Paracetamol 500mg - 32 Caplets

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Laura Henderson - Medical Content Writer
Laura Henderson
Medical Content Writer
03/05/2022
02/05/2024
James O'Loan - CEO & Superintendent Pharmacist
James O'Loan
CEO & Superintendent Pharmacist
20/09/2021

What are Paracetamol Caplets?

Paracetamol Caplets are quick and easy to take painkillers that can be used to relieve a number of different aches and pains. Ideal for those looking to ease everyday ailments such as headaches, period pain, and toothache.

 

What kinds of pain can this product be used for?

Paracetamol Caplets can be used to ease many kinds of pain and other symptoms. Some of the most popular reasons to use this product include:

  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Neuralgia
  • Toothache
  • Sore throat
  • Period pain
  • Flu
  • Fever
  • Aches and pains
  • Muscle pain
  • Back ache
  • Rheumatic aches and pains

 

How will this product help to ease my pain?

Paracetamol Caplets contain 500mg of the active ingredient paracetamol, which is a popular painkiller for everyday ailments. It helps to relieve pain but can also be used to ease fever and lower high temperatures.

 

How to take Paracetamol Caplets

For adults and children over the age of 16, take 1 – 2 Paracetamol Caplets every 4 – 6 hours as needed. For children between the ages of 10 – 15, take one caplet every 4 – 6 hours as needed. Do not take more than 4 doses in any 24-hour period.

 

Why do I need to answer questions to buy this product?

You do not need a prescription for Paracetamol Caplets, however you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist-4-U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that this product is the best choice for you.

 

When should Paracetamol Caplets not be used?

Paracetamol Caplets are not suitable for use by children under the age of 10. Do not take this product if you are allergic to paracetamol or any of the listed ingredients. Do not take this product if you are taking any other medicines containing paracetamol. Speak to your doctor before using Paracetamol Caplets if you:

  • Suffer from liver or kidney problems
  • Have heart disease
  • Suffer from G6PD deficiency
  • Suffer from alcohol dependency
  • Suffer from mild arthritis and need to take painkillers every day
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding

Paracetamol Caplets should not be taken at the same time as some other medicines, as they may interact. For a list of medicines you should not take with this product, please read the patient information leaflet.

 

Does this product have any side effects?

Like all medicines, Paracetamol Caplets can have side effects, although not everyone will get them. These side effects include:

  • Skin rashes and itching
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Swollen face
  • Unusual bruising or bleeding, throat and mouth ulcers or bleeding gums accompanied by tiredness and flu like symptoms
  • Blood problems including anaemia
  • Pain in the lower back and groin
  • Changes in your urine
  • Pancreatitis
  • Hepatitis
  • Very rare cases of serious skin reactions

If you experience these or any other side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away.

 

Important Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist-4-U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

Paracetamol 500mg - 32 Caplets Reviews

By Farah,
May 21, 2024
Great value for money to use for myself and my family
By Mick Leach,
May 21, 2024
Nice and cheap way to buy paracetamol
By Angela Green,
May 07, 2024
very prompt action
By Mrs janette Tabisz,
May 07, 2024
Used it for quick service
By Greg Brookes,
May 07, 2024
Just the job

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