Analgesic & Antipyretic
BRAND NAME: SB-Opa
GENERIC NAME WITH SPECIFICATION: Paracetamol BP
SB-Opa : Each tablet contains Paracetamol BP 500 mg.
Fever, common cold, influenza, Headache, toothache, earache, bodyache, myalgia, dysmenorrhoea, neuralgia and sprains. Pain of colic, back pain, post-operative pain, postpartum pain, chronic pain of cancer, inflammatory pain, and post-vaccination pain and fever of children. Rheumatism and osteoarthritic pain & stiffness of joints in fingers, hips, knees, wrists, elbows, feet, ankles and top & bottom of the spine.
Adult: 1 – 2 tablets every 4 to 6 hours. Maximum dose 4 gm (8 tablets) daily.
(6-12 years) 1/2 to 1 tablet 3 to 4 times daily. For long term treatment, it is wise not to exceed the dose beyond 2.6 gm/day.
Paracetamol is contraindicated in patients with severe renal function impairment and hepatic disease (Viral Hepatitis).
Side effects of paracetamol are usually mild, though haematological reactions including thrombocytopenia, leucopenia, pancytopenia, neutropenia, and agranulocytosis have been reported. Pancreatitis, skin rashes, and other allergic reactions occur occasionally.
USE IN PREGNANCY & LACTATION
Pregnancy category B. In case of lactating mother paracetamol is excreted into milk in small amounts, so usual amounts are safe.
SB-Opa Tablets: Each Box contains 100 tablets in blister pack.
SB-OPA 500 mg MRP 80 TK.