Medicinal Products

ALGODOL CAFEINE 500 mg / 50 mg

Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Analgesics
active ingredients: Paracetamol, Povidone (E1201), Caffeine
laboratory: Pharmastra

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Case of 16
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Indication

Symptomatic treatment of mild to moderate pain and / or febrile conditions.

Dosage ALGODOL CAFEINE 500 mg / 50 mg Tablet Case of 16

Administration mode

Oral way

The tablets are swallowed as is, with a large glass of water.

Dosage

RESERVED FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN over 50 kg (from 15 years old) due to the presence of caffeine.

The usual dosage is: 1 tablet, to be renewed if necessary after 4 hours minimum.

In case of pain or fever more intense, 2 tablets, to renew if necessary after 4 hours minimum.

It is generally not necessary to exceed 3 g of paracetamol and 300 mg of caffeine per day, or 6 tablets per day.

However, in case of more severe pain, the maximum dosage can be increased up to 4 grams per day or 8 tablets per day.

Always respect an interval of 4 hours between catches.

Maximum recommended doses: see section Warnings and precautions for use .

Frequency of administration

Systematic catches prevent pain and / or fever oscillations.

In adults, they must be spaced at least 4 hours apart.

Due to the presence of caffeine, avoid taking anytime at the end of the day.

Renal failure

In cases of severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance less than 10 ml / min), the interval between two doses should be increased to at least 8 hours. The dose of paracetamol should not exceed 3 g per day, or 6 tablets.

Duration of the treatment

The duration of treatment is limited to 3 days in case of fever and 5 days in case of pain.

The lowest effective daily dose should be considered, not to exceed 60 mg / kg / day (not to exceed 3 g / day) in the following situations:

· Adults under 50 kg,

· Mild to moderate hepatocellular insufficiency,

· Chronic alcoholism,

· Chronic malnutrition,

· Dehydration.

Against indications

This medicine is contraindicated in case of:

Hypersensitivity to paracetamol, caffeine or other components,

· Hepatocellular insufficiency,

· Child under 15 years of age (caffeine related)

Side effects Algodol Cafeine

Paracetamol-related

· A few rare cases of hypersensitivity reactions such as anaphylactic shock, angioedema, erythema, urticaria, skin rash have been reported. Their occurrence requires the definitive discontinuation of this drug and related drugs.

· Very exceptional cases of thrombocytopenia, leukopenia and neutropenia have been reported.

Caffeine related

· Possibility of excitations, insomnia and palpitations.

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