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Uses of Fepanil 500mg Tablet
Fepanil 500mg Tablet is generally used for fever, mild to moderate headache, earache, muscle pains including the pains of arthritis. Fepanil 500mg Tablet only provides temporary relief to the fever but does not treat the underlying causes of the fever. Sometimes people get fever and pain after vaccination, doctors usually prescribe this drug in such cases.
Side effects of Fepanil 500mg Tablet
Generally, Fepanil 500mg Tablet does not have any side effects in normal condition. But in rare cases, people have some unusual reactions like Sweating, Headache, Vomiting, Nausea. Sometimes bloody or dark colour stool can pass.
Precautions while Taking Fepanil 500mg Tablet
Consumption of Fepanil 500mg Tablet with alcohol is fatal and this can even cause serious liver damage. Always consult a doctor before taking this medicine if suffering from liver disease.
Kidney patient should consult a doctor before taking this drug.
Paracetamol can pass into breast milk and might harm your baby. So pregnant ladies and lactating women should contact a doctor before intaking this medicine.
Diabetic and person who is suffering from phenylketonuria or other condition should avoid/limit the intake of this medicine.
Dosage of Fepanil 500mg Tablet
The dosage of Fepanil 500mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient’s age, health, medical history of the patient and many other conditions, please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
Overdose of Fepanil 500mg Tablet
A high overdose of Fepanil 500mg Tablet may cause unusual tiredness, fatigue, low blood pressure, nausea, vomiting that can last up to 24 hours. Try not to take other cold medicines while having Fepanil 500mg Tablet, as many of the cold medicines contain combination medicine and that can cause an overdose of paracetamol.
Onset of Action Fepanil 500mg Tablet
It takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour to show the effect of the medicine.
Duration of Action Fepanil 500mg Tablet
Effect of medication lasts for an average of 4-6 hours.
Precautions & Warnings
Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine it may increase risk of liver damage & other serious side effects such as Nausea; Headache; Vomiting etc.
It's safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. This medication is not harmful to the fetus; but consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.
This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.
This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Frequently Asked Questions About Fepanil 500mg Tablet
Q.1) Can I buy Fepanil 500mg Tablet without a prescription? Ans. Fepanil 500mg Tablet is an OTC medicine, you can buy it without a prescription. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Q.2) What is Fepanil 500mg Tablet? Ans. Fepanil 500mg Tablet is used to temporarily relieve fever and tolerant pains such as muscle ache, headache, arthritis, etc. Q.3) What are the usages of Fepanil 500mg Tablet? Ans. Fepanil 500mg Tablet is used by people suffering from fever, headache, muscle pain, menstrual cramps, arthritis and for the pain occurring after a vaccine has been taken. Q.4) What are the side effects of Fepanil 500mg Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Fepanil 500mg Tablet are Sweating, Headache, Vomiting, Nausea etc. Q.5) Is Fepanil 500mg Tablet is banned in India? Ans. Fepanil 500mg Tablet is not banned in India. Its main constituent is paracetamol and it is the most widely used drug in India. Q.6) Fepanil 500mg Tablet is safe to use during Pregnancy? Ans. Fepanil 500mg Tablet contains Paracetamol. Paracetamol is safe to be used during pregnancy. However; consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Q.7) How long does the effect of Fepanil 500mg Tablet? Ans. Effect of Fepanil 500mg Tablet lasts for an average of 4-6 hours. Q.8) Can a patient having high blood pressure take Fepanil 500mg Tablet? Ans. Using Fepanil 500mg Tablet is safe in patients with high blood pressure. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.9) Can a patient suffering from diabetes take Fepanil 500mg Tablet? Ans. Using Fepanil 500mg Tablet is safe in patients suffering from diabetes. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.10) Fepanil 500mg Tablet for stomach pain? Ans. No, Fepanil 500mg Tablet does not work for stomach pain.
For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Drug :-Barbiturates, carbamazepine, hydantoins, rifampin, sulfinpyrazone:
High doses or
long-term use of these drugs may reduce therapeutic effects and enhance hepatotoxic effects of
acetaminophen. Avoid using together.
Busulfan: May increase busulfan level. Monitor patient closely.
Cholestyramine resin: May decrease acetaminophen absorption. Give at least 1 hour after acetaminophen or consider therapy change.
Sorafenib: May increase levels of both drugs. Avoid use together.
Warfarin: May increase hypoprothrombinemic effects with long-term use with high doses of acetaminophen. Monitor INR closely.
Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.
Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.