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PARACETAMOL TABLET BP 500MG

Active substance(s): PARACETAMOL

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PVL000/0

Read attached leaflet for
full instructions before use.
Ingredients:
Each Tablet contains active:
Paracetamol 500mg.
Also contains inactive: potato starch,
pregelatinised maize starch, talc, colloidal
silica and magnesium stearate (E572).
For oral use.
Usage:
For the treatment of mild to moderate
pain, including headache, migraine,
neuralgia (nerve pain), toothache, sore
throat, period pain, aches and pains
including muscle pains and backache, the

symptomatic relief of rheumatic
aches and pains and symptomatic
relief of flu and feverishness.
How to take:
Check the bottle seal is not
broken before first use. If it is do
not take the tablets.
Dosage:
Unless otherwise directed by your
doctor.
Adults, and children over
12 years:
1-2 tablets every 4 hours to a
maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours.

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When taking this medicine, it is important to remember the
following:
• Wait at least 4 hours between doses
• Do not exceed the stated dose
• Do not drink alcohol or take other Paracetamol containing
products whilst taking this medicine
• If your symptoms continue or your headache becomes
persistent, see your doctor.
If you take more Paracetamol tablets than you should:
Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an
overdose, even if you feel well, because of the risk of delayed,
serious liver damage.

Ingredients:
Each Tablet contains active: Paracetamol 500mg.
Also contains inactive: potato starch, pregelatinised maize starch,
talc, colloidal silica and magnesium stearate (E572).
For oral use.
Usage:
For the treatment of mild to moderate pain, including headache,
migraine, neuralgia (nerve pain), toothache, sore throat, period pain,
aches and pains including muscle pains and backache, the
symptomatic relief of rheumatic aches and pains and symptomatic
relief of flu and feverishness.
How to take:
Check the bottle seal is not broken before first use.

Paracetamol Tablets 500 mg
Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine. It does
not contain all the information about your medicine that you
may need to know, so please ask your doctor or pharmacist if
you have any questions.
This leaflet only applies to Paracetamol Tablets 500 mg.

1. WHAT THESE TABLETS DO

These tablets contain paracetamol and are used to treat mild to
moderate pain including headache, migraine, neuralgia, toothache,
sore throat, period pain, flu, fever, aches and pains including
muscles pains, back ache and rheumatic aches and pains.

Serious side effects
• Skin rashes and itching
• Difficulty breathing
• Swollen face
• Unusual bruising or bleeding, throat and mouth ulcers or bleeding
gums accompanied by tiredness and flu like symptoms
Other side effects
• Blood problems including anaemia
• Pain in the lower back and groin
• Changes in your urine
• Pancreatitis
• Hepatitis

4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

Paracetamol can cause side effects but not everybody gets
them.
If you experience any of the symptoms below after taking this
medicine go to the nearest hospital IMMEDIATELY.

If it is do not take the tablets.
Dosage:
Unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
Adults, and children over 12 years:
1-2 tablets every 4 hours to a maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Children 6-12 years: half to one tablet every 4 hours to a maximum
of 4 tablets in 24 hours.
Do not give to children under 6 years unless your doctor tells
you to.
If symptoms persist for more than 3 days consult your doctor.
Warnings:
Do not exceed the stated dose
Do not take with any other
Paracetamol-containing products.

2. CHECK BEFORE YOU TAKE

Patient Information Leaflet for

Storage:
KEEP MEDICINES OUT OF THE SIGHT
AND 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.
Made by the PL Holder:
Aspar Pharmaceuticals Ltd, London,
NW9 0EQ
PL 08977/0001
Specially packed for
Independent Food Services Ltd.,
Milton Keynes,
GSL
MK5 8HJ

If you forget to take Paracetamol tablets:
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product,
ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Paracetamol Tablets 500mg GSL

Read attached leaflet for full instructions before use.

Children 6-12 years: half to one tablet
every 4 hours to a maximum of 4 tablets in
24 hours.
Do not give to children under 6 years
unless your doctor tells you to.
If symptoms persist for more than 3 days
consult your doctor.
Warnings:
Do not exceed the stated dose
Do not take with any other
Paracetamol-containing products.
Immediate medical advice should be
sought in the event of an overdose,
even if you feel well.
Do not take if you are sensitive to
paracetamol or to any of the other ingredients.

PVL000/0

Immediate medical advice should be sought in the
event of an overdose, even if you feel well.
Do not take if you are sensitive to paracetamol or to any of the other
ingredients.
Storage:
KEEP MEDICINES OUT OF THE SIGHT AND 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.
Made by the PL Holder:
Aspar Pharmaceuticals Ltd, London, NW9 0EQ
PL 08977/0001
Specially packed for

Independent Food Services Ltd., Milton Keynes, MK5 8HJ

Do not take these tablets if you:
• Are allergic to Paracetamol or any of the other ingredients
listed in section 6 (see section 4 – possible side effects)
• If you are taking other medicines containing paracetamol
Take special care and tell your doctor if you:
• Suffer from liver or kidney problems
• Have heart disease
• Suffer from G6PD deficiency
• Suffer from alcohol dependency
• Suffer from mild arthritis and need to take painkillers every day
• Are pregnant or breast feeding

Very rare cases of serious skin reactions have been reported.
If you experience any of these or any other side effects and
they become serious, contact your doctor or pharmacist. Also
you can help to make sure that medicines remain as safe as
possible by reporting any unwanted side effects via the
internet at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or fill in a paper form
available from your local pharmacy.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are already taking
any of the following medicines
• Blood thinning medicines such as Warfarin
• Metoclopramide and Domperidone (for sickness and
digestive disorders)
• Colestyramine (to help control cholesterol levels)
• Any drugs that affect the liver
• Any other anti-inflammatory drugs e.g. aspirin

3. HOW TO TAKE THE TABLETS
Dosage in adults and children over 12 years:
Take 2 tablets every 4 hours as needed. Do not take more than
8 tablets in any 24 hours. Swallow the tablets with a glass of water.
Dosage in children aged 6 to 12 years:
Take half to 1 tablet every 4 hours as needed but do not give
more than 4 doses in 24 hours.
Do not give the tablets to children aged under 6 years unless told
to by your doctor. Do not give for more than 3 days at a time
unless your doctor tells you to.

5. STORING YOUR MEDICINE

6. MORE ABOUT YOUR MEDICINE

Keep your medicine in a safe place where children cannot see
or reach it.
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in the original packaging to protect from light and
moisture. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date printed
on the packaging.

The active ingredient in these tablets is paracetamol 500 mg.
The inactive ingredients are Potato starch, Pregelatinised
maize starch, Magnesium Stearate, Talc and Colloidal Silica.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer:
29 - 30 Capitol Way, Colindale,
London, NW9 0EQ.
PL 08977/0001
Available in packs of 8, 12, 16, 24, 32, 48, 50, 96, 100 Tablets.
Text Revised: June 2014

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p a r a c e t a m o l
t a b l e t s
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tablets
#ejj mg

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