Trade name: Cofamol
Strength: 500 mg
Active ingredient: Paracetamol
Pregnancy category: Paracetamol belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: A AND US FDA pregnancy category: C
Uses: Cofamol 500 mg tablet is used to reduce fever and for mild to moderate pain from headaches, arthritis, menstrual periods, toothaches, backpain, cold.
How to use: Take Cofamol 500 mg tablet orally as directed by your doctor. Large dose of paracetamol can cause liver damage. If you drink alcohol everyday talk to your doctor before taking this medication.
Side Effects: Side effects are rare. If you notice any of the below allergic reactions like difficulty breathing, hives, swelling of face, lips get emergency medical help.
Dosage: Usual adult dose is 325 to 650 mg every 4 to 6 hours for pain and fever. The maximum single adult dose is 1 gram and maximum adult dose per day is 4 grams. Usual pediatric dose (for 1 to 12 years) is 10 to 15 mg per kg per dose every 4 to 6 hours.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: December 29th, 2015
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