Panado Tablet

    Uses, Side-effects, Reviews, and Precautions

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    What is Panado?

    Panado Tablet is used for Joint pain, Headache, Fever, Toothache, Flu, Ear pain and other conditions. Panado Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Panado Tablet contains Paracetamol as an active ingredient.
    Panado Tablet works by increasing the pain threshold and increases the blood flow across the skin, heat loss and sweating.
    Adcock Ingram manufactures Panado Tablet.
    Detailed information related to Panado Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Panado Tablet Uses

    Panado Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    References: 1
    Learn more: Uses

    Panado Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Panado Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 2

    Panado Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Panado Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Panado Tablet - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Panado Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
    • Feeling of sickness
    • Skin reddening
    • Allergic reactions
    • Shortness of breath
    • Swollen facial features
    • Liver damage
    • Panado Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here.
    If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
    References: 2
    Learn more: Side-effects

    Panado Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Panado Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

    Panado Tablet - Drug Interactions

    If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Panado Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Panado Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
    • Alcohol
    • Interfere with certain laboratory tests
    • Juxtapid mipomersen
    • Ketoconazole
    • Leflunomide
    • Prilocaine
    Learn more: Interactions

    Panado Tablet - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Panado Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Panado Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    Learn more: Contraindications

    Where to Buy Panado Tablet

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    Panado Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Panado Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Is Panado Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
      Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
    • Can Panado Tablet be used for joint pain and headache?
      Yes, joint pain and headache are among the most common reported uses for Panado Tablet. Please do not use Panado Tablet for joint pain and headache without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Panado Tablet.
    • At what frequency do I need to use Panado Tablet? website users have reported once a day and other as the most common frequency of using Panado Tablet. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Panado Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Panado Tablet.
    • Should I consume Panado Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food? website users have most commonly reported consuming Panado Tablet anytime. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Panado Tablet.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Panado Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Panado Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Panado Tablet

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 3, 4, 5, 6

    Overdosage of Panado Tablet

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Panado Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 7, 8, 9

    Storage of Panado Tablet

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Panado Tablet.
    References: 10, 11, 12, 13

    Expired Panado Tablet

    • Taking a single dose of expired Panado Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 14, 15

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

    Questions - Panado Tablet

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    Panado Tablet - Packages and Strengths

    Panado Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
    Panado Tablet - Packages: 100, 50

    Panado Tablet - Manufacturers

    The medicine is manufactured by the following companies

    Panado Tablet - Demographic Information


    1. DailyMed LABEL: ACETAMINOPHEN - acetaminophen tablet, coated - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
    2. Pubchem Acetaminophen - Accessed: October 12, 2016.
    3. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
    4. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    5. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    6. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
    7. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    8. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    10. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    11. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    12. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    13. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
    14. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    15. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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