Optimol 650mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

Fever, Headache, Muscle pain
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Alcohol
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60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Optimol Syrup

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Uses of Optimol Syrup

Optimol 650mg Syrup is used in fever, headache, muscle pain, pain during menstruation, dental pain and post operative pain.
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Side effects of Optimol Syrup

Common

Allergic reaction.

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How to use Optimol 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. It is better to take Optimol 650mg Syrup with food.

How Optimol Syrup works

Optimol 650mg syrup is an analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer). It blocks the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain and fever.

In Depth Information on Optimol Syrup

Expert advice for Optimol Syrup

  • Good for pain relief and fever but not effective in joint pain due to poor anti-inflammatory action.
  • Starts working within one hour. Wait for at least 4 hours before taking the next dose.
  • Present in many over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medicines. Avoid taking more than one paracetamol product at a time to prevent overdose. Doses >4 g/day (2 g in alcoholics) may cause liver, kidney or heart problems.
  • For children, measure the doses of liquid Optimol using the measuring cup instead of a teaspoon to avoid under or over-dosage.
  • Avoid excess alcohol intake (>3 glasses/day) when taking Optimol as it may cause liver damage.
  • Discontinue Optimol and inform your doctor immediately if rash occurs.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Optimol 650mg Syrup
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Paracetamol with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Optimol 650mg Syrup is safe to use during pregnancy.

Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
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Lactation
SAFE
Optimol 650mg 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Optimol 650mg Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Optimol 650mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Optimol 650mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

However, Optimol 650mg Syrup contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
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Liver
CAUTION
Optimol 650mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Optimol 650mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

However, the use of Optimol 650mg Syrup is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Neemact 100mg Tablet MD, Nimlin MD 100mg Tablet, Coxid 450mg Capsule, GOCOX 300MG CAPSULE
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Optimol 650mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Paracetamol

