FAQs ABOUT CALPOL 500MG TABLET
What if I forget to take a dose of CALPOL 500MG TABLET?
If you forget to take a dose of CALPOL 500MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it is almost time for the next one. Do not take the medicine twice to make up for the missed dose.
Can CALPOL 500MG TABLET be used during pregnancy?
CALPOL 500MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women only if considered clearly necessary. Your doctor may use the lowest possible dose to reduce the pain and fever only for a shorter duration in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking CALPOL 500MG TABLET.
How does CALPOL 500MG TABLET work?
CALPOL 500MG TABLET relieves pain by increasing the pain threshold by inhibiting certain enzymes (COX-1 and COX-2) involved in the synthesis of chemicals responsible for inducing pain (prostaglandins). It reduces fever by directly acting on heat-regulating centers in the brain, resulting in vessel relaxation, sweating and loss of body heat.
Can CALPOL 500MG TABLET be used in children?
CALPOL 500MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children less than 10 years of age. It can be used in children and adolescents aged above 10 and your child’s doctor may adjust the dose based on the child’s age and body weight. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.
Is CALPOL 500MG TABLET safe to use in patients with liver problems?
CALPOL 500MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe liver problems or liver problems due to alcohol. Your doctor may monitor your liver function test before and during treatment with this medicine to prevent the risk of liver damage. Consult your doctor before taking CALPOL 500MG TABLET.