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Pacimol 100 MG Drops

Manufactured byIpca Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsParacetamol
Description
Pacimol 100 MG Drops (commonly called acetaminophen drops) is used as first-line therapy for the treatment of fever and pain in children. It also provides fast and effective relief from mild to moderate 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 Pacimol 100 MG Drops, but if present, include stomach pain, nausea, and vomiting. Pacimol 100 MG Drops are very safe to use within the recommended dosage and overdose may lead to liver damage. Keep track of how much Pacimol 100 MG Drops used in a day. This can decrease the risk of overuse.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Pacimol 100 MG Drops

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

Uses of Pacimol 100 MG Drops

What is it prescribed for?

  • Fever
  • Mild to moderate pain
  • Post Vaccination Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Toothache
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    Pacimol 100 MG Drops provides fast and effective relief from pain and fever within 30-60 minutes of administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    Pacimol 100 MG Drops gives relief for about 4-6 hours. You may have to administer the next dose if 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 Pacimol 100 MG Drops.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Since this medicine is usually administered to children, pregnancy warnings do not apply.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Since this medicine is usually administered to children, breastfeeding warnings do not apply.

Allergy

Some patients may have severe allergic reactions to Pacimol 100 MG Drops. 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 using this medicine in children who are previously allergic to it.

Severe liver impairment

Patients with liver diseases need special consideration while using Pacimol 100 MG Drops. This medicine gets converted to its active form in the liver. Therefore, large amounts of this medicine, more active forms are formed which can damage the 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

Since this medicine is usually administered to children, pregnancy warnings do not apply.

Breast-feeding

Since this medicine is usually administered to children, breastfeeding warnings do not apply.
General warnings

Overdose and/or excessive use

Paracetamol poisoning is caused by the excessive use of Pacimol 100 MG Drops 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.

Chronic malnutrition

Malnutrition and fasting can increase the risk of Pacimol 100 MG Drops toxicity. Dose adjustment should be done based on body weight.

Missed Dose

If a scheduled dose of Pacimol 100 MG Drops is missed, then skip the missed dose. 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 Pacimol 100 MG Drops.
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

Phenytoin

Sodium Nitrite

Prilocaine

Warfarin

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

Patients with liver diseases need special consideration while using Pacimol 100 MG Drops. The conversion of Pacimol 100 MG Drops 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
Information not available.
Paracetamol drops for baby should only be used upon a doctor's recommendation. Administer Pacimol 100 MG Drops as advised by the doctor. Never use more than the prescribed dose.
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
Pacimol 100 MG Drops 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 aches and fever.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Analgesics/Antipyretic

Schedule

OTC

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