Q. Can I take Optimol with vitamin B complex?
Yes, Optimol can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. They have been used together in the treatment of acute and painful diseases affecting nerves like trigeminal neuralgias, post-operative pain, etc. Optimol helps to relieve pain and vitamin B-complex corrects the deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.
No, Optimol use is not associated with Helicobacter pylori infection. Painkiller drugs can increase the acid secretion in the stomach, aggravate the symptoms of this infection and the risk of stomach and the intestine ulcer. However, this risk is minimum with Optimol as compared to other pain killers.
Q. Can I take Optimol with fexofenadine?
Yes, Optimol can be taken safely with fexofenadine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported. These are used together to treat the symptoms of cold, cough, flu or a sore-throat and other allergic or viral diseases. Fexofenadine helps to relieve sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat, or eyes and Optimol helps to relieve pain or fever.
Q. Can I take Optimol with warfarin?
Optimol is safe to use occasionally with warfarin as other painkillers like ibuprofen and aspirin can increase the risk of bleeding. However, on a long-term use, Optimol can also increase the risk of bleeding. Talk to your doctor before taking them together as you may need to be monitored regularly.
Q. Can I take Optimol with tamsulosin?
Optimol can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful side effects or other interactions have been seen when they are taken together. Tamsulosin is an alpha adrenergic receptor blocker used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Q. Can I take Optimol with cetirizine?
Yes, Optimol can be taken safely with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported. These are used together to treat the symptoms of cold, cough, flu or a sore throat and other allergic or viral diseases. Cetirizine helps to relieve sneezing, runny nose, itchy throat, or eyes and Optimol helps to relieve pain or fever.
Q. Can I take Optimol with ibuprofen?
Yes, Optimol can be taken with ibuprofen. Both help to relieve pain and fever and ibuprofen also decreases inflammation and swelling. However, both increase the acid secretion in the stomach and can cause acid reflux, heartburn, stomach, and intestinal ulcers and gut bleeding on long-term use.
Optimol is not known to cause weight loss. It is a very safe medicine for short term use and can cause minor and rare side effects like low blood pressure, and allergic reactions.
Yes, there have been reports of hypersensitivity and allergic reaction with the use of Optimol. Symptoms of an allergy include swelling of the face, mouth, and throat, shortness of breath, urticaria, red rash, and severe itching. Stop taking Optimol if you have such symptoms and immediately consult your doctor.
Q. How beneficial is to use Optimol with diclofenac?
Optimol and Diclofenac might be given together in case of fever and pain. Optimol has an early onset of action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till diclofenac starts working. However, both are pain killers and can affect stomach lining on long-term use leading to acid reflux, heartburn, and stomach ulcers and bleeding.
No, Optimol should not be taken for stomach pain. You must consult your physician for this. The stomach pain could be due to some underlying condition, which needs attention.
Q. Can I take Optimol with aceclofenac?
Yes, Optimol can be given with aceclofenac for fever and pain. Optimol has an early onset of action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till Aceclofenac starts working. However, both are pain killers and can affect stomach lining on long-term use leading to acid reflux, heartburn, and stomach ulcers and bleeding.
Optimol does not treat sore-throat, flu or cold but it can help in relieving fever and body aches associated with these conditions.
Q. Can I take Optimol with codeine?
Optimol and codeine can be taken together. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together. They are commonly given together for the relief of mild to moderate pain due to different reasons.
No, Optimol does not help in the relief of cough but it can help in relieving associated fever and body aches.
Q. Does Optimol contain alcohol?
No, Optimol does not contain any alcohol.
Q. Can I take Optimol with amoxicillin?
Optimol and amoxicillin can be taken together. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Optimol is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Optimol is quite safe for short term use. It has side effects if taken in more than the dose advised and for a long-term. Immediately consult a doctor if there is nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice as it could be due to an overdose of Optimol.
Optimol is safe to use in the dose as advised by the doctor. Use in more than recommended doses can do serious harm.
Q. Is it safe to take Optimol with erythromycin?
Optimol and Erythromycin can be taken together. Erythromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Optimol is given along, for the relief of associated fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Optimol is not an antibiotic. It's an analgesic (pain-killer) and antipyretic (for the relief of fever), whereas an antibiotic is useful for the treatment of infections.
Q. Can I take Optimol with metronidazole?
Optimol and Metronidazole can be taken together. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when used together.
Ask your doctor before taking Optimol with homeopathic medicine as there is no information available on this.
Q. Is it safe to take Optimol with Tramadol?
Yes, Optimol can be taken with Tramadol. They are used together for moderate to severe pain in various diseases and their use is associated with common side effects like nausea, dizziness, and sleepiness.No drug-drug interactions have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Optimol with Azithromycin?
Optimol and Azithromycin can be taken together. Azithromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Optimol is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.
Q. Is it safe to take Optimol with Naproxen?
Yes, Optimol can be taken with Naproxen. Both are painkillers and belong to the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and are used to relieve pain and fever. However, long-term use affects the stomach lining and increase acid secretion which can lead to side effects like acid reflux, heartburn, stomach, and intestinal ulcers and bleeding.
Occasional use of Optimol is safe in patients with high blood pressure. However, if it is to be taken for a long time, you must talk to your doctor. Optimol belongs to the group of painkillers called analgesics and antipyretics and these drugs can decrease the action of medicines taken by the patient for control of high blood pressure.
Q. Does Optimol interact with vitamin C?
Vitamin C can be taken with Optimol. However, vitamin C increases the blood levels of other drugs similar to Optimol, so it is advised to talk to your doctor if you have to take both these medicines for a long-term.
Overdose of Optimol can cause potentially life-threatening liver damage, which is the most serious side effect. Early symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, profuse sweating, and general tiredness. Kidney damage, decreased platelet count and coma may also occur. Immediately consult a doctor or consult an emergency in the case of suspected overdosage.
Q. What is the difference between Optimol and Ibuprofen?
Both Optimol and ibuprofen help to relieve mild to moderate pain and fever. Ibuprofen also helps to decrease redness and swelling because of the anti-inflammatory action while Optimol has no anti-inflammatory action. But the use of Optimol is much safer as it causes fewer side effects like stomach upset, ulcers, and bleeding than Ibuprofen.
Q. Can I take Optimol with hyoscine?
Yes, Optimol and hyoscine can be taken together. Hyoscine is used to relieve pain and cramps of the stomach, gut, urinary bladder and urinary tract while Optimol is used to relieve mild to moderate pain of a headache, toothache, muscle pain, joint pain, and fever. Together they can be advised by a doctor for painful conditions of the gut and urinary tract.
Q. Can I take Optimol with Betahistine?
Optimol can be taken with Betahistine. There are no reported drug-drug interactions or harmful effects when they are used together.
Q. Can I take Optimol with rabeprazole?
Optimol and Rabeprazole can be taken together. Rabeprazole is used to prevent Optimol (painkillers) induced gastritis and stomach ulcers by decreasing the production of acid in the stomach. There are no clinically significant drug-drug interactions or harmful effects seen when they are used together.
Optimol helps to relieve mild to moderate pain and fever and has no effect on inflammation or swelling while Aspirin acts as a blood thinner in low doses and is helpful to prevent heart attacks and stroke and in higher doses, it relieves mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation.
Q. How beneficial is to take urofollitropin alpha with Optimol?
Urofollitropin alpha is given as a subcutaneous injection with the human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone to assist in ovulation and fertility. Urofollitropin alpha can cause abdominal or pelvic pain or pain and swelling at the injection site in some patients which can be relieved by taking Optimol.
Q. Can vitamin D be taken safely with Optimol?
Yes, vitamin D can be taken with Optimol. Patients with osteoarthritis who are on vitamin D and calcium may need to take Optimol for the relief of any associated pain. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported.
Q. Can I take clindamycin with Optimol?
Optimol and Clindamycin can be taken together. Clindamycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Optimol may be given along, for the relief of associated fever. No drug-drug interactions have been reported clinically. However, both are known to cause liver damage. Talk to your doctor if you need them for a long time.
Use of Optimol for a long time and above recommended doses can cause liver damage ranging from abnormal liver tests to liver failure. If you are taking Optimol from a long time and have nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice, inform your doctor as these could be signs of an underlying liver damage.
Optimol is considered the safest painkiller to take for people with hepatitis for mild to moderate pain and fever. However, Optimol is metabolized in the liver, so, consult your doctor before taking Optimol if you have hepatitis as it can cause liver damage if taken in higher doses or for a very long time.
Potentially severe life-threatening liver injury is a serious side effect seen with an overdose of Optimol. Overdose can also cause kidney injury, coma, and decreased platelet count. Early symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, and general tiredness. Immediately consult a doctor or reach an emergency in case of suspected overdose.
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