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. Prestigesic Tablet is to be taken with food. This will help to avoid acidity and heartburn.
Prestigesic Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Paracetamol / Acetaminophen and Oxyphenbutazone which relieve pain and fever. Paracetamol / Acetaminophen is an antipyretic (fever reducer) and Oxyphenbutazone is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID). They work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain, fever and inflammation (redness and swelling).
Taking Paracetamol / Acetaminophen+Oxyphenbutazone with alcohol can cause liver damage.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prestigesic Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Prestigesic Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Prestigesic Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Prestigesic Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Prestigesic Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However, Prestigesic Tablet contains paracetamol which is considered the safest painkiller for kidney disease patients.
Prestigesic Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prestigesic Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However, the use of Prestigesic Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.