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Active substance(s): PARACETAMOL
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Lexon (UK) Limited,
Unit 18, Oxleasow Road,
East Moons Moat, Redditch, Worcestershire B98 0RE England.
Aspar Pharmaceuticals Limited,
London NW9 0EQ
Immediate medical advice should
be sought in the event of an
overdose, even if you feel unwell,
because of the risk of delayed,
serious liver damage.
Manufactured by the Product Licence
Holder PL 8977/0011
DO NOT EXCEED
THE STATED DOSE
Tell your doctor if you
experience any unwanted effects
whilst taking these capsules,
including any not mentioned
Each hard gelatin capsule contains:
Paracetamol 500mg as the active
ingredient, and the following
inactive ingredients: potato
starch, sodium lauryl sulphate
and magnesium Stearate (E572).
The capsule shell contains
gelatine, erythrosine (E127),
patent blue V (E131), titanium
dioxide (E171) and quinoline
HOW TO TAKE THIS MEDICINE:
Dose: For oral use; unless
otherwise directed by your
doctor: Adults and children over
12 years; 1-2 capsules every 4
hours to a maximum of 8
capsules in 24 hours. Do not give
to children under 12 years unless
your doctor tells you to.
An analgesic for the relief of mild to moderate pain, including
migraine, headache, toothache and period pain
BEFORE TAKING THIS MEDICINE: POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
Paracetamol may cause the
Do not take with any other
Paracetamol-containing products following side-effects:
Occasionally skin rashes and
Do not take if you are sensitive other allergic reactions such as
to paracetamol or to any of the
itching, shortness of breath and
facial swelling have occurred.
Consult your doctor if you are
Very rarely blood disorders
pregnant or breast-feeding you characterised by increased
are taking medicines such as
susceptibility to infection (colds) or
unexpected bruising have been
cholestyramine or anti-coagulants reported not necessarily caused
including warfarin you have liver by paracetamol.
or kidney problems or you regularly
drink large amounts of alcohol.
KEEP OUT OF THE SIGHT AND
If symptoms persist consult
REACH OF CHILDREN
Do not store above 25˚C.
Store in the original packaging.
Keep in the outer carton to protect from light.
Do not use after the expiry date shown.
Date of text revision November 2006
32 Paracetamol Capsules 500mg
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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