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Hi doctors.. Plz help me am addicted to panadol (acetaminophen) night medication and i want to quit that but i can't i also have a little fobia from sleeplessness?

Hi doctors.. Plz help me am addicted to panadol (acetaminophen) night medication and i want to quit that but i can't i also have a little fobia from sleeplessness?

Melatonin: If you want to try a different sleep aid, i would recommend melatonin (available over the counter - start with 3 mg dose). It does not contain a pain reliever like panadol (contains acetaminophen). I have had many patients have success. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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Can we take Advil (ibuprofen) or panadol or paracetamol when taking OCD medications (faverine ) ? And is it bad to drink coffee?

Can we take Advil (ibuprofen) or panadol or paracetamol when taking OCD medications (faverine ) ? And is it bad to drink coffee?

Not to exceeds 2 cup: Pain medication can be taken as needed please limit amount of caffeine there are people who gets obsessed with caffeine . Drinking more than 2 cups could affect medication in some cases ...Read more

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Does taking medications such as anti depressants, contraceptive pill and panadol (acetaminophen) harm my biliary atresia liver?

Does taking medications such as anti depressants, contraceptive pill and panadol (acetaminophen) harm my biliary atresia liver?

Yes: If you have an impaired liver, then you have to be careful about almost all drugs. Most are processed in the liver, and special consideration and dosing are given to people with liver disease. ...Read more

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Suffering from catarrh for almost a week i took drugs like panadol (acetaminophen) cold & catarrh, but to no avail, please any help?

Allergies?: I assume your discharge is clear. A runny nose for more than a week suggests nasal allergies. Not sure if you had this before, but you may want to try a saline nasal spray and an antihistamine such as Loratadine or Cetirizine or fexofenadine. If your nasal drainage is not clear, you may have a snius infection that needs an antibiotic. ...Read more

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Is it possible to combine my blood pressure drug: exforge, with other pain killers such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) panadol etc..?

Is it possible to combine my blood pressure drug: exforge, with other pain killers such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) panadol etc..?

Yes : This drug is a combination of amlodipine and valsartan. These are safe drugs with Tylenol. Panadol is also acetaminophen. Please do not take both . I would try to avoid NSAIDs such as advil (ibuprofen) as this can contribute to hypertension. Follow the label for correct dosing. The amount of Tylenol you can take is reduced with age and liver disease. ...Read more

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What will happen if i eat expired Panadol?

What will happen if i eat expired Panadol?

NothingWillHappen: Nothing bad will happen.Only it may not be 100% as effective as non expired. ...Read more

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What to take panadol (acetaminophen) rapid for?

What to take panadol (acetaminophen) rapid for?

Pain or Fever: Panadal Rapid is Paracetamol(Acetaminophen) in USA same a Tylenol (acetaminophen) 500mgm tab sold in England and other countries used for pain and to reduce fever ...Read more

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How much panadol (acetaminophen) does it take to overdose?

How much panadol (acetaminophen) does it take to overdose?

Dose highly variable: Panadol(paracetamol) in uk and tylenol(acetaminophen)in north america
the toxic dose is variable in individuals.A single dose of 10 grms has a pretty good chance of causing toxicity.Intermittent doses more than 2grms a day if taken along with alcohol and/or other drugs toxic to liver can also cause toxicity.A single dose less than 10 grms with alcohol overdose can be toxic to liver. ...Read more

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Can i give my 1month old baby panadol (acetaminophen) syrup?

Can i give my 1month old baby panadol (acetaminophen) syrup?

Why ?: This is tolerated well by a 1 month old to treat discomfort at a dose of 10 mg/2.2 lb/dose up to every 6 hours. If the child has a fever (f > 100.4), you need to call the kids doc and be seen today. ...Read more

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Can I take panadol (acetaminophen) together with movalis 7.5?

Yes: They may be taken together. Movalis is a Nonsteriodal Antiinflammatory and may be taken with acetominophen. ...Read more

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What is equivalent to panadol (acetaminophen) night in Canada ?

What is equivalent to panadol (acetaminophen) night in Canada ?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM: is the exact equivalent of Panadol (acetaminophen) Night. Hope this helps. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take some panadol (acetaminophen) before going to bed?

Is it ok to take some panadol (acetaminophen) before going to bed?

Panadol (acetaminophen): Sure you can take one. The main issue is what are you taking it for ? Pain, headache, backache etc... Do not take for no reason. ...Read more

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If i ate 2 panadols (acetaminophen) accidentally. What will happen?

