Panadol drug classification

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One ingredient in this product is acetaminophen. Taking too much acetaminophen may cause serious possibly fatal liver disease. Adults should not take more than milligrams 4 grams of acetaminophen a day. People with liver problems and children should take less acetaminophen. Ask your doctor or pharmacist how much acetaminophen is safe to take. Do not use with any other drug containing acetaminophen without asking your doctor or pharmacist first. Check the labels on all your medicines to see if they contain acetaminophen, and ask your pharmacist if you are unsure.

Get medical help right away if you take too much acetaminophen overdose , even if you feel well. Daily alcohol use, especially when combined with acetaminophen, may damage your liver. Avoid alcohol. This product is a combination of aspirin, acetaminophen, and caffeine. It is used for the temporary relief of pain from conditions such as muscle aches, toothaches, menstrual cramps, or headaches including migraine. Aspirin and acetaminophen relieve pain by keeping your body from making certain natural substances. Caffeine helps increase the effects of aspirin and acetaminophen.

If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing, call Otherwise, call a poison control center right away. US residents can call their local poison control center at Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Do not share this medication with others. Consult your doctor for more details.

Because this product contains caffeine, taking it close to bedtime may give you trouble falling asleep. Limit the use of caffeine-containing medications, foods, or beverages while taking this product. If you take too much caffeine, you may become nervous or irritable, have trouble sleeping, or have fast heartbeat. If you are taking this product for headaches, it is best to avoid certain foods that may trigger your headaches. Lifestyle changes such as stress reduction programs, exercise, and dietary changes may help prevent headaches.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about lifestyle changes that might benefit you. If you take this medication regularly and miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up. Store at room temperature between degrees F degrees C away from light and moisture.

Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product. If you are taking the over-the-counter product to self-treat, read all directions on the product package before taking this medication. If you have any questions, consult your pharmacist.

If your doctor has prescribed this medication, take it as directed. Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, or follow the product package directions. If you are using the tablet form of this medication, do not lie down for at least 10 minutes after you have taken this drug. If upset stomach occurs, you may take it with food or milk. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than directed.

Do not use this product for pain lasting longer than 10 days or fever lasting more than 3 days. Use the smallest effective dose. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information. If you are taking this drug "as needed" not on a regular schedule , remember that pain medications work best if they are used as the first s of pain occur. If you wait until the pain has worsened, the medication may not work as well. If you are taking this product for headache, seek immediate attention if you also have: trouble speaking, weakness on one side of the body, sudden vision changes.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist if your migraine headache is not relieved, or if it worsens after the first dose. If you are using drugs for migraine attacks on 10 or more days each month, the drugs may actually make your headaches worse medication overuse headache.

Do not use medications more often or for longer than directed. Tell your doctor if you need to use this medication more often, or if the medication is not working as well, or if your headaches get worse. Consult your doctor if your condition persists or worsens for example, if you have new or unusual symptoms, redness or swelling of the painful area, pain or fever that does not go away or gets worse. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. This is not a complete list of possible side effects.

If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. In the US -Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at Before taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to aspirin or other NSAIDs e. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.

Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: asthma, certain blood disorders e. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for information on safe use of this product. Before having surgery or certain medical procedures such as a heart stress test or a procedure to restore a normal heart rhythm if you have an unusually fast heartbeat , tell your doctor or dentist that you use this medication and about all the products you use including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products.

This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol and tobacco, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Avoid alcohol and stop smoking. Children and teenagers less than 18 years old should not use aspirin, aspirin-containing or aspirin-related medications such as this product for flu symptoms or chickenpox without first consulting a doctor. A rare but serious illness known as Reye's syndrome may occur. Tell your doctor right away if you notice changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting.

Before using this medication, women of childbearing age should talk with their doctor s about the benefits and risks. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you plan to become pregnant. It is not recommended for use in pregnancy from 20 weeks until delivery. If your doctor decides that you need to use this medication between 20 and 30 weeks of pregnancy, you should use the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible time. You should not use this medication after 30 weeks of pregnancy. This product passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant.

Panadol drug classification

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