Paracad 500mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Zydus Cadila
  • Composition : Paracetamol 500mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Mild Pain or Fever | Mild to Moderate Pain | Mild to Moderate Pain with Adjunctive Opioid Analgesics
  • Estimated Price : 5.75 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Paracad 500mg Tablet

Paracad 500mg Tablet is generally used for fever, mild to moderate headache, earache, muscle pains including the pains of arthritis. Paracad 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 Paracad 500mg Tablet

Generally, Paracad 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 Paracad 500mg Tablet

Consumption of Paracad 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 Paracad 500mg Tablet

The dosage of Paracad 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 Paracad 500mg Tablet

A high overdose of Paracad 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 Paracad 500mg Tablet, as many of the cold medicines contain combination medicine and that can cause an overdose of paracetamol.

Onset of Action Paracad 500mg Tablet

It takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Paracad 500mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 4-6 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

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  • Alcohol 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.

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  • Pregnancy 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.

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  • Breastfeeding This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

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  • Driving This medicine usually causes no problems in your driving.

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  • Kidney This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

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  • Liver This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

... Frequently Asked Questions About Paracad 500mg Tablet

Q.1) Can I buy Paracad 500mg Tablet without a prescription? Ans. Paracad 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 Paracad 500mg Tablet? Ans. Paracad 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 Paracad 500mg Tablet? Ans. Paracad 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 Paracad 500mg Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Paracad 500mg Tablet are Sweating, Headache, Vomiting, Nausea etc. Q.5) Is Paracad 500mg Tablet is banned in India? Ans. Paracad 500mg Tablet is not banned in India. Its main constituent is paracetamol and it is the most widely used drug in India. Q.6) Paracad 500mg Tablet is safe to use during Pregnancy? Ans. Paracad 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 Paracad 500mg Tablet? Ans. Effect of Paracad 500mg Tablet lasts for an average of 4-6 hours. Q.8) Can a patient having high blood pressure take Paracad 500mg Tablet? Ans. Using Paracad 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 Paracad 500mg Tablet? Ans. Using Paracad 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) Paracad 500mg Tablet for stomach pain? Ans. No, Paracad 500mg Tablet does not work for stomach pain.

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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.

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