Wednesday, 13 April 2016

PARACETAMOL USES

1. Fever


It is widely prescribed to relieve fever in person of all ages. Paracetamol is prescribed in children if temperature is greater than 38. 5 Celsius or 101.3 Fahrenheit.

2. Pain


It is also prescribed to relieve mild to moderate pain.

3. Osteoarthritis


Some studies state that paracetamol is also used to treat arthritis pain of knee, hand or hips.

4. Lower Back Pain


It is first line treatment of lower back pain.

5. Headache


Swiss, Austrian and German headache societies state that Paracetamol with caffeine is also used in Headache. In India paracetamol is also prescribed to relieve headache. Paracetamol is also used to relieve migraine in some countries.

6. Toothache


Some studies show that paracetamol is also used in pain of tooth.  

7. Menstrual Period Pain


Paracetamol is often prescribe with Dicyclomine Hydrochloride or Mefenamic Acid to relieve pain during menstrual period. 

8. Cold / Flu Pain


Paracetamol is also prescribed with Anti-Cold medicine to relieve Cold / Flu Pain.

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