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OTC - Tydol - Analgesics - Tydol 80

COMPOSITION:

Acetaminophen  80 mg

For each powder sachet.


INDICATIONS:

Reduces fever

Relieves minor aches and pain due to: the common cold, flu, headache, sore throat, teething, immunization and tonsillectomy.


ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE:

Weight (kg)

Age

Dose (for 1 time)

5-6 kg 2-4 months

1 sachet per, an interval of 6 hours, exceeding 4 sachets/ 24 hours

7-8 kg 3-9 months

1 sachet per, an interval of 4 hours, exceeding 6 sachets/24 hours

9-12 kg 9-24 months

2 sachet per, an interval of 6 hours, exceeding 8 sachets/24 hours

13-16 kg 2-5 years

2 sachet , an interval of 4 hours, exceeding 12 sachets/24 hours

For the delicious suspension, mix powder in water suitable for children, drink immediately.

Note: Not to take TYDOL® for pain for more than 5 days or for fever (39.5oC) for more than 3 days unless directed by a doctor.


CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Patients with hypersensitivity to Acetaminophen

Patients with hepatic insufficiency

Patients with lacking G6PD, anemia, cardiopathy, pneumopathy, renopathy.


WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:

Consult your doctor if:

  • Pain gets worse or lasts for more than 5 days.
  • Fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days.
  • Redness or swelling is present.
  • New symptoms occur.

Consult your doctor if symptoms persist or in case of severe liver or kidney impairment.

Some products combined with sulfite cause allergy. Patients with phenylketonuria, aneamia, alcoholic.

Should not be used with other products containing Acetaminophen.

Pregnancy and lactation:

Acetaminophen  is Category B.

Animal studies have not identified any risk to pregnancy or embryo-foetal development. Human studies have not identified any risk to lactation or the breast fed offspring. Acetaminophen should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.


SIDE EFFECTS:

Prolonged use and high dose of Acetaminophen may cause hepatocellular insufficiency.
Skin rash and other allergic reaction have been described rarely.
In some rare cases, Acetaminophen can reduce leukocyte, glomerule and blood cells.


INTERACTIONS:

Used high dose of Acetaminophen may enhance anticoagulant of coumarins and indanediones.

Concurrent use of Acetaminophen with phenothiazin may reduce serious fever.

Alcohol, phenytoin, barbiturate, carbamazepine, isoniazid may increase the hepatotoxicity of Acetaminophen


PRESENTATION:

Box of 12 sachets x 1.5 g oral powder.