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PARACETAMOL TABLETS BP 500MG

Active substance(s): PARACETAMOL / PARACETAMOL / PARACETAMOL

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16 Tablets Item Code (to be confirmed)
NEW LABEL-Leaflet Layout

35 mm

11 mm required here
for BN & EXP

35 mm

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).
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:
For oral use. Unless
otherwise directed by your
GSL
doctor.
Adults, the elderly and
children 16 years and over:
1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours
when necessary to a maximum 5 013668 123054 >
of 8 tablets in 24 hours.

Dosage in adults, the elderly and children 16 years and over:
Take one or two tablets every four to six hours as needed. Do not
take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Dosage in children 10 to 15 years: Take one tablet every four to
six hours as needed. Do not take more than 4 tablets in 24 hours.
Do not give the tablets to children aged under 10 years
unless told to by your doctor. Do not give for more than 3 days
at a time unless your doctor tells you to.
When taking this medicine, it is important to remember the following:
• Wait at least 4 hours between doses
• Do not exceed the stated dose and do not take for more than 3 days.
• Do not take other Paracetamol containing products whilst
taking this medicine

35 mm

Paracetamol 500mg Tablets
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).
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.

Children 10-15 years: One tablet
every 4-6 hours when necessary
to a maximum of 4 tablets in 24 hours.
Do not give to children under
10 years unless your doctor
tells you to.
If symptoms persist for more
than 3 days consult your doctor.
Warnings:
Do not take more medicine than
the label tells you to. If you do
not get better, talk to your doctor.
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.

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

• If your symptoms continue or your headache becomes
persistent, see your doctor.
If you take more Paracetamol tablets than you should:
Talk to a doctor at once if you take too much of this medicine,
even if you feel well because of the risk of delayed, serious liver
damage. Take the container and any remaining tabelts with you.
Symptoms of overdose include loss of appetite (anorexia),
nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
If you forget to take Paracetamol tablets:
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
If you stop taking Paracetamol Tablets
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask
your doctor or pharmacist.

GSL

Paracetamol 500 mg Tablets

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this
medicine because it contains important information for you.
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as
your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
- Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
- Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
- If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet.
See section 4.
- You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel
worse after 3 days.

4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although
not everybody gets them.
Serious side effects
If you experience any of these symptoms after taking this
medicine go to the nearest hospital immediately:
• Allergic reactions which may be severe such as skin rashes
and itching sometimes with swelling of the mouth or face or
shortness of breath
• Skin rash or peeling or mouth ulcers
• Difficulty breathing. These are more likely if you have
experienced them before when taking other painkillers such as
ibuprofen and aspirin.

Made by the PL Holder: Aspar Pharmaceuticals Ltd, London, NW9 0EQ PL 08977/0001 PVL000/0
Specially packed for Independent Food Services Ltd., Milton Keynes, MK5 8HJ

Dosage:
For oral use. Unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
Adults, the elderly and children 16 years and
over:
1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours when necessary to a
maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Children 10-15 years:
One tablet every 4-6 hours when necessary to a
maximum of 4 tablets in 24 hours.
Do not give to children under 10 years unless
your doctor tells you to.
If symptoms persist for more than 3 days consult
your doctor.

Warnings:
Do not take more medicine than the label tells you
to. If you do not get better, talk to your doctor.
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.
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.

PLEASE REMOVE THIS CUTTER GUIDE BEFORE PRINTING

What is in this leaflet
1. What Paracetamol is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you take Paracetamol 500mg
Tablets
3. How to take Paracetamol 500mg Tablets
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store Paracetamol 500mg Tablets
6. Contents of the pack and other information

1. WHAT PARACETAMOL IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR

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.

• Unexplained bruising or bleeding, throat and mouth ulcers or
bleeding gums accompanied by tiredness and flu like symptoms
Other side effects
• Blood problems which can lead to an increased risk of infection.
• Hepatitis
Very rare cases of serious skin reactions have been reported.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects talk to your doctor or pharmacist. 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.

2. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU TAKE
PARACETAMOL 500MG TABLETS
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)
Warnings and precautions
• Suffer from liver or kidney problems
• Suffer from alcohol dependency
• Suffer from non-serious arthritis and need to take painkillers
every day
Other medicines and Paracetamol
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently
taken or might take any other medicines:

5. HOW TO STORE PARACETAMOL
Keep medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not store above 25˚C. Store in the original pacakaging to
protect from light and moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on
the packaging. The expiry date refers to the last date of that month.
Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or husehold
waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no
longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

6. CONTENTS OF THE PACK AND OTHER INFORMATION
What Paracetamol Tablets contain
The active substance in these tablets is paracetamol 500mg.

• Blood thinning medicines such as Warfarin
• Metoclopramide and Domperidone (for sickness and digestive
disorders)
• Colestyramine (to help control cholesterol levels)
• Any other paracetamol containing products
Pregnancy, breast-feeding and fertility
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or
are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice
before taking this medicine.

3. HOW TO TAKE PARACETAMOL 500MG TABLETS
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as
your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or
pharmacist if you are not sure.

The inactive ingredients are Potato Starch, Pregelatinised maize
starch, Magnesium stearate, Talc and Colloidal Silica.
What Paracetamol Tablets looks like and contents of the pack
They are white flat circular bevel edged tablets embossed with a
breakline and aP 500 on one side and plain on the reverse.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Aspar Pharmaceuticals Ltd,
Capitol Way, Colindale, London NW9 0EQ.
PL 08977/0001
Available in packs of 8, 12, 16, 24, 32, 48, 50, 96 and 100 tablets
This leaflet was last revised in April 2017

Paracetamol 500 MG Tablets 16’s ’Pull Out’ leaflet LABEL (Seven Panel)

16 Tablets Item Code (to be confirmed)

BRAILLE ONLY

paracetamol
#ejj mg
tablets

35 mm

35 mm

NEW LABEL-Leaflet Layout

Braille text reads as follows:
35 mm

p a r a c e t a m o l
# 5 0 0

m g

t a b l e t s

paracetamol
#ejj mg
tablets

# denotes unique number symbol

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Note: dies comply with
Marburg Medium cell dimensions:
6.0
2.5

12.0

2.5
10.0

(Figures are
in mm)

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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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