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Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet

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Product introduction

Paraphen 650mg/65mg 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.

Paraphen 650mg/65mg 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, 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 Paraphen Tablet


Side effects of Paraphen 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 Paraphen

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness

How to use Paraphen 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. Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Paraphen Tablet works

Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Paracetamol and Dextropropoxyphene. Paracetamol is an analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain. Dextropropoxyphene 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 Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Even small doses of Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet can cause infant sleepiness and decreased/altered brain function.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with end stage kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Paraphen Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Paraphen 650mg/65mg 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.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet
₹2.71/Tablet
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₹0.91/tablet
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Caybutyl 650 mg/65 mg Tablet
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₹0.91/tablet
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Kortyl 650mg/65mg Tablet
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₹1.21/tablet
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Quick tips

  • Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet is used to treat various painful conditions.
  • It is better to take Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet with food to prevent stomach upset.
  • Stick to simple meals and avoid spicy rich food in order to avoid feeling sick (nausea).
  • Drink plenty of water while taking Paraphen 650mg/65mg Tablet.
  • Do not take it with any other pain medicine without asking your doctor first.

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Patient concerns

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One of my teeth is sensitive. It some times pains
Dr. Abhijit Gambhir
Dental Surgery
sensitivity has many causative factors for relief of pain you can take pain killers it will give temporary relief
fever and 2 months pregnant can take combiflan
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
No take Crocin for pain relief
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References

  1. MedIndia. Paracetamol/Acetaminophen+Dextropropoxyphene. [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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