Sumo L 650 Tablet

Manufactured byAlkem Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsParacetamol
Description

Sumo L 650 Tablet is used to temporarily relieve fever and mild to moderate pain such as muscle ache, headache, toothache, arthritis and backache.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Sumo L 650 Tablet

  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Gastric / Mouth Ulcer
  • Anemia
  • Fatigue
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Uses of Sumo L 650 Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Muscle Pain
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Post Immunization Pyrexia
  • Arthritis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour of oral administration. When given in the form of an intravenous injection, the pain-relieving action starts in 5-10 minutes. For fever reduction, the time taken is about 30 minutes.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4-6 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, jaundice, etc.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. This medicine is not known to cause any harm to the fetus, but should only be used after consultation with your doctor. Oral administration of the medicine should be preferred over the intravenous route.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Monitor the infant for any undesired side effects and report any incidence of rashes on skin or diarrhea in the infant to the doctor immediately.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to paracetamol or any other components present along with it.

Analgesic Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from kidney diseases associated with the excessive use of painkillers.

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 necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. This medicine is not known to cause any harm to the fetus, but should only be used after consultation with your doctor. Oral administration of the medicine should be preferred over the intravenous route.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Monitor the infant for any undesired side effects and report any incidence of rashes on skin or diarrhea in the infant to the doctor immediately.
General warnings

Overdose

This medicine is available in the market in various dosage forms. Read the label carefully before consuming this medicine to avoid overdosage. Overdose may result in 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.

Missed Dose

Oral and rectal forms: Since paracetamol is administered as an when required, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low. If you are on a scheduled dosing regimen of this medicine, the missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one. Since Sumo L 650 Tablet injection is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in a clinical or hospital setting, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Overdose

Oral and rectal forms: Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor in case of an overdose with Sumo L 650 Tablet. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
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

Drinking alcohol with this medicine can have a severe effect on the liver.

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, jaundice, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Carbamazepine

Phenytoin

Sodium Nitrite

Leflunomide

Prilocaine

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 based on the clinical condition of the patient.

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.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

5-HIAA Urine Test

You may get a false-positive result for this test while taking this medicine. It is advised that you inform the doctor and lab technician about all your current medicines including herbs and supplements before undergoing any lab tests.
Oral forms: Take Sumo L 650 Tablet as advised by your doctor. You may take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Usage should never exceed the recommended daily maximum dosage limit of 4 grams in a 24-hour time period. Rectal forms: Use Sumo L 650 Tablet exactly as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than advised. Injection: Sumo L 650 Tablet should be administered by a trained healthcare professional as per the doctor's instructions. 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 increases the pain threshold and decreases swelling. It also brings down elevated body temperature by acting on heat regulatory centers in the brain.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Miscellaneous analgesics

Schedule

OTC

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