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Overview

Uses of Crocin Tablet

How to use Crocin 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. Crocin 1000 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Crocin Tablet works

Crocin 1000 mg 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.

Crocin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Crocin 1000 mg Tablet. Taking Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Crocin 1000 mg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Crocin 1000 mg Tablet 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
Crocin 1000 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Crocin 1000 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Crocin 1000 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Crocin 1000 mg Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Crocin 1000 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Crocin 1000 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Crocin 1000 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Crocin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What if my child vomits after taking Crocin?

If your child vomits in less than 30 minutes after having a dose of Crocin 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 Crocin?

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

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

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

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

Crocin 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 Crocin make babies sleepy?

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

Q. Is Crocin safe for children?

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

Q. Is Crocin an antibiotic?

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

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

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

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