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Parameter 500mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Parameter 500mg Tablet is a medicine used to relieve pain and to reduce fever. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, body ache, toothache and common cold.

Parameter 500mg 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. Side effects are rare if this medicine 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. 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. 

Uses of Parameter Tablet

Side effects of Parameter Tablet

Common
  • No common side effects seen

How to use Parameter 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. Parameter 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Parameter Tablet works

Parameter 500mg 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. Parameter 500mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Parameter 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Parameter 500mg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Parameter 500mg 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
Parameter 500mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Parameter 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Parameter 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Parameter 500mg Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Parameter 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Parameter 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Parameter 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

What if you forget to take Parameter Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Parameter 500mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Parameter 500mg Tablet should be taken with food or milk to prevent upset stomach.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. Long term use may lead to serious complications such as stomach bleeding and kidney problems.
  • Do not take indigestion remedies (antacids) within two hours of taking Parameter 500mg Tablet.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as it can increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver disease as your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your kidney function, liver function and levels of blood components if you are taking this medicine for long-term treatment.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Parameter 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
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Brand(s): Flanil, Oxy Triactin, Sioril
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Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
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Patient Concerns

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I felt like going down while brisk morning walk ! My bp is 124/80 & blood sugar fasting is 80
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
These parameter are Ok. if it happens regularly you should get yourself examined
How many times masturbation is safe for a guy in a day? Is it safe for our body or not? Sujjest in one month how many times masturbate human
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Ayurveda
No any parameter for that , But it is unnatural sex , Kindly Avoid this .
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FAQs

Q. What if my child vomits after taking Parameter?

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

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

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

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

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

Parameter along with relieving fever also helps in controlling problems associated with cold such as headache and earache associated with cold. It also helps relieve stuffy nose and cough but should only be used after doctor’s advice.

Q. Does Parameter make babies sleepy?

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

Q. Is Parameter safe for children?

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

Q. Is Parameter an antibiotic?

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

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

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

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