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Generic Drug: Paracetamol

analgesic (non opioid)

Paracetamol is a valuable central analgesic. It acts on CNS to produce analgesic and anti pyretic effects. It has negligible anti inflammatory action in therapeutic dose. It does not stimulate respiration, after acid base balance, causes less gastric irritation, have no effect on cellular metabolism or clotting factors, it is not uricosuric.

Indications( What is this drug used for?)

1. Fever
2. Pain

Precaution( Conditions where caution needs to be observed)

1. Hepatic Impairment
2. Renal Impairment

Side Effect( Are symptoms that may occur on taking the drug)

1. Epigastric Distress
2. Leucopenia is Rare
3. Nausea
4. Rash

ContraIndications( Conditions in which drug used is generally not recommended)

1. Analgesic Nephropathy

Interaction (Drugs may interact with each other. Their requiring increase/decrease or change of drug for taking in combination)

Interact TypeSeverity
Increases Abosorption Domperidone
Increases hepatotoxicity Ethanol
Increases Abosorption Metoclopramide
Decreases effect Zidovudine

Usage ( A drug snapshot giving Strength, Admin, Dosage Form and Gender/Age)

IndicationStrengthAdminFormGender/Age
Fever 0.5-1 gm Daily maximum dose is 4 gm. Tablets Both / Adult
Fever 15 mg/kg/dose Tablets Both / Child
Fever 60 mg/kg/24hours Max 5 doses. SOS (each dose 0-3 month-40 mg, 4-11 months - 80 mg, 1-6 years - 120-240 mg, 6-12 years 220-480 mg. Tablets Both / Child
Pain 0.5-1 gm Daily maximum dose is 4 gm. Tablets Both / Adult
Pain 15 mg/kg/dose Tablets Both / Child
Pain 60 mg/kg/24hours Max 5 doses. SOS (each dose 0-3 month-40 mg, 4-11 months - 80 mg, 1-6 years - 120-240 mg, 6-12 years 220-480 mg. Tablets Both / Child

Pregnancy Category( Guidance for taking drugs during pregnancy)

CategoryDescription
Category B Either Animal-Reproduction studies have not demonstrated a foetal risk, but there are no controlled studies in pregnant women or animal-reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect (other than a decrease in fertility) that was not confirmed in controlled studies in women in the 1st trimester (and there is no evidence of a risk in later trimesters).
Category C Either studies in animals have revealed adverse effects on the foetus (Teratogenic or Embryocidal or other) and there are no controlled studies in women or studies in women and animals are not available. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the foetus.
Brand Name Pack Size Price/Unit() Total Price() Manufacturer Buy
Tablets Tab, DOLIPRANE

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.59 5.90/Strip ABBOTT
Tablets Tab, EZEEPARA

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg

6 3.00 18.00/Strip ABBOTT
Tablets Tab, EZEEPARA

Comp: Paracetamol 250 mg

6 3.50 21.00/Strip ABBOTT
D Syp Bot, MALIDENS

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

60 0.45 26.72/Bottle ABBOTT
Susp Bot, MALIDENS

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

60 0.36 21.46/Bottle ABBOTT
Tablets Tab, MALIDENS

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 1.15 11.50/Strip ABBOTT
Tablets Tab, MALIDENS

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.75 17.50/Strip ABBOTT
Drops Bot, PARAGLOW

Comp: Paracetamol 100ml/5ml

1 17.00 17.00/Bottle AGLOWMED
Susp Bot, PARAGLOW

Comp: Paracetamol 120 mg/5 ml

1 15.00 15.00/Bottle AGLOWMED
Tablets Tab, PARAGLOW

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.76 7.55/Strip AGLOWMED
Tablets Tab, PARAZINE

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

1000 0.15 153.60/Strip ALBERT DAVID Ltd
Susp Bot, PUC

Comp: Paracetamol 250 mg

1 24.90 24.90/Bottle ALKEM
Tablets Tab, PUC

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.19 11.90/Bottle ALKEM
Tablets Tab, ANAPOL TAB

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.96 9.65/Strip ARAVALI PHARMA
Susp Bot, ANAPOL DS SUSP

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 31.00 31.00/Bottle ARAVALI PHARMA
Syrup Bot, BEPAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 14.40 14.40/Strip B.E.
Syp Bot, RMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 18.00 18.00/Bottle BAL PHARMA
Tablets Tab, RMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.00 9.95/Strip BAL PHARMA
DT Tab, FLUPARA

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.75 17.50/Strip BMW PHARMACO PVT LTD
Tablets Tab, FLUPARA

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 1.05 10.50/Strip BMW PHARMACO PVT LTD
Syrup Bot, GENMOLE

