PARACETAMOL AND DICLOFENAC POTASSIUM TABLETS 550mg
Each tablet contains:
Diclofenac potassium 50mg
Diclofenac exerts its actions analgesic and anti-inflammatory through the synthesis of prostaglandins, substances that carry out an important action in the development of the pain, the inflammation and the fever.
Management of Primary dysmenorrhoea, prompt pain relief, Non-articular Rheumatoid conditions, Rheumatoid or osteo-arthritis, Cervical Spondylosis, infective inflammation & dental conditions, Pain, Fever as associated with inflammation.
Sensitivity to paracetamol. Severe liver function impairment.
Diclofenac potassium is contra-indicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to diclofenac and in patients who respond to aspirin and aspirin-type drugs with sensitivity reactions like asthma, acute rhinitis and urticaria. Diclofenac potassium is absolutely contra-indicated in patients with peptic ulceration or a history of such ulceration, and should be used with caution in patients with renal or hepatic insufficiency.
Dosages in excess of those recommended can cause severe liver damage.
Prolonged excessive use may cause irreversible kidney damage.
Patients suffering from liver or kidney disease should only take Paracetamol under medical supervision.
Consult your doctor if no relief is obtained from the recommended dosage. Do not use continuously for more than 10 days without consulting your doctor.
DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Usual Adult Dose: 1 Tablet every 8 or 12 hours or as directed by your physician.
The maximum recommended daily dose for in any dosage form is 3 tablets.
The product is not recommended for use in children.
Do not use continuously for more than ten (10) days without consulting your doctor.
SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS
Skin rashes and other allergic reactions may occur occasionally. The rash is usually erythematous or urticarial but sometimes more serious and may be accompanied by drug fever and mucosal lesions. The use of paracetamol has been associated with the occurrence of neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, pancytopenia and leucopenia. The dose should be reduced in renal functional impairment.
Paracetamol should be given with care to patients with impaired kidney or liver function. Paracetamol should be given with care to patients taking other drugs that affect the liver. In view of the products inherent potential to cause fluid retention, heart failure may be precipitated in some compromised patients.
KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT
For symptoms of overdosage see ‘Side-Effects and Special Precautions’. Treatment is supportive and symptomatic.
Store below 25oC. Protect from light and moisture. Keep out of reach of children.
10 tablets in 5 blister, l blister or 10 blisters in a box.
NAFDAC REG. NO.: A44960
JIANGSU RUINIAN QIANJIN PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
Chuanbu Village, Yixing Economic Development Zone,
Jiangsu Province, China.
ADPHARM PHARM IND. LTD
60 Ajao Road, Surulere, Lagos Nigeria