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Overview

Introduction of Para Tablet

Para 650 mg Tablet is a medicine used to relieve pain and to reduce high temperature and fever. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, period pain, toothache, colds, and fevers. It is also an ingredient in many cold and flu remedies.

Para 650 mg 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.

It very rarely causes side effects if it is used correctly but this medicine 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.

This medicine 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 or drink a lot of alcohol. 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. This medicine is generally considered safe for use by pregnant or breastfeeding women if it has been prescribed by a doctor. It is best to avoid drinking alcohol while using this medicine.

Uses of Para Tablet

How to use Para 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. Para 650 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Para Tablet works

Para 650 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.

Para Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Para 650 mg Tablet
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Para 650 mg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Para 650 mg 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
Para 650 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Para 650 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Para 650 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Para 650 mg Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Para 650 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Para 650 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Para 650 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Para with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
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MINOR
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MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Para

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Sir i have been suffering from fever n got these tests done.kindly tell me wat these reports suggest about my health.please reply soon
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
It suggests ur don't hv para typhoid
Had fever, since last evening until having body painI had para 500 but till problem was not cured
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Medicine is Ok . Fever can be caused by many factors. It could be viral, bacterial or some other reason also. I would recommend a clinic check up so that the cause can be ascertained and appropriate medicines prescribed
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FAQs

Q. What if my child vomits after taking Para?

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

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

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

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

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

Para 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 Para make babies sleepy?

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

Q. Is Para safe for children?

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

Q. Is Para an antibiotic?

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

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

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

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