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 15.70 15.70/Bottle CADILA PHARMA
Tablets Tab, GENMOLE

Comp: Paracetamol 50 mg

10 0.58 5.75/Strip CADILA PHARMA
Susp Bot, STARMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 15.00 15.00/Bottle CADILA PHARMA
Tablets Tab, STARMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.60 6.00/Strip CADILA PHARMA
KT Tab, COFAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg

10 0.60 6.00/Strip CFL PHARMACEUTICALS
Syp Bot, COFAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 17.60 17.60/Bottle CFL PHARMACEUTICALS
Tablets Tab, COFAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.50 5.00/Strip CFL PHARMACEUTICALS
Tablets Tab, COFAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 0.62 6.20/Strip CFL PHARMACEUTICALS
D Syp Bot, FEVAGO

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 33.50 33.50/Bottle CIPLA
Susp Bot, FEVAGO

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 29.00 29.00/Bottle CIPLA
Injectible Inj, PARACIP

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/ml

1 6.00 6.00/Vial CIPLA
Injectible Inj, PARACIP

Comp: Paracetamol 75mg/ml

1 7.10 7.10/Vial CIPLA
Syp Bot, PARACIP

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 7.18 7.18/Bottle CIPLA
Tablets Tab, PARACIP

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.60 5.95/Strip CIPLA
Tablets Tab, PARACIP

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.00 10.00/Strip CIPLA
Tablets Tab, PARAFIZZ

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

4 3.58 14.30/Strip CIPLA
Tablets Tab, PARAFIZZ

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

6 3.58 21.45/Strip CIPLA
Drops Bot, PARAFAST

Comp: Paracetamol 100mg/ml

1 17.00 17.00/Bottle CIPLA
Susp Bot, PARAFAST

Comp: Paracetamol 120 mg/5 ml

1 24.00 24.00/Bottle CIPLA
Tablets Tab, PARAFAST

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

4 2.75 11.00/Strip CIPLA
Tablets Tab, CETANIL

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.34 3.35/Strip DABUR PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
DT Tab, BAMBITINI

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg

10 0.30 3.00/Strip DEYS
Susp Bot, NICETAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 19.50 19.50/Bottle DR REDDY'S LABS LTD
Tablets Tab, NICETAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.30 13.00/Strip DR REDDY'S LABS LTD
Drops Bot, PANACT

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

1 25.00 25.00/Bottle DWD
Injectible Inj, PANACT

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

1 5.80 5.80/Vial DWD
Syp Bot, PANACT

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 19.00 19.00/Bottle DWD
Syp Bot, PANACT

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 23.00 23.00/Bottle DWD
Tablets Tab, PANACT

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.92 9.25/Strip DWD
Drops Bot, PYRIGESIC

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/ml

1 25.00 25.00/Bottle EAST INDIA PHARMACEUTICALS WORKS LTD
Syp Bot, PYRIGESIC

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

60 0.43 26.00/Bottle EAST INDIA PHARMACEUTICALS WORKS LTD
Tablets Tab, PYRIGESIC

Comp: Paracetamol 1000 mg

10 1.75 17.50/Strip EAST INDIA PHARMACEUTICALS WORKS LTD
Tablets Tab, PYRIGESIC

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.55 15.50/Strip EAST INDIA PHARMACEUTICALS WORKS LTD
Susp Bot, ECPAR

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg

1 29.90 29.90/Bottle ECLIPSER PHARMACEUTICALS
Susp Bot, JUNIMOL RDS

Comp: Paracetamol 250 mg

5 8.82 44.10/Bottle ELDER PHARMACEUTICALS
Susp Bot, JUNIMOL RDS

Comp: Paracetamol 80mg

5 5.25 26.25/Bottle ELDER PHARMACEUTICALS
Susp Bot, JUNIMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 120 mg/5 ml

1 22.05 22.05/Bottle ELDER PHARMACEUTICALS
Tablets Tab, ALGINA

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.50 5.01/Strip GENO
Tablets Tab, ALGINA

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 0.65 6.50/Strip GENO
Drops Bot, ANIMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/ml

15 0.82 12.25/Bottle GROUP PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Tablets Tab, ANIMOL-HS

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 0.65 6.50/Strip GROUP PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Drops Bot, AMINOL

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/ml

1 12.25 12.25/Bottle GROUP PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Tablets Tab, AMINOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 0.65 6.50/Strip GROUP PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Drops Bot, CALPOL

