PARALAB Infusion 100ml

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INTRODUCTION

PARALAB INFUSION contains Paracetamol which belongs to the group of medicines called Analgesics and Antipyretics. It is used for short-term treatment of moderate pain (especially after surgery) and fever when administered by the intravenous route is clinically justified.

Before receiving PARALAB INFUSION, inform your doctor if you have heart, lung, liver or kidney problems or if you suffer from alcoholism or alcohol abuse, malnourishment and severely low blood volume due to dehydration or blood loss.

PARALAB INFUSION should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women only if clearly advised by the doctor. PARALAB INFUSION should be used with caution in children and elderly patients.

The most common side effects of receiving PARALAB INFUSION are nausea, vomiting, headache, sleep problems and itching. Inform your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

USES OF PARALAB INFUSION

  • For short-term treatment of moderate pain (especially after surgery) and fever

HOW PARALAB INFUSION WORKS

PARALAB INFUSION 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.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

PARALAB INFUSION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the vein as an intravenous infusion. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you based upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF PARALAB INFUSION

COMMON

  • nausea, vomiting, constipation
  • headache
  • sleep problems
  • itching

RARE

  • feeling generally unwell
  • drop in blood pressure
  • abnormal levels of liver enzymes

Inform your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects while receiving PARALAB INFUSION:

  • serious allergic reaction or skin rash

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea or vomiting:

Stick to simple meals while receiving this medicine. Avoid eating oily rich, fried or spicy foods. Do not lie down or sleep immediately after eating. Inform your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Constipation:

Try to eat more high-fibre foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables, cereals and drink plenty of water. If this does not help, inform your doctor to receive alternate treatment for constipation.

Headache:

Drink ample amount of water and avoid skipping meals. Get adequate rest. Try to be relaxed and stress-free. Apply pain relieving balm on your forehead if necessary. Inform your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

PARALAB INFUSION 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 shorter duration in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

BREASTFEEDING

PARALAB INFUSION can be used in breastfeeding women only if considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

ALCOHOL

PARALAB INFUSION should be used with caution in patients with alcoholism or those who suffer from alcohol abuse.

KIDNEY

PARALAB INFUSION should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

LIVER

PARALAB INFUSION is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver disease. It should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

ALLERGY

Do not receive PARALAB INFUSION if you are allergic to Paracetamol, propacetamol or any other ingredients of this medicine.

LUNGS

Repeated use of PARALAB INFUSION is not recommended for use in patients with lung disease. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

OTHERS

PARALAB INFUSION is not recommended for use if you:

  • have anaemia

Before receiving PARALAB INFUSION, inform your doctor if you:

  • have severe hypovolemia (low blood volume due to dehydration or blood loss)
  • have chronic malnutrition

Use in pediatrics:

PARALAB INFUSION should be used with caution in children and your child’s doctor may adjust the dose depending upon the child’s age and body weight. Consult your child’s doctor for advice before administration of PARALAB INFUSION.

Use in geriatrics:

PARALAB INFUSION should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before receiving PARALAB INFUSION, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • other medicines containing paracetamol or propacetamol
  • probenecid (used to treat gout)
  • medicines used for blood thinning (Ex. warfarin)

Overdosage:

PARALAB INFUSION will be administered to you only by a doctor or a nurse in a hospital and so it is unlikely to receive an overdose. However, consult your doctor if you experience any unusual symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, anorexia (eating disorder), paleness, stomach pain and a risk of liver injury.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Paracetamol
Pharmacological Category :   Para aminophenol derivative
Therapeutic Indication :   Pain, Fever
Dosage Forms :  

Tablet, Dispersible tablet, Drops, Syrup, Oral suspension, Liquid, Oral solution, Suppositories, Infusion, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT PARALAB INFUSION

What is PARALAB INFUSION used for?

PARALAB INFUSION is used for short-term treatment of moderate pain (especially after surgery) and fever and when administered by the intravenous route is clinically justified. Consult your doctor for advice before administration of PARALAB INFUSION.

What should I tell my doctor before receiving PARALAB INFUSION?

Patients receiving PARALAB INFUSION must inform their doctor about pre-existing conditions like heart, lung, liver or kidney problems, alcoholism, malnourishment or dehydration. Patients should also inform the doctor if they are pregnant, breastfeeding or allergic to anything. Inform your doctor if you experience any unusual symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Can PARALAB INFUSION be used during pregnancy?

PARALAB INFUSION should be used with caution in pregnant women only if clearly advised by the doctor. 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 receiving PARALAB INFUSION.

How does PARALAB INFUSION work?

PARALAB INFUSION 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.

Is PARALAB INFUSION safe to use in patients with liver disease?

PARALAB INFUSION is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver disease. It should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. 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 receiving PARALAB INFUSION.

REFERENCES

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete blood count
  • Liver function test

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