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Calpol 650 + Tablet

SALT COMPOSITION
Salt Synonyms
Acetaminophen
Storage
Store below 30°C
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Product introduction

Calpol 650 + Tablet helps relieve pain and fever by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers responsible for fever and pain. It is used to treat headaches, migraine, toothaches, sore throats, period (menstrual) pains, arthritis, muscle aches, and the common cold.

Calpol 650 + Tablet may be prescribed alone or in combination with another medicine. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. It is usually best taken with food otherwise it may upset your stomach. Do not take more or use it for longer than recommended.

Side effects are rare if this medicine is used correctly but it may cause stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting in some people. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects bother you or do not go away.

Calpol 650 + Tablet is widely prescribed and considered safe but is not suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems or are using blood-thinning medicines. It may affect the dose or suitability of this medicine. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.


Uses of Calpol Tablet

Benefits of Calpol Tablet

In Pain relief

Calpol 650 + Tablet is a common painkiller for treating aches and pains. It is widely used and rarely causes any side effects if taken properly. To get the most benefits, take it as prescribed. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous.

In Treatment of Fever

Calpol 650 + Tablet is also used to reduce a high temperature (fever). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever. It may be prescribed alone or in combination with other medicines. Take it as prescribed by the doctor.

Side effects of Calpol Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Calpol

  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

How to use Calpol Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Calpol 650 + Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Calpol Tablet works

Calpol 650 + Tablet 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Calpol 650 + Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Calpol 650 + Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Calpol 650 + Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Calpol 650 + Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Calpol 650 + Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Calpol 650 + Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Calpol 650 + Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Calpol 650 + Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Calpol 650 + Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Calpol 650 + Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you forget to take Calpol Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Calpol 650 + Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Calpol 650 + Tablet should be taken with food or milk to prevent an upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long-term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Calpol 650 + Tablet.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver disease as your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • The doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function, and levels of blood components if you are taking Calpol 650 + Tablet for long-term treatment.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
P-Aminophenol Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with drugs

Taking Calpol 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 I vomit after taking Calpol 650 + Tablet?

If you vomit in less than 30 minutes after having a dose of Calpol 650 + Tablet tablets or syrup, retake the same dose again. If you vomit after 30 minutes of a dose, you do not need to take another one until the next standard dose.

Q. When will I feel better after taking the Calpol 650 + Tablet?

Usually, you will start feeling better after about half an hour of taking a Calpol 650 + Tablet.

Q. How often can I take the Calpol 650 + Tablet?

You should only take four doses of Calpol 650 + Tablet in 24 hours. There should be a gap of at least 4 hours between two doses. Do not take Calpol 650 + Tablet for more than 3 days without consulting a doctor first.

Q. Does Calpol 650 + Tablet make babies sleepy?

No, Calpol 650 + Tablet does not make babies sleepy. It is a pain-relieving medicine that is also used to control high fever.

Q. Is Calpol 650 + Tablet safe for children?

Calpol 650 + Tablet is considered safe for children only when used as directed by the doctor.

Q. Is Calpol 650 + Tablet an antibiotic?

No, Calpol 650 + Tablet is not an antibiotic. It works as a painkiller and fever-reducing medicine.

Q. Can I take Calpol 650 + Tablet and ibuprofen together?

Ibuprofen and Calpol 650 + Tablet are safe medicines, but both should not be used together. Consult your doctor if you are not sure.

Q. How long does a Calpol 650 + Tablet take to work?

Calpol 650 + Tablet takes around 30-45 min to start working and show its effects. It is advised to take this medicine for the duration suggested by the doctor. Consult your doctor if you experience any bothersome side effects.

Q. What are the serious side effects of taking an excess of the Calpol 650 + Tablet?

Overdose of Calpol 650 + Tablete may cause severe life-threatening liver injury. Taking more than the prescribed dose may also cause kidney injury, decreased platelet count, and even coma. Early symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, and general tiredness. Immediately consult a doctor or reach an emergency in case of a suspected overdose.

Q. Can Calpol 650 + Tablet cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, Calpol 650 + Tablet may cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine or a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to your doctor.<br>

Q. Is Calpol 650 + Tablet helpful in relieving stomach pain due to indigestion?

No, Calpol 650 + Tablet should not be taken for stomach pain without consulting a doctor. This drug can increase stomach acid secretion which may aggravate an unknown underlying condition.

Q. Can I take Calpol 650 + Tablet with an antibiotic?

Yes, taking Calpol 650 + Tablet and antibiotics at the same time should not cause any problems. Antibiotics are used to help clear infections but often don't do anything to relieve pain. Therefore you can generally take Calpol 650 + Tablet alongside your antibiotics. However, always consult your doctor before taking any medications.
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Name: Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Address: Dr. Annie Besant Road, Mumbai - 400 030
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: May, 2025

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