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/ml

1 22.50 22.50/Bottle GSK
Susp Bot, CALPOL

Comp: Paracetamol 120 mg/5 ml

1 32.75 32.75/Bottle GSK
Susp Bot, CALPOL

Comp: Paracetamol 250 mg

1 39.25 39.25/Bottle GSK
Tablets Tab, CALPOL

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

15 0.99 14.80/Strip GSK
Tablets Tab, CALPOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 2.62 26.25/Strip GSK
Syp Bot, CROCIN

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 15.05 15.05/Bottle GSK
Tablets Tab, CROCIN

Comp: Paracetamol 1000 mg

10 1.24 12.40/Strip GSK
Tablets Tab, CROCIN

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.50 5.00/Strip GSK
Tablets Tab, CROCIN QUIK

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 1.28 12.75/Strip GSK
Tablets Tab, LANOL-ER

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.90 19.00/Strip HETRO HC.
Tablets Tab, LANOL-JR

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 1.50 15.00/Strip HETRO HC.
D Syp Bot, LANOL-DS

Comp: Paracetamol 240 mg/5ml

1 26.25 26.25/Bottle HETRO HC.
Drops Bot, FEBREX

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/ml

1 12.87 12.87/Bottle INDOCO REMEDIES LTD.
Susp Bot, FEBREX

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 25.50 25.50/Bottle INDOCO REMEDIES LTD.
Syrup Bot, FEBREX

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 24.23 24.23/Bottle INDOCO REMEDIES LTD.
Tablets Tab, FEBREX

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 1.12 11.19/Strip INDOCO REMEDIES LTD.
Tablets Tab, FEBREX

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.34 13.36/Strip INDOCO REMEDIES LTD.
Syp Bot, ALICE

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 15.00 15.00/Bottle IND-SWIFT LTD.
Tablets Tab, ALICE

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.60 6.00/Strip IND-SWIFT LTD.
Drops Bot, PACIMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 100mg/ml

1 23.10 23.10/Bottle IPCA LABS (P) LTD.
Syp Bot, PACIMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 29.60 29.60/Bottle IPCA LABS (P) LTD.
Tablets Tab, PACIMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.99 9.90/Strip IPCA LABS (P) LTD.
Tablets Tab, PACIMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.94 19.40/Strip IPCA LABS (P) LTD.
Tablets Tab, PACIMOL XP

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 1.78 17.75/Strip IPCA LABS (P) LTD.
Syrup Bot, IFIMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 7.86 7.86/Bottle J B CHEMICALS (UNIQUE)
Tablets Tab, IFIMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 0.86 8.56/Strip J B CHEMICALS (UNIQUE)
Susp Bot, DOLODART

Comp: Paracetamol 120 mg/5 ml

1 21.00 21.00/Bottle JUGGAT PHARMA
Susp Bot, LUPICIN FORTE

Comp: PARACETAMOL 250 mg

1 45.50 45.50/Bottle LUPIN LABORATORIES LTD
Injectible Inj, LUPIPARA

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/2 ml

1 157.50 157.50/Vial LUPIN LABORATORIES LTD
Syrup Bot, LUPIPARA

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 19.50 19.50/Bottle LUPIN LABORATORIES LTD
Tablets Tab, LUPIPARA

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 4.25 42.50/Strip LUPIN LABORATORIES LTD
Tablets Tab, LUPIPARA

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 6.75 67.50/Strip LUPIN LABORATORIES LTD
Syrup Bot, LUPIPARA FORTE

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 35.00 35.00/Bottle LUPIN LABORATORIES LTD
Injectible Inj, PARALUP

Comp: Paracetamol 1000 mg

1 216.00 216.00/Vial LUPIN LABORATORIES LTD
Inf Inf, FINAMAC

Comp: Paracetamol 100mg/ml

1 250.00 250.00/Vial MACLEODS
Tablets Tab, DOLO

Comp: Paracetamol 250 mg

15 2.27 34.00/Strip MICRO LABS LTD
Tablets Tab, DOLO

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 2.90 29.00/Strip MICRO LABS LTD
Susp Bot, DOLOPAR SUSP

Comp: Paracetamol 250 mg

1 34.00 34.00/Bottle MICRO LABS LTD
Susp Bot, DOLO 120

Comp: Paracetamol 120 mg/5 ml

1 29.60 29.60/Bottle MICRO LABS LTD
Injectible Inj, NEOMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/ml

5 9.72 48.60/Vial NEON LABORATORIES PVT LTD
Inf Inf, PACTIV

Comp: Paracetamol 10 mg/ml

1 250.00 250.00/Vial PFIZER LTD.
Tablets Tab, DOLIZA-ER

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 2.00 19.95/Strip RANBAXY LABORATORIES LTD.
Susp Bot, LOTEMP

