Paracetamol is a multipurpose medicine. If God would have told me, "You are allowed to take only two medicines on earth. Nothing else. Now Choose." One medicine that I would choose would be Paracetamol. Is it totally safe? Let us know about the precautions.
- Patients should not use acetaminophen for more than 10 days to relieve pain (five days for children) or for more than three days to reduce fever.
- kidney or
- liver disease
- Because the drug can potentially harm the liver, people who drink alcohol in large quantities should take considerably less acetaminophen and possibly should avoid the drug completely.
- Smokers may need to take higher doses of the medicine
- pregnant or breastfeeding
- Acetaminophen interferes with the results of some medical tests.
- Acetaminophen can interact with one another drugs.
- acetaminophen is included in both prescription and non-prescription combinations