Cepal 500mg 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.
Cepal 500mg 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.
Cepal 500mg 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.
Cepal 500mg 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
Cepal 500mg 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 Cepal 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 Cepal
How to use Cepal 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. Cepal 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Cepal Tablet works
Cepal 500mg 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.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cepal 500mg Tablet.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cepal 500mg 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.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cepal 500mg 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.
Cepal 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Cepal 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cepal 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However, Cepal 500mg Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Cepal 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cepal 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However, the use of Cepal 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
What if you forget to take Cepal Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Cepal 500mg 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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Q. What if I vomit after taking Cepal 500mg Tablet?
If you vomit in less than 30 minutes after having a dose of Cepal 500mg 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 Cepal 500mg Tablet?
Usually, you will start feeling better after about half an hour of taking a Cepal 500mg Tablet.
Q. How often can I take the Cepal 500mg Tablet?
You should only take four doses of Cepal 500mg Tablet in 24 hours. There should be a gap of at least 4 hours between two doses. Do not take Cepal 500mg Tablet for more than 3 days without consulting a doctor first.
Q. Does Cepal 500mg Tablet make babies sleepy?
No, Cepal 500mg Tablet does not make babies sleepy. It is a pain-relieving medicine that is also used to control high fever.
Q. Is Cepal 500mg Tablet safe for children?
Cepal 500mg Tablet is considered safe for children only when used as directed by the doctor.
Q. Is Cepal 500mg Tablet an antibiotic?
No, Cepal 500mg Tablet is not an antibiotic. It works as a painkiller and fever-reducing medicine.
Q. Can I take Cepal 500mg Tablet and ibuprofen together?
Ibuprofen and Cepal 500mg Tablet are safe medicines, but both should not be used together. Consult your doctor if you are not sure.
Q. How long does a Cepal 500mg Tablet take to work?
Cepal 500mg 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 Cepal 500mg Tablet?
Overdose of Cepal 500mg 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 Cepal 500mg Tablet cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, Cepal 500mg 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 Cepal 500mg Tablet helpful in relieving stomach pain due to indigestion?
No, Cepal 500mg 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 Cepal 500mg Tablet with an antibiotic?
Yes, taking Cepal 500mg 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 Cepal 500mg Tablet alongside your antibiotics. However, always consult your doctor before taking any medications.
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