MANDANOL PARACETAMOL 500

Active substance: PARACETAMOL

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PARACETAMOL TABLETS 500mg
Read all of this leaflet carefully because it contains important information
for you. Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again. Ask your doctor or
pharmacist if you need more information or advice.

2. BEFORE YOU TAKE PARACETAMOL TABLETS
Do NOT take Paracetamol Tablets if:
• you are allergic (hypersensitive) to paracetamol or any of the other
ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).

1. WHAT PARACETAMOL TABLETS ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE
USED FOR

DO NOT TAKE WITH ANYTHING ELSE CONTAINING PARACETAMOL WHILE
TAKING THIS MEDICINE.

Paracetamol reduces pain and fever. Paracetamol 500mg Tablets are used in
the treatment of painful and feverish conditions such as headache, migraine,
toothache, colds, influenza, sore throat, period pains, muscular aches and
pains, nerve pain and rheumatic pain.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before you take this medicine if:
• you have severe kidney or liver disease, including alcoholic liver disease
• you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant.

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Taking other medicines:
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before you take this medicine if you are
taking any of the following:
• medicines for nausea or sickness, such as metoclopramide or domperidone
• colestyramine for high cholesterol or high blood fats
• warfarin or other medicines to thin the blood and reduce the risk of clotting
• imatinib, used to treat certain cancers
• any other tablets or medicines including any not prescribed by your doctor.

3. HOW TO TAKE PARACETAMOL TABLETS
The tablets should be swallowed, preferably with a drink of water.

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Adults and children over 12 years of age:
Take 1 or 2 tablets every 4 hours, as required.
Do not take more than 8 tablets in any 24 hour period.
Children 6-12 years of age:
Give 1⁄2 to 1 tablet every 4 hours, as required. Do not give more than 4
tablets in any 24 hour period. Do not give for more than 3 days without
consulting a doctor.
• Not recommended for children under 6 years.
• Do not take more often than every 4 hours.

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• Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to.
• If you do not get better, talk to your doctor.
IF YOU OR ANYONE ELSE TAKES TOO MANY PARACETAMOL TABLETS:
Talk to a doctor at once if you take too much of this medicine even if
you feel well. This is because too much paracetamol can cause
delayed, serious liver damage.
If an overdose has been taken contact your doctor immediately or go to
your local hospital casualty department. Please take this leaflet, any
remaining tablets and the container with you.

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4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Some people may have side-effects when taking this medicine. Side
effects are rare with Paracetamol Tablets and may include signs of an
allergic reaction such as skin rash, swelling of the lips, tongue or throat or
difficulty breathing. If you experience any symptoms of an allergic reaction
see your doctor or go to the nearest hospital immediately.
Other side effects reported are:
Unexpected bruising or bleeding, or an increased number of infections e.g.
sore throats, these may indicate changes in your blood.

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Difficulty breathing or wheezing (more likely in asthmatics who are
sensitive to aspirin or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs - NSAIDs),
Liver problems.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This
includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also
report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the
safety of this medicine.

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5. HOW TO STORE PARACETAMOL TABLETS
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in a cool dry place and protect from light.
Keep in the original container. Keep well closed.
Do not use after the expiry date printed on the pack.

6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Paracetamol Tablets contain:
The active ingredient in each tablet is paracetamol 500mg.
The other ingredients are maize starch, colloidal anhydrous silica,
magnesium stearate, potassium sorbate (E202).

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What Paracetamol Tablets look like and contents of the pack:
The tablets are white, round and flat with ”PARA” and “500” on either side
of a break line on one side and plain on the other.
They are available in packs of 16, 32 or 100 tablets. Packs of 32 are
available only from your pharmacist and packs sizes of 100 tablets are
available only on prescription.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer:
M & A Pharmachem Ltd, Bolton BL5 2AL, UK.
Date of Last Revision: 05/2013

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Paracetamol
Tablets 500mg

16 Tablets

Do not take anything else
containing paracetamol while
taking this medicine. Talk to
a doctor at once if you take
too much of this medicine,
even if you feel well.
Keep out of the sight and reach of
children. Store in a cool dry place.
Keep in the original container. Keep
well closed. Protect from light.

Each tablet contains Paracetamol 500 mg. Please read the leaflet
before use. Tablets for oral use. For the relief of headache, migraine,
toothache, colds, influenza, sore throat, period pains, muscular aches
and pains, nerve pain and rheumatic pains.
Dose: Adults & children over 12 years: Take 1 or 2 tablets every 4
hours. Do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Children 6-12 years: Give 1⁄2 to 1 tablet every 4 hours. Do not give more
than 4 tablets in 24 hours. Do not give for more than 3 days without
consulting a doctor. Not recommended for children under 6 years.
Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to.
If you do not get better talk to your doctor.
MA Holder: M&A Pharmachem Ltd, Bolton, BL5 2AL PL 4077/0001
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Paracetamol
Tablets 500mg

16 Tablets

EXPIRES

Do not take anything else
containing paracetamol while
taking this medicine. Talk to
a doctor at once if you take
too much of this medicine,
even if you feel well.
Keep out of the sight and reach of
children. Store in a cool dry place.
Keep in the original container. Keep
well closed. Protect from light.

Each tablet contains Paracetamol 500 mg. Please read the leaflet
before use. Tablets for oral use. For the relief of headache, migraine,
toothache, colds, influenza, sore throat, period pains, muscular aches
and pains, nerve pain and rheumatic pains.
Dose: Adults & children over 12 years: Take 1 or 2 tablets every 4
hours. Do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Children 6-12 years: Give 1⁄2 to 1 tablet every 4 hours. Do not give more
than 4 tablets in 24 hours. Do not give for more than 3 days without
consulting a doctor. Not recommended for children under 6 years.
Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to.
If you do not get better talk to your doctor.
MA Holder: M&A Pharmachem Ltd, Bolton, BL5 2AL PL 4077/0001
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Paracetamol
Tablets 500mg

16 Tablets

Do not take anything else
containing paracetamol while
taking this medicine. Talk to
a doctor at once if you take
too much of this medicine,
even if you feel well.
Keep out of the sight and reach of
children. Store in a cool dry place.
Keep in the original container. Keep
well closed. Protect from light.

Each tablet contains Paracetamol 500 mg. Please read the leaflet
before use. Tablets for oral use. For the relief of headache, migraine,
toothache, colds, influenza, sore throat, period pains, muscular aches
and pains, nerve pain and rheumatic pains.
Dose: Adults & children over 12 years: Take 1 or 2 tablets every 4
hours. Do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Children 6-12 years: Give 1⁄2 to 1 tablet every 4 hours. Do not give more
than 4 tablets in 24 hours. Do not give for more than 3 days without
consulting a doctor. Not recommended for children under 6 years.
Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to.
If you do not get better talk to your doctor.
MA Holder: M&A Pharmachem Ltd, Bolton, BL5 2AL PL 4077/0001
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All text size is 7pt.
Exceptions being headings 1
to 6 plus PARACETAMOL
heading (first line) on page 2
which are set in 8pt.
Cover text is 7pt
Under Blue panel is 6.5pt

Job No.: 300835
Date: 23rd May 2013
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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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