Medicinal Products

DOLIPRANE 150 mg

Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Analgesics
active ingredients: Paracetamol
laboratory: Sanofi-Aventis France

Powder for oral solution
Box of 12 sachets-dose
All forms

Indication

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

Dosage DOLIPRANE 150 mg Powder for oral solution Box of 12 sachets-dose

Administration mode

Oral way.

Shake the sachet before use.

Pour the contents of the sachet into a glass and add a small amount of drink (eg water, milk, fruit juice).

Dosage

In children, it is imperative to respect the dosages defined according to the weight of the child and therefore to choose a suitable presentation. Approximate ages by weight are given for information.

The recommended daily dose of paracetamol is approximately 60 mg / kg / day, divided into 4 or 6 doses, approximately 15 mg / kg every 6 hours or 10 mg / kg every 4 hours.

This presentation is reserved for children from 8 to 30 kg (about 6 months to 11 years)

For children with a weight of 8 to 12 kg (approximately 6 to 24 months), the dosage is 1 sachet per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 6 hours, without exceeding 4 sachets per day .

For children weighing 13 to 15 kg (approximately 2 to 5 years), the dosage is 1 sachet per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 4 hours, without exceeding 6 sachets per day .

For children with a weight of 16 to 24 kg (about 4 to 9 years), the dosage is 2 sachets per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 6 hours, without exceeding 8 sachets per day .

For children weighing 25 to 30 kg (approximately 8 to 11 years), the dosage is 2 sachets per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 4 hours, without exceeding 12 sachets per day .

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

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.

Frequency of administration

Systematic catches prevent pain or fever oscillations:

· In children, they should be regularly spaced, including at night, preferably 6 hours and at least 4 hours.

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

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.

Against indications

· Hypersensitivity to paracetamol or other components.

· Hepatocellular insufficiency.

Doliprane side effects

· Few 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.

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