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Paracod Tablet

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

Introduction

Paracod 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.

Paracod Tablet can be taken with or without food. 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, constipation, dizziness, and sleepiness. 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 Paracod Tablet

Benefits of Paracod Tablet

In Pain relief

Paracod Tablet is a combination of medicines used to reduce pain. It gives relief from muscle and back pain as well as toothache and menstrual pain. It works by blocking chemicals that cause pain. It also blocks chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for pain sensation. This helps reduce discomfort and thus improve the quality of your life.

Side effects of Paracod 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 Paracod

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness

How to use Paracod 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. Paracod Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Paracod Tablet works

Paracod Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Paracetamol and Codeine. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain. Codeine 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 Paracod Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Paracod 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
Paracod 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
UNSAFE
Paracod Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Paracod Tablet may cause dizziness, blurred vision or the inability to think clearly.
Kidney
CAUTION
Paracod Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Paracod Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Paracod Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Paracod Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Fact Box

Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
RESPIRATORY

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. MedIndia. Codeine. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Wiffen PJ, Knaggs R, Derry S, et al. Paracetamol (acetaminophen) with or without codeine or dihydrocodeine for neuropathic pain in adults. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016;12:CD012227. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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