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Parexia 650 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Parexia Tablet

Parexia 650 mg Tablet helps in relieving moderate pain and reducing fever. It effectively alleviates pain and helps to reduce fever. It is used in many conditions such as muscle pain, back pain, and toothache.

Parexia 650 mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food. Take it with food if stomach upset occurs. Inform your doctor if you are also taking other medications containing paracetamol to avoid overdose. Please consult your doctor in case your pain or fever does not subside.

Vomiting, difficulty sleeping and constipation may be seen as side effects in some patients. Inform your doctor immediately if any rash or allergic reaction is observed while taking this medicine. Pregnant and nursing women should use it under medical supervision only. It should be used with caution in patients with liver and kidney disease or alcohol abuse. It is not recommended in patients with severe or active liver disease.

Uses of Parexia Tablet

How to use Parexia 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. Parexia 650 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Parexia Tablet works

Parexia 650 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.

Parexia Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Parexia 650 mg Tablet Taking Paracetamol/Acetaminophen with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Parexia 650 mg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Parexia 650 mg 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
Parexia 650 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Parexia 650 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Parexia 650 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Parexia 650 mg Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Liver
CAUTION
Parexia 650 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Parexia 650 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Parexia 650 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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Interaction with Drugs

Taking Parexia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What if my child vomits after taking Parexia?

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

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

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

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

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

Parexia along with relieving fever also helps in controlling problems associated with cold such as headache and earache associated with cold. However, it does help relieve stuffy nose and cough for which doctor’s advice is required.

Q. Does Parexia make babies sleepy?

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

Q. Is Parexia safe for children?

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

Q. Is Parexia an antibiotic?

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

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

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

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