Nothing: No side effects expected. The real question is how did it happen, and how to prevent it from happening again. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of taking 6-10 panadols (acetaminophen) every day?

Failure : of your liver and kidneys leading to serious illness and even death. Panadol should be taken only as directed. If you find that you still have pain, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I it safe to take another panadol (acetaminophen) a half hour after the first?

I it safe to take another panadol (acetaminophen) a half hour after the first?

Probably: Panadol is a form of Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen)). If you took 1 regular 325mg tylenol (acetaminophen) and repeated it 30 minutes later, there should be no problem. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take a second panadol (acetaminophen) within half an hour of the first?

Yes: Panadol (acetaminophen) is a powerful pain killer that has effects on your liver. You should not take more than every 4 hours. This number would less based on your age and function of your liver. Please see your general practitioner about the suitability based on your health. ...Read more

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What happens if you take two different panadol (acetaminophen) tablets at the same time?

What happens if you take two different panadol (acetaminophen) tablets at the same time?

Panadol (acetaminophen): It depends on the milligram dose. If each tablet has a high milligram dose - then you il have taken too much. If its the regular panadol (acetaminophen) 500mg - then nothing will happen, if its the enhanced type , then as log you do not exceed 2-2.5gm per day you are fine. ...Read more

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What quantity of panadol (acetaminophen) would it take to do damage/make someone pass out?

What quantity of panadol (acetaminophen) would it take to do damage/make someone pass out?

Wrong question 2 ask: But since you're asking, the answer is that it's time for you to seek medical attention for suicidal ideation. Of course, this being the Internet, I have no idea of intention behind your question/post. Perhaps you're asking out of concern for someone else. In which case, you can easily find answer by searching online w/o asking physician. But as a physician, I have to assume worst. Go to ER 4 help ...Read more

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What would happen if you were to eat a panadol (acetaminophen) tablet without having any sort of sickness?

Panadol (acetaminophen): If its just one tablet that you took accidentally - probably nothing will happen. ...Read more

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What to do if I am going to overdose on panadol (acetaminophen) tomorrow, say I don't succeed, what might happen to me?

Don't do it!: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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When should we use solpadeine of gsk instead of panadol (acetaminophen) advance ? Is it the same strength of panadol (acetaminophen) extra ?

It depends,,,: From what i gather, these are similar to tylenol (acetaminophen) in usa, only they have some other things added depending on which derivative you use. For example, the solpedeine migraine has Ibuprofen and Codeine along with the paracetamol/tylenol (acetaminophen) in it and panadol. This gives more pain relief and Ibuprofen can control inflammation also. So these differences can give different effects, etc.. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Ive been taking panadol (acetaminophen) night everynight for the past 6 years now, is this very unhealthy? i never took more than 1 or two pills per night.

Ive been taking panadol (acetaminophen) night everynight for the past 6 years now, is this very unhealthy? i never took more than 1 or two pills per night.

Don't worry, but: Do think about a better solution to whatever this chronic pain is. Definitely avoid higher doses - there are long term damage to liver and other possible problems. Yu don't describe the issue but I hope it can be corrected, not just tolerated. Check it out! Be careful. Be well! ...Read more

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How good are panadol (acetaminophen) on headaches?

Depends: Generally, panadol (acetaminophen) or the generic Acetaminophen is highly effective at relieving most headaches especially the common tension headache and those associated with allergy or sinus issues. Some headaches are more vascular or from other causes and these need treatment to of the underlying cause. If you are having frequent headaches talk to your md and/or dentist as it can indicate other serious issues. ...Read more

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What is panadol (acetaminophen) night side effect?

What is panadol (acetaminophen) night side effect?

Drowsiness: There are many side effects of not just panadol, (acetaminophen) but any medications. Drowsiness is a side effect thus you should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery when on this medication. ...Read more

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How to know if allergic to panadol (acetaminophen)?

Like any other drug: Just like all medications there can be allergies which can be manifested as:
rash

hives

itching

swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs

hoarseness

difficulty breathing or swallowing. ...Read more

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Can I take a panadol (acetaminophen) for no reason?

No: All medications have potential side effects. Medications should only be taken if there is an indication. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of panadol (acetaminophen)?

See below: Allergy is always a possibility. Stomach irritation, kidney damage, liver damage. In general it is fairly safe to use within the recommended doses. ...Read more

Dr. Boris Ripa
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