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Felok 650 MG Tablet

Manufactured byAurz Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsParacetamol
Description
Felok 650 MG Tablet (commonly called acetaminophen tablet) is the most widely used over-the-counter (OTC) medications in the world. It is used as first-line therapy for the treatment of fever and pain according to the international guidelines and recommendations. It provides fast and effective relief from headaches, toothaches, backaches, menstrual pain, musculoskeletal pain associated with/without fever. It decreases the intensity of pain signals to the brain and may also prevent the release of substances, called prostaglandins in the brain, that increases pain, and body temperature. Side effects are uncommon with the use of Felok 650 MG Tablet, but if present, include stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting. Felok 650 MG Tablet is very safe to use within the recommended dosage and overdose may lead to liver damage, hence should be cautiously used in individuals with liver problems. When Felok 650 MG Tablet is taken along with anti-seizure medications, anaesthetics, and barbiturates, it can cause liver problems. Keep track of how much Felok 650 MG Tablet you take in one day. This can decrease your risk of overuse. It is advised to take this medicine with food or milk to prevent stomach upset or discomfort.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Felok 650 MG Tablet

  • Stomach discomfort
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Tiredness
  • Skin rash
  • Dark or clay coloured stools
  • Loose stools
  • Bloody or cloudy urine

Uses of Felok 650 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Muscle Pain
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Joint pain or discomfort
  • Toothache
  • Post Vaccination Fever
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    Paracetamol tablet provides fast and effective relief from pain and fever within 30-60 minutes of administration
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    Paracetamol tablet makes you feel better for about 3-4 hours. You may have to take your next dose of paracetamol tab if your fever and pain continues.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported for Felok 650 MG Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Felok 650 MG Tablet is the safest first-line treatment in pregnant women with pain or fever. It is not known to cause any harm to the fetus, but should only be used after consultation with your doctor.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Felok 650 MG Tablet is the best choice of painkiller during breastfeeding. It appears in breast milk in very small amounts which are not known to harm your baby. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

Some individuals may have severe allergic reactions to Felok 650 MG Tablet. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of serious allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc. Avoid taking this medicine if you are previously allergic to it.

Kidney damage

A long term use with higher doses of some painkillers may harm normal kidney function. Even though Felok 650 MG Tablet is the safest painkiller available for use by kidney disease patients, it is not recommended for use in patients suffering from kidney diseases associated with the excessive use of painkillers. Patients with kidney impairment should ask their pharmacist how the Felok 650 MG Tablet may affect their kidneys or react with other medicines they take.

Severe liver impairment

Patients with liver diseases need special consideration while taking Felok 650 MG Tablet. This medicine gets converted to its active form in the liver. Therefore, if you take large amounts of this medicine, more active forms are formed which can damage your liver. The use of this medicine is generally not recommended in patients with severe liver diseases because it can further increase the risk of liver damage.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Felok 650 MG Tablet is the safest first-line treatment in pregnant women with pain or fever. It is not known to cause any harm to the fetus, but should only be used after consultation with your doctor.

Breast-feeding

Felok 650 MG Tablet is the best choice of painkiller during breastfeeding. It appears in breast milk in very small amounts which are not known to harm your baby. However, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Overdose and/or excessive use

Paracetamol poisoning is caused by the excessive use of Felok 650 MG Tablet accidentally or intentionally, resulting in liver damage. Use this medicine as advised by the doctor/pharmacist. Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.

Liver diseases

Patients with liver diseases should ask their pharmacist how the Felok 650 MG Tablet may affect their livers or react with other medicines they take. The conversion of Felok 650 MG Tablet to its active form happens in the liver. Overdose can produce more active forms and leads to liver damage.

Chronic malnutrition

Malnutrition and fasting can increase the risk of Felok 650 MG Tablet toxicity. Dose adjustment should be done based on body weight.

Missed Dose

Felok 650 MG Tablet is taken on a needed basis. If you miss a scheduled dose then do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor in case of an overdose with Felok 650 MG Tablet.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Sodium Nitrite

Leflunomide

Prilocaine

Phenytoin

Disease interactions

Alcoholism

Alcohol-paracetamol syndrome is liver damage that occurs in individuals who drink alcohol regularly take too much of Felok 650 MG Tablet. The daily dose of Felok 650 MG Tablet to be limited to 2 grams per day in heavy drinkers due to the risk of liver diseases. Care should be taken to minimize the chances of overdose.

Liver Disease

Patients with liver diseases need special consideration while taking Felok 650 MG Tablet. The conversion of Felok 650 MG Tablet to its active form happens in the liver. Overdose can produce more active forms and leads to liver damage.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

5-HIAA Urine Test

Felok 650 MG Tablet can interfere with a urine test and may give a false-positive result. It is advised to inform the doctor and lab technician about all your current medicines before undergoing any lab test.
What is paracetamol tablets used for? Well, paracetamol tablets are used to treat fever and pain. Take Felok 650 MG Tablet as advised by your doctor. It is better to take this medicine along with food to avoid stomach upset. Usage should never exceed the recommended daily maximum dosage limit of 4 grams in a 24-hour time period. Paracetamol tablet uses for treating fever and pain is widely accepted due to its quick action.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Felok 650 MG Tablet decreases the severity of pain signals to the brain. It also stops the release of chemicals called prostaglandins, that increase pain, and body temperature. Thus, this medicine provides relief from your aches and fever and makes you feel better.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Analgesics/Antipyretic

Schedule

OTC

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