrile conditions.
Dosage PARACETAMOL TEVA 300 mg Powder for oral solution Box of 12 sachets-dose
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.
This presentation is reserved for the child of 16 and 30 kg (approximately 4 to 11 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 with a weight of 16 to 24 kg (about 4 to 9 years), the dosage is 1 sachet per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 6 hours, without exceeding 4 sachets per day.
For children weighing 25 to 30 kg (approximately 9 to 11 years), the dosage is 1 sachet per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 4 hours, without exceeding 6 sachets per day.
Recommended maximum 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 case of severe renal insufficiency (creatinine clearance less than 10 ml / min), the interval between two doses will be at least 8 hours.
· Hypersensitivity to paracetamol or other components.
· Hepatocellular insufficiency.
· Due to the presence of aspartame, this medicine is contraindicated in cases of phenylketonuria.
Paracetamol Teva side effects
· 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.