PARACETAMOL 500MG SOLUBLE TABLETS

Active substance: PARACETAMOL

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Milpharm
Patient Information leaflet
KEEP THIS LEAFLET AND READ IT BEFORE YOU TAKE YOUR MEDICINE

Paracetamol 500mg Soluble Tablets
Read this entire leaflet carefully because it contains
important information for you.
This medicine is available without
prescription, for you to treat a mild
illness without a doctor’s help.
Nevertheless, you still need to use
Paracetamol 500mg Soluble Tablets
carefully to get the best results from it.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need
to read this again.
• Ask your pharmacist if you
need more information or
advice
• You must see a doctor if your
symptoms worsen or do not
improve after 3 days
THE LEAFLET CONTAINS
INFORMATION ON:








What are Paracetamol 500mg
Soluble Tablets and what are
they used for?
Information to read before
taking Paracetamol 500mg
Soluble Tablets ?
How to take your tablets?
Can your tablets have any side
effects?
Storing your tablets

The name of your medicine is
Paracetamol 500mg Soluble Tablets.
These are white, biplane tablets with

facets on both sides. Each tablet
contains Paracetamol 500mg. Other
ingredients are citric acid anhydrous,
sodium sulphate anhydrous, lactose
monohydrate, sodium hydrogen
carbonate,
povidone
K25,
simethicone, saccharin sodium,
lemon flavour H & R 213 841
(containing citral, citric acid, ethyl
alcohol, lemon oil, lime oil, alphatocopherol, triacetin, maltodextrin,
gum arabic and sucrose) and
macrogol 6000
The marketing authorisation holder :
Milpharm Limited, Marlborough
House, 298, Regents Park Road,
Finchley, London N3 2UA, United
Kingdom
The tablets are manufactured by:
Milpharm Limited, Marlborough
House, 298, Regents Park Road,
Finchley, London N3 2UA, United
Kingdom
WHAT ARE PARACETAMOL
500MG SOLUBLE TABLETS
AND WHAT ARE THEY USED
FOR?
What are Paracetamol 500mg
Soluble Tablets?

These tablets contain paracetamol
which is an analgesic (pain-killer) and
antipyretic (brings down the body
temperature in case of fever)
Paracetamol 500mg Soluble Tablets
are available in the tube pack of 32
tablets (2x16 tablets).
What are they used for?
Paracetamol Soluble Tablets are used
for headache, migraine, tension
headaches, toothache, neuralgia,
rheumatic and muscle pain, period
pain, sore throat and for relieving the
fever, aches and pains of cold and flu.

WARNING:
1
PLEASE DO NOT TAKE WITH
ANY OTHER PARACETAMOLCONTAINING PRODUCTS.
2
IF SYMPTOMS PERSIST,
CONSULT YOU DOCTOR

INFORMATION TO READ
BEFORE USING PARACETAMOL
500MG SOLUBLE TABLETS

Pregnancy:
Please consult your doctor for advice
before taking these tablets.

Do not take Paracetamol 500mg
Soluble Tablets:
• If you are allergic or sensitive to
paracetamol
• If you are allergic or sensitive to
any other ingredient of this
product
• If you are a child below 12
years of age.

Breast-feeding
You can take Paracetamol 500mg
Soluble Tablets whilst breast-feeding

Immediate medical advice should
be sought in the event of an
overdose even if you feel well.
If you have been told by your doctor
that you have an intolerance to
some sugars, contact your doctor
before taking this medicinal product.

Effect on the ability to drive and
use machines:
Your tablets are unlikely to have any
effect on your ability to drive and use
machines

Take
special
care
with
Paracetamol 500mg Soluble
Tablets:
• If you suffer from severe liver
disease
• If you suffer from severe kidney
disease

Important information about
some of the ingredients of
Paracetamol 500mg Soluble
Tablets:
Each tablet contains 392mg of
sodium. THESE TABLETS MAY BE
HARMFUL FOR PEOPLE ON LOW
SODIUM DIET

Please consult your doctor if any of
the above statements are applicable
to you.

Taking Paracetamol 500mg
Soluble Tablets with other
medication

Please see your doctor before taking
your tablets if you are taking:
• Metoclopramide
or
domperidone – used for
nausea and vomiting
• Cholestyramine –used for high
blood cholesterol
• Anti-coagulants
(bloodthinning drugs) like warfarin
and you need to take
Paracetamol 500mg Soluble
tablets regularly. However,
occasional doses can be taken

Side effects are usually mild and may
include skin rashes and other allergic
reactions occasionally. Very rarely
there have been reports of blood
disorders but these were not
necessarily caused by paracetamol.
These effects should go away once
you stop taking your tablets.
In case you are concerned about
these effects or you notice any side
effects not mentioned in this leaflet,
please consult your doctor or
pharmacist.

HOW TO TAKE YOUR TABLETS?

STORING YOUR TABLETS.

Please dissolve your tablet(s) in a
glass of water before taking. The
recommended doses are as follows:
Adults (including elderly) and
children over 12 years
1-2 tablets every four to six hours as
required. Do not take more than 8
tablets in 24 hours



DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED
DOSE
Consult your doctor if symptoms
persist
If you take too many tablets
Immediate medical advise should be
sought in the event of an overdose
even if you feel well, because of the
risk of delayed, serious liver damage.
CAN YOUR TABLETS HAVE ANY
SIDE EFFECTS?
Like all other medicines, Paracetamol
500mg Soluble Tablets can have side
effects.








Keep all medicines away
from the reach and sight of
children
Do not store above 25ºC. Store
in original container. Keep the
container tightly closed.
On the label you will find a date
after which the medicine is no
longer fit for use. Do not use
this medicine after this date
Store away from heat and
direct sunlight
Do not store in bathroom, near
the kitchen sink, or in damp
places. Heat or moisture may
cause the medicine to break
down

Date of preparation: April 2006
PL 16363/0194

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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