Paracetamol

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

Also Known as : 

Acetaminophen

PCM

N-acetyl-p-amino-phenol

Paracetamol class :

Analgesics (pain relievers)

Antipyretics (fever reducers)

Types of Paracetamol :

Tablet or Caplets

Capsules

Liquid Syrups – Used for Childrens

Injection

Soluble tablets

suppositories

What will be covered in this Section?

General information on Paracetamol

Uses, Side effects, Dosage, Precautions of PCM

FAQs and Expert advise on Acetaminophen

Interaction with Other medicines, alcohol, foods and others

Warnings, habit forming tendency

Paracetamol during Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Advance information for medical and pharmacy students

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