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Is Bioflu Same As Flugard Paracetamol
Poison control/911: Paracetamol = acetaminophen =Tylenol: Exceeding the dosage can be harmful. It depends on quantity and intent. If the intent was too hurt yourself, call 911, This needs emergency treatment. If that is not your intent & you have taken the normal dose more often than suggested call your state's poison control hotline (To find your state's poison control center see http://www. Aapcc. Org/ ...Read more
Yes: Yes, paracetamol can be take with or without food is ok. ...Read more
You are maxed out: This is the highest daily recommended dosage, assuming you are in good health and has a good liver. Make sure you eat a well balanced diet, minimize/avoid alcohol and other substances which can affect the liver. Consider consulting doc about your use of this med long term, as there maybe alternatives for you. Good luck. ...Read more
Liver damage possibl: Max dosage of paracetamol/acetominophen is 3000mg per day. You have taken 5500. First: why have you taken so much? Second: liver damage can occur at greater than 3g per day, but old max dose was 4g per day. Seek counsel from your family doctor, drink lots of water to flush system and stop taking so many meds. Good luck. ...Read more
?? strength of med??: The usual dosage is 10-15 mg/kg up to every 4 hours. For a 20kg kid that would be 200-300mg. The concentration of various products varies & you must vary the amount by its concentration. ...Read more
yes: Paracetamol is a Motrin like drug. It helps with aches and fever.Theres nothing magical about Motrin, vitamin c, tea or even soups (they are warm liquids that serve as an effective expectorant)the cold otherwise will take its course. The cold meds and Motrin will only palliate the symptoms and don't shorten the course. Rest, eat when you can, stay hydrated. ...Read more
Pain: Darvocette was the combination of d-propoxyphene and paracetamol (or acetominophen/ tylenol (acetaminophen)). While a synthetic opioid closely related to methadone, it was nowhere near as potent or effective as methadone, and many critics felt that it was the tylenol (acetaminophen) that actually worked in it. After reports of cardiac toxicity (arrhythmias) it was removed from the US market years ago. Still available elsewhere. ...Read more
Paracetamol is one of the safest painkillers, and rarely causes side effects. It is safe to use paracetamol at the same time as taking antibiotics. Taking the two medicines at the same time should not cause any problems.
However, you must make sure that you carefully follow the dosage instructions provided by the manufacturer for both your antibiotics and the paracetamol.
Can he swallow pills: If so he could take 1 tablet, 500 mg. If not 25 ml of the liquid ...Read more
Watch abdominal pain: Colpermin (peppermint) advertised for managing irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) paracetamol (acetaminophen (tylenol)) for pain/fever relief. These can be taken together, do not crush colpermin swallow whole (to avoid mouth pain/sores). Limit paracetamol to max 6 tablets /day (each tab 500 mg). Limit alcohol intake while on these combination to reduce risk of liver damage. Report abdomen pain, nausea. ...Read more
Liver failure: Initially the symptoms of overdose are nonspecific (nausea, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, etc) but paracetamol (also called acetaminophen) overdose can lead to the most worrisome effect - acute liver failure. An antidote is available but must be administered in a timely fashion. If untreated, liver failure due to paracetamol overdose can ultimately lead to death. ...Read more