Generic drug of the therapeutic class: Analgesics
active ingredients: Paracetamol
laboratory: Therabel Lucien
Powder for oral solution
Sachets Box of 12
Symptomatic treatment of mild to moderate pain and / or febrile conditions.
Dosage DOLKO 500 mg Powder for oral solution Sachets Box of 12
Administration mode :
Pour the contents of the sachet into a glass and add a small amount of drink (eg water, milk, fruit juice).
This presentation is reserved for adults and children from 27 kg (from about 8 years old).
- 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.
. For children weighing 27 to 40 kg (approximately 8 to 13 years): the dosage is 1 sachet at 500 mg per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 6 hours, without exceeding 4 sachets per day .
. For children weighing 41 to 50 kg (approximately 12 to 15 years): the dosage is 1 sachet at 500 mg per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 4 hours, without exceeding 6 sachets per day .
- For adults and children weighing more than 50 kg (starting at about 15 years of age), the usual dose is 1 to 2 sachets at 500 mg per dose, to be renewed if necessary after 4 minimum hours. It is generally not necessary to exceed 3 g of paracetamol per day, or 6 sachets .
However, in case of more intense pain, the maximum dosage can be increased up to 4 g per day, or 8 sachets per day. Always respect an interval of 4 hours between catches.
- Recommended maximum doses: see section warnings and precautions for use.
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 case of severe renal insufficiency (creatinine clearance less than 10 ml / min), the interval between two doses will be at least 8 hours. The total dose of paracetamol should not exceed 3 g per day ie 6 sachets.
- Hypersensitivity to paracetamol or other constituents.
- Hepatocellular insufficiency.
- Phenylketonuria (due to the presence of aspartame).
Dolko 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.