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Pacimol Active Tablet

Manufactured byIPCA LABORATORIES PVT LTD
ContainsParacetamol (650 mg) + Caffeine (Anhydrous) (50 mg)
Description

Pacimol Active Tablet is a combination medicine used for the symptomatic relief of fever and mild to moderate pain associated with a headache, backache, toothache, arthritis, and dysmenorrhea. This medicine not recommended for use in patients below 12 years of age. Do not take this medicine for more than 3 days without medical advice.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Pacimol Active Tablet

  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Gastric / Mouth Ulcer
  • Bloody and cloudy urine
  • Anemia
  • Fatigue
  • Agitation
  • Chills
  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Dizziness

Uses of Pacimol Active Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Mild to Moderate fever and pain
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 15 to 45 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, jaundice, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol while taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to paracetamol, caffeine (anhydrous) or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Analgesic Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from kidney diseases associated with the excessive use of painkillers due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.

Severe liver impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Overdose

Read the label carefully before consuming this medicine to avoid overdosage. An overdose of this medicine may cause liver damage. Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose of this medicine is suspected.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Chronic Malnutrition

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from malnourishment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Use in pediatrics

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Caffeine intake

It is recommended to avoid a high intake of caffeine (coffee) during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, jaundice, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol while taking this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Phenytoin

Sodium Nitrite

Leflunomide

Prilocaine

Ciprofloxacin

Tizanidine

Duloxetine

Theophylline

Fluvoxamine

Lithium

Disease interactions

Alcoholism

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with chronic alcohol use due to the increased risk of serious liver injuries. Close monitoring of liver function is recommended for such patients. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Cardiovascular disorders

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of serious cardiac disorders such as severe hypertension, coronary artery disease, heart failure, etc. due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Report any symptoms such as nausea, fever, rashes, dark urine, etc. to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Seizures

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of seizures due to the increased risk of recurrent seizures. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Peptic ulcer disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with peptic ulcer disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

5-HIAA Urine Test

Use of this medicine may give a false-positive result for this test. It is advised to inform the doctor and lab technician about the consumption of this medicine before the test is performed.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
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
Paracetamol works by increasing the pain threshold and decreases swelling. It also brings down elevated body temperature by acting on heat regulatory centers in the brain. Caffeine (Anhydrous) helps the patients experiencing drowsiness and fatigue to stay alert and awake.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Miscellaneous analgesics, CNS stimulants

Schedule

OTC

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Caffeine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 28 March 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00201

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Information on this page was last updated on 6 Mar 2019

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