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Overview

Uses of Amidol Syrup

How to use Amidol Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Amidol Syrup is to be taken with food.

How Amidol Syrup works

Amidol Syrup is an analgesic (pain reliever) and anti-pyretic (fever reducer). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and fever.

Amidol Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Amidol Syrup. Taking Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Amidol Syrup is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Amidol Syrup is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Amidol Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Amidol Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amidol Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Amidol Syrup contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Amidol Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amidol Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Amidol Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Amidol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. What if my child vomits after taking Amidol?

If your child vomits in less than 30 minutes after having a dose of Amidol tablets or syrup, give him/her the same dose again. If your child vomits more than 30 minutes after a dose of tablets or syrup, you do not need to give him/her another dose, until the next normal dose.

Q. When will my child feel better after taking Amidol?

Usually your child will feel better after about half an hour of taking Amidol.

Q. How often can I give Amidol to my child?

You should only give four doses of Amidol in 24 hours. There should be a gap of at least 4 hours between two doses. Do not give Amidol for more than 3 days to your child without first talking to your doctor.

Q. Can I give Amidol syrup to my child for cold?

Amidol along with relieving fever also helps in controlling problems associated with cold such as headache and earache associated with cold. However, it does help relieve stuffy nose and cough for which doctor’s advice is required.

Q. Does Amidol make babies sleepy?

No, Amidol does not make babies sleepy, contrary to the common belief.

Q. Is Amidol safe for children?

If used as directed by the physician, Amidol is safe for children.

Q. Is Amidol an antibiotic?

No, Amidol is not an antibiotic. It works as a painkiller and as a medicine which brings down high fever.

Q. Can I give my child Amidol and ibuprofen together?

Ibuprofen and Amidol are safe painkillers which can be given to children, though both should not be used together. Instead, if you have given your child Amidol and still he/she is feverish or in pain you could try ibuprofen instead, when the next dose is due.

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