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Paracetamol

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Antipyretic Panadol® Adult, Children

Paracetamol - Dosage and How to Use

How should Paracetamol be used?

As there are different strengths and dosage forms for Paracetamol, please make sure to take it as recommended on the label. Do not take two products containing paracetamol at the same time.

Do check with your healthcare professional if you are unsure of how to take the medicine.

Do not exceed the Paracetamol dosage recommended on the label as taking too much Paracetamol may cause serious liver problem.

Paracetamol can be taken with or without food

What should I do if I miss a dose?

Paracetamol may be taken when needed to relieve fever or pain, it is not always necessary to take it regularly. Please check with your healthcare professional if you are unsure.

What should I do if I overdose?

  • Tags: Paracetamol
  • Updated on Saturday, February 29, 2020
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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