Metacin 250mg Suppository

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:12 am

Metacin 250mg Suppository

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Uses of Metacin 250mg Suppository

Metacin 250mg Suppository is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Mild Pain or Fever, Mild to Moderate Pain, Mild to Moderate Pain with Adjunctive Opioid Analgesics

Side effects of Metacin 250mg Suppository

The most common side effects of Metacin 250mg Suppository are – Sweating, Headache, Vomiting, Nausea

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Metacin 250mg Suppository

Do not use Metacin 250mg Suppository if you are allergic to – Paracetamol

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Metacin 250mg Suppository.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Metacin 250mg Suppository works

Metacin 250mg Suppository contains – Paracetamol

Paracetamol thought to produce analgesia by inhibiting prostaglandin and other substances that sensitize pain receptors. Drug may relieve fever through central action in the hypothalamic heat-regulating center.

Dosage of Metacin 250mg Suppository

The dosage of Metacin 250mg Suppository depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Metacin 250mg Suppository

If you forget to take a dose of Metacin 250mg Suppository, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

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Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Neomol 250mg Suppository  ( Neon Laboratories Ltd. )

63.00  5 Suppositories Packet Tablets Strip

Medimol Kid 250mg Tablet  ( Synchem Lab )

11.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

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.

About Reviewer

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.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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