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Calpol 650mg Tablet_92391
Calpol 650mg Tablet_92391
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Calpol 650mg Tablet

Salt Composition : Paracetamol

Manufacturer : GLAXO SMITHKLINE PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 33.6
Price :29
You Save :5 (14%)

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Introduction to Calpol 650mg Tablet

Calpol 650mg Tablet contains the active constituent Paracetamol. It belongs to the class of medications called analgesics and antipyretics. It is used to relieve mild to moderate pain and to reduce fever, including cold and flu symptoms. Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to Paracetamol or any other ingredients, and if you have an allergic reaction, include a rash and breathing problems. This tablet is not recommended for children under 10 years of age. 

Inform your physician if you have liver disease and kidney problems. Notify your physician if you suffer from alcohol abuse. While taking Calpol 650mg Tablet, do not take any other medicines which contains paracetamol. Do not drink alcohol while taking these tablets. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Notify your physician immediately if you get swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips, or throat after taking this tablet.


Uses of Calpol 650mg Tablet

  • Mild to moderate pain
  • To reduce fever

Therapeutic Effects of Calpol 650mg Tablet

Calpol 650mg Tablet reduces fever by inhibiting the formulation and release of hormone-like substances (prostaglandins) in the CNS and by inhibiting substances like endogenous pyrogens at the hypothalamic thermoregulator center. The analgesic activity of paracetamol is by inhibiting cyclooxygenase enzymes, particularly COX-3, in the CNS.


Interaction of Calpol 650mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your healthcare provider about all your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional, and supplements and herbal products. Certain medications interact with Calpol 650mg Tablet and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.


More Information about Calpol 650mg Tablet

  • Do not store above 30°C
  • Do not refrigerate or freeze.
  • Protect the medicine from light and excessive moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets
  • If you missed the dosing schedule, inform your healthcare professional immediately and reschedule.

How to consume Calpol 650mg Tablet

Always take Calpol 650mg Tablet as instructed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the treatment based on the disease condition and other factors. Do not overdose on the medicine. 


Safety Advices for Calpol 650mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Inform your physician if you are pregnant, planning for pregnancy during the treatment. If necessary, Calpol 650mg Tablet can be used in low doses during pregnancy

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Breast Feeding

  

Calpol 650mg Tablet can be used in low doses during breastfeeding. Inform your physician if you are nursing a child. 

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Lungs

  

Calpol 650mg Tablet can be used in patients with lung disorders. Inform your doctor if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.

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Liver

  

Calpol 650mg Tablet is contraindicated in patients with severe liver disease. Inform your physician if you have any liver diseases before initiating the treatment.

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Alcohol

  

It is unsafe to consume alcohol during the treatment with Calpol 650mg Tablet

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Driving

  

Calpol 650mg Tablet does not affect your ability to drive and operate heavy machinery. Inform your physician if you face any symptoms that alter your concentration.


Side Effects of Calpol 650mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Common

  • Itchy skin
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Agitation

Serious 

  • Liver injury
  • Pneumonitis
  • Skin reactions

Word of Advice

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed. Do not take this medicine for more than 10 days in a row, unless directed by your doctor. Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose. 


FAQs

Q 1. What conditions can Calpol 650mg Tablet be used for?

Calpol 650mg Tablet can be used to relieve pain associated with headaches, toothaches, menstrual cramps, muscle aches, backaches, and minor aches and pains caused by common colds and flu. It is also used to reduce fever.

Q 2. Can I take Calpol 650mg Tablet if I'm allergic to aspirin?

Calpol 650mg Tablet can be safely used in individuals who are allergic to aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), but it is not the exact alternative for the medicine. Talk with your healthcare provider before consuming this medicine

Q 3. Can I drink alcohol while taking Calpol 650mg Tablet?

Drinking alcohol while taking Calpol 650mg Tablet can increase the risk of liver damage. It is advisable to avoid or limit alcohol consumption while using this medicine.

Q 4. Can Calpol 650mg Tablet be given to children?

Calpol 650mg Tablet is not recommended in children less than 10 years of age. Other formulations with pediatic dosing should be followed properly. Consult your doctor before administering your child with this medicine

Q 5. Which organ is particularly toxic to Calpol 650mg Tablet?

Calpol 650mg Tablet is a widely used nonprescription analgesic and antipyretic medication for mild-to-moderate pain and fever. Harmless at low doses, but it has direct hepatotoxic potential when taken as an overdose and can cause acute liver injury

Q 6. What is the recommended daily dosage of Calpol 650?

The recommended dosage for Calpol 650 for adults is one or two 650mg tablets at a time, up to 4 times within 24 hours, with a maximum of 8 tablets in 24 hours. It is essential not to combine Calpol 650 with other medications containing paracetamol, as this can pose a risk of overdose.


Fact Box of Calpol 650mg Tablet

Molecule name: Paracetamol

Therapeutic class: Antipyretic, Analgesics

Pharmacological class: Antipyretic, Analgesics

Indications: 

1. Mild to moderate pain 

2. To reduce fever 


References

  1. Paracetamol 500mg Tablets - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc). www.medicines.org.uk. Published September 2022. Accessed May 18, 2023. https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/5164/smpc
  2. KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Antipyretics-Analgesics, 7th edition, 2013, 206-207.
  3. Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basics of Therapeutics, Anti-inflammatory, Antipyretic, and Analgesic Agents; Pharmacotherapy of Gout, 12th edition, 2011, 982-984.

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