FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET is a pain relieving medicine. It is used in the treatment of various conditions such as muscle ache, back pain, joint pain, menstrual cramps, and toothache.

FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should keep taking the medicine even if you feel better until the doctor says it is alright to stop using it.

Using this medicine may cause few common side effects such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, sleepiness, and sweating. If you experience any such side effects that do not go away or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms.

Before using the medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or disorders. It may also affect, or be affected by, some other medicines you are using so let your doctor know all the other medicines you are taking. It should be used with caution in patients who are alcoholic or have liver or kidney disease. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors first before using the medicine.

Uses of Foracet Tablet

Benefits of Foracet Tablet

In Pain relief

FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET effectively relieves moderate to severe pain in conditions like menstrual cramp, arthritis, headache, muscle aches if taken when the first signs of pain occur. It works by reducing substances in the body that causes pain. This gives relief from pain and discomfort and thus improves the quality of your life. Take FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually every 4 to 6 hours as needed for pain relief.

Side effects of Foracet 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 Foracet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Sweating

How to use Foracet 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. FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET is to be taken with food.

How Foracet Tablet works

FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET is a combination of two medicines: Paracetamol and Pentazocine. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain. Pentazocine is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
FORACET 500MG/15MG 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET may cause sedation especially if taken with alcohol. This may impair your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
FORACET 500MG/15MG TABLET
₹0.83/Tablet
EXPERGESIC 500MG/15MG TABLET
Win-Medicare Pvt Ltd
₹1.8/Tablet
115% costlier
Fortagesic Tablet
Sanofi India Ltd
₹16.5/Tablet
1880% costlier

Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Patient Concerns

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Plz dr. suggest me periods pain reliefer tablet which available easily at store.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
You can take govern tablets for pain relief
Dear doctor my wife is 4 month pregnant since afternoon she is suffering from head ache , can you please suggest me what should be done
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tablet Crocin pain relief can. E given
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References

  1. Medscape. Acetaminophen+Pentazocine. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Acetaminophen+Pentazocine. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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SUN HOUSE, CTS No. 201 B/1, Western Express Highway, Goregaon (E), Mumbai 400063
Country of Origin: India

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