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Overview

Uses of Paracip Tablet

Paracip 500 Tablet is used for pain relief and fever. It is used to relieve pain in conditions like headache, joint pain, muscle pain or dental pain.

Paracip Tablet side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

How to use Paracip 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. Paracip 500 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Paracip Tablet works

Paracip 500 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.

Paracip Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Paracip 500 Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
SAFE
Paracip 500 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
Paracip 500 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Paracip 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Paracip 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Paracip 500 Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Paracip 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Paracip 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Paracip 500 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Paracip 500 Tablet
₹0.91/Tablet
Calpol 500mg Tablet
Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹0.94/Tablet
3% costlier
Dolo 500 Tablet
Micro Labs Ltd
₹0.95/Tablet
5% costlier
Pyrigesic Tablet
East India Pharmaceutical Works Ltd
₹0.95/Tablet
5% costlier
₹0.94/Tablet
3% costlier
P 500 Tablet
Apex Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹0.95/Tablet
5% costlier

Expert Advice

  • 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.
  • Discontinue Paracip 500 Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if rash occurs.
  • For children, measure the doses of liquid Paracip 500 Tablet using the measuring cup instead of a teaspoon to avoid under or over-dosage.
  • Avoid excess alcohol intake (>3 glasses/day) when taking Paracip 500 Tablet as it may cause liver damage.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Paracip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Metromide, Vomitrac
MINOR
Brand(s): Clorocin, Vecol
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Paracip

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Dose of paracip drops as suffering from high feverAge of patient is 17months
Dr. Pranav Gupta
Child Specialist
Dear parent, this portal is neither intended to provide prescriptions nor to verify or testify any doctor's prescription as medicines could only be prescribed after clinical examination, which unfortunately is not possible over the app. However, it is our endeavour to provide evidence based guidance.Over The Counter medicines are those for which a doctor's prescription is not needed. They are made available under supervision of a qualified pharmacist and pharmacist has the responsibility to guide the patient regarding use of the medicine.PARACIP is an OTC medicine. Please contact your pharmacistYour queries were being answered by paediatrician Pranav Gupta. To help us server you better, please submit a feedback on https://www.1mgdoctors.com/reviewdoctor/dr-pranav-40b65fe7d6
I am feeling pain and sound in my knee joint at the time of sitting on floor. I have suffered by Chikungunya fever about 7 months back. I am a patient of sugar from last 10 years and taking Glimestar M1. Can you please suggest some medicine to resolve my problem.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Cap Altraday once or twice daily for pain reliefGet a Digital x-ray done of both knees AP-view in standing position and share it
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FAQs

Q. How long does Paracip takes to work?

Paracip takes around 30-45 min to start working and show its effects.

Q. How long does Paracip stay in my body?

Usually, Paracip stay for 5-6 hours in tthe body. However, this duration can vary from person to person.

Q. If I suddenly stop taking Paracip, can this cause any withdrawal symptom?

No, Paracip does not cause any withdrawal symptoms even if you suddenly stop taking this medicine.

Q. How much Paracip can you take in a day?

In adults, the total dose of Paracip should not exceed 4g per day. In children, the maximum dose should not exceed 60mg/kg in a day.

Q. What is the recommended dose of Paracip?

In adults, the usual dose is 1-2 tablets i.e 500mg or 650mg. The minimum dosing interval should be of 4 hours between the doses. The total dose should not exceed 4g per day.

Q. Can the use of Paracip make me feel sleepy?

No, Paracip does not cause sleepiness.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Cipla House, Peninsula Business Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai-400013
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Paracip 500 Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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