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Paratop 500 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Paratop Tablet

Paratop 500 mg 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.

Paratop Tablet side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

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

How Paratop Tablet works

Paratop 500 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.

Paratop Tablet related warnings

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

Alternate Brands

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

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Paratop 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): Clorocin, Vecol
MINOR
Brand(s): Metromide, Vomitrac
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Paratop

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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
Very severe pain in legs. From upper thighs upto knees. I took one Combiflame yesterday morning and one yesterday evening with oil massage but relief for just short period Its so un bearable again I feel like crying. No fever as yet.today took one Voveron sr100 at 4.30 am but No respite.I am really worried pls advice
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Do Hot Fomentation and apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Myospas-D thrice daily and Tab Flotrip-forte thrice daily and Cap Nurokind-Gold twice daily for 5 days.Avoid forward bending and Avoid lifting heavy weightIn extreme pain take one tablet of NAXDOM-500 for immediate pain relief
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Paratop with vitamin B complex?

Yes, Paratop can be taken with vitamin B-complex preparations. They have been used together in the treatment of acute and painful diseases affecting nerves like trigeminal neuralgias, post-operative pain, etc. Paratop helps to relieve pain and vitamin B-complex corrects the deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.

Q. Is Paratop use associated with Helicobacter pylori infection?

No, Paratop use is not associated with Helicobacter pylori infection. Painkiller drugs can increase the acid secretion in the stomach, aggravate the symptoms of this infection and the risk of stomach and the intestine ulcer. However, this risk is minimum with Paratop as compared to other pain killers.

Q. Can I take Paratop if I have hepatitis?

Paratop is considered the safest painkiller to take for people with hepatitis for mild to moderate pain and fever. However, Paratop is metabolized in the liver, so, consult your doctor before taking Paratop if you have hepatitis as it can cause liver damage if taken in higher doses or for a very long time.

Q. Can anyone be allergic to Paratop?

Yes, there have been reports of hypersensitivity and allergic reaction with the use of Paratop. Symptoms of an allergy include swelling of the face, mouth, and throat, shortness of breath, urticaria, red rash, and severe itching. Stop taking Paratop if you have such symptoms and immediately consult your doctor.

Q. What are the serious side effects of taking excess Paratop?

Potentially severe life-threatening liver injury is a serious side effect seen with an overdose of Paratop. Overdose can also cause kidney injury, coma, and decreased platelet count. Early symptoms of an overdose include nausea, vomiting, and general tiredness. Immediately consult a doctor or reach an emergency in case of suspected overdose.

Q. Can I take Paratop with warfarin?

Paratop is safe to use occasionally with warfarin as other painkillers like ibuprofen and aspirin can increase the risk of bleeding. However, on a long-term use, Paratop can also increase the risk of bleeding. Talk to your doctor before taking them together as you may need to be monitored regularly.

Q. Can vitamin D be taken safely with Paratop?

Yes, vitamin D can be taken with Paratop. Patients with osteoarthritis who are on vitamin D and calcium may need to take Paratop for the relief of any associated pain. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported.

Q. How beneficial is to use Paratop with diclofenac?

Paratop and Diclofenac might be given together in case of fever and pain. Paratop has an early onset of action and it helps in relieving the symptoms till diclofenac starts working. However, both are pain killers and can affect stomach lining on long-term use leading to acid reflux, hea<br>rtburn, and stomach ulcers and bleeding.

Q. What happens if you take an overdose of Paratop?

Overdose of Paratop can cause potentially life-threatening liver damage, which is the most serious side effect. Early symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, profuse sweating, and general tiredness. Kidney damage, decreased platelet count and coma may also occur. Immediately consult a doctor or consult an emergency in the case of suspected overdosage.

Q. Can I take Paratop with amoxicillin?

Paratop and amoxicillin can be taken together. Amoxicillin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Paratop is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Can I take Paratop with Azithromycin?

Paratop and Azithromycin can be taken together. Azithromycin is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections. Paratop is given along, for the relief of any associated pain and fever. No drug-drug interactions or any harmful effects have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Does Paratop affect the liver?

Use of Paratop for a long time and above recommended doses can cause liver damage ranging from abnormal liver tests to liver failure. If you are taking Paratop from a long time and have nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice, inform your doctor as these could be signs of an underlying liver damage.

Q. Does Paratop have side effects?

Paratop is quite safe for short term use. It has side effects if taken in more than the dose advised and for a long-term. Immediately consult a doctor if there is nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dark colored urine, clay colored stools or jaundice as it could be due to an overdose of Paratop.

Q. Does Paratop treat sore-throat, flu or cold?

Paratop does not treat sore-throat, flu or cold but it can help in relieving fever and body aches associated with these conditions.

Q. Is it safe to take Paratop with Tramadol?

Yes, Paratop can be taken with Tramadol. They are used together for moderate to severe pain in various diseases and their use is associated with common side effects like nausea, dizziness, and sleepiness.No drug-drug interactions have been reported when they are used together.

Q. Can a patient with high blood pressure take Paratop?

Occasional use of Paratop is safe in patients with high blood pressure. However, if it is to be taken for a long time, you must talk to your doctor. Paratop belongs to the group of painkillers called analgesics and antipyretics and these drugs can decrease the action of medicines taken by the patient for control of high blood pressure.

Q. Is Paratop safe to use?

Paratop is safe to use in the dose that advised by the doctor. Using this medicine in more than recommended doses can damage your liver and cause serious harm.

Q. Can I take Paratop with homeopathic medicine?

Ask your doctor before taking Paratop with homeopathic medicine as there is no information available on this.

Q. How long does Paratop takes to work?

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

Q. What is the recommended dose of Paratop?

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 Paratop make me feel sleepy?

No, Paratop does not cause sleepiness.

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

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

Q. When will I feel better after taking Paratop?

Paratop begins to ease pain and reduces fever in about 45 minutes after a dose is taken. Its effects last for about 5 hours.
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