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 28.00 28.00/Bottle RAPTAKOS
Inf Inf, PARAFUSE

Comp: Paracetamol 10 mg/ml

1 299.00 299.00/Bottle SAMARTH LIFE SCIENCE PVT LTD
Tablets Tab, RIMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.50 15.00/Strip SPRINGER BIOTECH
Injectible Inj, FEVASTIN

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/ml

1 7.02 7.02/Vial TABLETS (INDIA) LTD
Drops Bot, METACIN

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/5ml

1 15.00 15.00/Bottle THEMIS
Syrup Bot, METACIN

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 18.00 18.00/Bottle THEMIS
Tablets Tab, METACIN

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.65 6.50/Strip THEMIS
Tablets Tab, META PLUS

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.00 10.00/Strip THEMIS
Susp Bot, METACIN SOORSAA

Comp: Paracetamol 0.250 gm

1 19.00 19.00/Bottle THEMIS
Tablets Tab, OPARA-SEMI

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.76 17.60/Strip WALLACE
Tablets Tab, PARAMET

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg , 5 mg

10 0.90 9.00/Strip WALLACE
Drops Bot, PYREXONE

Comp: Paracetamol 100mg/ml

1 20.00 20.00/Bottle WOCKHARDT LTD
Tablets Tab, PYREXONE

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

6 1.35 8.10/Strip WOCKHARDT LTD
Injectible Inj, ULTRAGIN

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/ml

1 3.55 3.55/Vial WYETH LTD
Syp Bot, ULTRAGIN

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 17.00 17.00/Bottle WYETH LTD
Tablets Tab, ULTRAGIN

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.88 8.80/Strip WYETH LTD
Tablets Tab, ZOTAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.50 15.00/Strip ZOTA PHARMA
Drops Bot, CENTAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 100mg/ml

1 22.00 22.00/Bottle CENTAUR (PRAGGYA)
Drops Bot, CENTAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 25.55 25.55/Bottle CENTAUR (PRAGGYA)
Drops Bot, CENTAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 28.80 28.80/Bottle CENTAUR (PRAGGYA)
Drops Bot, WIDEMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/ml

1 23.50 23.50/Bottle NOVAGEN PHARMACEUTICALS
Susp Bot, WIDEMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 23.50 23.50/Bottle NOVAGEN PHARMACEUTICALS
Susp Bot, WIDEMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 28.50 28.50/Bottle NOVAGEN PHARMACEUTICALS
Tablets Tab, WIDEMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 1.10 11.00/Strip NOVAGEN PHARMACEUTICALS
Tablets Tab, WIDEMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.60 16.00/Strip NOVAGEN PHARMACEUTICALS
Drops Bot, DIPLOMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 150 mg/ml

1 23.50 23.50/Bottle PHARMATECH H.C.
Susp Bot, DIPLOMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg/5ml

1 23.50 23.50/Bottle PHARMATECH H.C.
Susp Bot, DIPLOMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 250mg/5ml

1 28.50 28.50/Bottle PHARMATECH H.C.
Tablets Tab, DIPLOMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 1.10 11.00/Strip PHARMATECH H.C.
Tablets Tab, DIPLOMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

10 1.60 16.00/Strip PHARMATECH H.C.
Syp Bot, BABYGESIC

Comp: Paracetamol 100mg/ml

1 22.10 22.10/Bottle MEYER ORGANICS
Tablets Tab, DISPIRIN PARACETAMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.94 9.40/Strip RECKITT BENCKISER
Tablets Tab, GLENPAR

Comp: PARACETAMOL 500 mg

10 0.87 8.72/Strip GLENMARK
Tablets Tab, GLENPAR

Comp: PARACETAMOL 650 mg

10 1.80 17.96/Strip GLENMARK
Tablets Tab, G-MOL

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.90 9.00/Strip GOPAL LIFESCIENCES
Tablets Tab, G-MOL

Comp: Paracetamol 650 mg

15 1.38 20.70/Strip GOPAL LIFESCIENCES
Tablets Tab, SOVIMOL

Comp: Paracetamol 500 mg

10 0.90 9.00/Strip GOPAL LIFESCIENCES
Syrup Bot, G- MOL

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg

1 20.70 20.70/Bottle GOPAL LIFESCIENCES
Syrup Bot, G- MOL

Comp: Paracetamol 250 mg

1 40.50 40.50/Bottle GOPAL LIFESCIENCES
Susp Bot, PARADOL DS

Comp: Paracetamol 250 mg

1 36.30 36.30/Bottle HELIOS PHARMA
Susp Bot, PARADOL SUSP

Comp: Paracetamol 125 mg

1 21.42 21.42/Bottle HELIOS PHARMA