Efferalgan Paed (Paracetamol)

Brand Name: Efferalgan Paed

Generic Name: Paracetamol

Manufacturer/Agent: Bristol-myers

Formulation: solution

Strength: 90ml

Pack size: 1

Trade Price: KES 210.00

Retail Price: @ KES 280.00

Class: Nsaids (Musculoskeletal agents)

Mechanism of Action:

Synonym: Acetaminophen

Molecular Formulae: C8H9NO2 = 151.2

Precautions: Known sensitivity to paracetamol. care in impaired liver or kidney function, alcoholism.

Indications/Uses: Mild to moderate pain, reduction in fever; 0.5-1g tid.

Interactions: Chronic alocohol use: increased hepatic toxicity

Side Effects: Rarely; rash, blood disorders, acute panceatitis after long usage. liver damage may result from large doses.