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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.

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

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.
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2. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW 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).
DO NOT TAKE WITH ANYTHING ELSE CONTAINING PARACETAMOL WHILE
TAKING THIS MEDICINE.
Warnings and precautions
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
• some antibiotics (chloramphenicol)
• any other tablets or medicines including any not prescribed by your doctor.

Adults, the elderly and children 16 years and over:
Take one or two tablets up to 4 times a day.

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

Children 10 to 15 years of age: take one tablet up to 4 times a day

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.

Not recommended for children under 10 years of age
The dose should not be repeated more frequently than every 4 hours
and not more than 4 doses should be taken in any 24 hour period.

3. HOW TO TAKE PARACETAMOL TABLETS

The tablets should be swallowed, preferably with a drink of water.
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4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not
everybody gets them. The following side effects may happen with this
medicine:
Stop taking paracetamol and see a doctor or go to a hospital straight away if:
• You get swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips or throat which may
cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing. You could also notice an itchy,
lumpy rash (hives) or nettle rash (urticaria).
This may mean you are having an allergic reaction to paracetamol
• You get serious skin reactions.Very rare cases have been reported.

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Tell your doctor or pharmacist if any of the following side effects gets
serious or lasts longer than a few days:
• You get infections or bruise more easily than usual. This could be
because of a blood problem (such as agranulocytosis, neutropenia or
thrombocytopenia).
This side effect has only happened in a few people taking paracetamol.
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
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By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the
safety of this medicine.

5. HOW TO STORE PARACETAMOL TABLETS

Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Store below 25˚C. in a 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. CONTENTS OF THE PACK AND OTHER INFORMATION
What Paracetamol Tablets contain:
The active ingredient in each tablet is paracetamol 500mg.
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The other ingredients are maize starch, colloidal anhydrous silica,
magnesium stearate, potassium sorbate (E202).
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.
PP2493
Date of Last Revision: 10/2016
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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.
Adults, the elderly and children 16 years and over:
Take one or two tablets up to 4 times a day.
Children 10 to 15 years of age: take one tablet up to 4 times a day
Not recommended for children under 10 years of age
The dose should not be repeated more frequently than every 4 hours
and not more than 4 doses should be taken in any 24 hour period.
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.
Adults, the elderly and children 16 years and over:
Take one or two tablets up to 4 times a day.
Children 10 to 15 years of age: take one tablet up to 4 times a day
Not recommended for children under 10 years of age
The dose should not be repeated more frequently than every 4 hours
and not more than 4 doses should be taken in any 24 hour period.
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

Each tablet contains Paracetamol 500 mg. Please read the leaflet
before use. Tablets for oral use. For the relief of headache, migraine,
Tablets 500mg
16 Tablets toothache, colds, influenza, sore throat, period pains, muscular aches
and pains, nerve pain and rheumatic pains.
Do not take anything else
containing paracetamol while Adults, the elderly and children 16 years and over:
taking this medicine. Talk to Take one or two tablets up to 4 times a day.
Children 10 to 15 years of age: take one tablet up to 4 times a day
a doctor at once if you take
Not recommended for children under 10 years of age
too much of this medicine,
The dose should not be repeated more frequently than every 4 hours
even if you feel well.
Keep out of the sight and reach of and not more than 4 doses should be taken in any 24 hour period.
children. Store in a cool dry place. Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to.
Keep in the original container. Keep If you do not get better talk to your doctor.
MA Holder: M&A Pharmachem Ltd, Bolton, BL5 2AL PL 4077/0001
well closed. Protect from light.
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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

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Base Label:

35 x 110mm

Leaflet Page 1:

35 x 82mm

Right Hand Opening



Overall Leaflet Size:

35 x 399

Page Widths: 82 80 79 79 79

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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