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PT 325mg/37.5mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of PT Tablet

PT 325mg/37.5mg Tablet is used for pain relief.

PT Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sleepiness

How to use PT 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. PT 325mg/37.5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Take it with food, if it causes stomach upset.

How PT Tablet works

PT 325mg/37.5mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Paracetamol/Acetaminophen and Tramadol. Paracetamol/Acetaminophen is an analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain. Tramadol is an opioid analgesic (pain reliever) which works by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain to lower pain perception.

PT Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with PT 325mg/37.5mg Tablet. Taking Paracetamol/Acetaminophen + Tramadol with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
PT 325mg/37.5mg 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.
Lactation
PT 325mg/37.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Consult a doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness (more than usual), difficulty breastfeeding, breathing problems, or limpness.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
PT 325mg/37.5mg Tablet may cause side effects such as drowsiness and blurred vision. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
PT 325mg/37.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of PT 325mg/37.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
PT 325mg/37.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of PT 325mg/37.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Use only for severe acute pain for not more than 5 days.
  • Prolonged use may result in physical and psychological dependence even at recommended dosages.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Your doctor may adjust your dose if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • In case of overdose, tell your doctor immediately.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to PT

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Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, please increase intake of water and fluids. You can also take tab. Meftal spas 1 tab SOS for pain max every 8 hrly.I problem persist show to nearest Doctor for clinical evaluation
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Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. Is it safe to use PT?

Yes, PT is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, constipation, weakness, dizziness, dryness in the mouth, sleepiness and other uncommon and rare side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.

Q. Can I stop taking the medication when my pain is relieved?

PT is usually recommended for short-term use and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, it is advisable that it should be taken only as suggested by your doctor.

Q. Can the use of PT cause constipation?

Yes, the use of PT can cause constipation. To prevent constipation eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals. Drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or take a short walk. Talk to your doctor about taking some medicines to treat constipation if this persists for a long time.

Q. Can the use of PT cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of PT can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better. Do not drive or use any machines.

Q. Can the use of PT cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of PT can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water on the bedside at night. You may use some lip balm if your lips are also dry.

Q. Can the use of PT cause damage to liver?

PT is usually safe to use in the recommended dose. However, an overdose of PT can damage your liver. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, it may increase your risk of liver damage.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of PT can increase the risks of side effects and liver damage. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or if the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the recommended storage conditions for PT?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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