Paramol tablets easy to swallow (32)

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These Paramol tablets are easy to swallow. They belong to a group of medicines called analgesics (painkillers) and are used to treat pain.

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Product Description

Paramol  tablets belong to a group of medicines called analgesics (painkillers) and are used to treat pain including:

  • Headache
  • Toothache
  • Period Pain
  • Cold or Flu symptoms
  • Fever
  • Sore Throat
  • Muscle Pain

Dosage

Adults:

One or two tablets every four to six hours.

Do not exceed 8 tablets in any 24 hour period.

Do not take for more than 3 days continuously without medical review.

Paediatric Population

Adolescents 16 years old and over:

One or two tablets every four to six hours.

Do not exceed 8 tablets in any 24 hour period.

Do not take for more than 3 days continuously without medical review.

Adolescents 12–15 years old:

One tablet every four to six hours.

Do not exceed 4 tablets in any 24 hour period.

Do not take for more than 3 days continuously without medical review.

Children under 12 years:

The product should not be used in children below the age of 12 years because of the risk of opioid toxicity due to the variable and unpredictable metabolism of codeine to morphine (see section 4.4).

 

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects,
although not everybody gets them.
Stop taking the medicine and seek immediate medical
help if you develop any of the following
– signs of a serious allergic reaction, such as difficulties in
breathing, faster heart beat, severe forms of skin reactions
such as itchiness, skin rash with redness, peeling, flaking or
blistering, swelling of the face.
Tell your doctor if you experience the following side effects:
– blood disorder resulting in unexplained or unusual bruising
or bleeding, fever, sore throat, mouth ulcers.
– depression, hallucination, confused, changes in mood,
restlessness or nightmares
– dizziness, spinning sensation, drowsiness, convulsions,
uncontrollable twitching or jerking movements, headaches
– blurred vision, double vision, reduction in pupil size
– slow heartbeat, shortness of breath, cough suppression
– stomach pain, feeling sick, constipation, vomiting, dry
mouth, loss of bladder control, diarrhoea
– muscle stiffness
– pain or difficulty in passing urine
– loss of libido, reduction in body temperature, excess
sweating, tiredness, feeling unwell.
How do I know if I’m addicted?
If you take the medicine according to the instructions on the
pack it is unlikely that you will become addicted to the
medicine. However, if the following apply to you it is
important that you talk to your doctor:
• You need to take the medicine for longer periods of time.
• You need to take more than the recommended dose.
• When you stop taking the medicine you feel very unwell
but you feel better if you start taking the medicine again.
Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to
your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.

Patient information leaflet