DOLIPRANE ® 500 mg Capsule Box of 100

doliprane-500-mg

DOLIPRANE: the dosage

Method of administration

Orally.

The capsules should be swallowed with a drink as is (for example: water, milk, fruit juice).

The capsule is taken against-indicated in children under 6 years of age because it may cause wrong. Use another form.

Dosage

This presentation is reserved for adults and children over 27 kg (approximately from 8 years).

In children, it is imperative to respect the dosages defined according to the weight of the child and therefore choose a customized presentation. The approximate ages based on the weights are given for information.

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

For children with a weight of 27-40 kg (approximately 8-13 years), the dosage is 1 capsule of 500 mg per dose, to be repeated if necessary after 6 hours, not to exceed 4 capsules per day.

For children weighing 41 to 50 kg (12 to 15 years), the dosage is 1 capsule of 500 mg per dose, to be repeated if necessary after 4 hours, not to exceed 6 capsules per day.

For adults and children weighing more than 50 kg (from 15 years);

The usual unit dosage is 1 to 2 capsules of 500 mg per dose, to be repeated if necessary after 4 hours minimum.

It is usually not necessary to exceed 3 g of acetaminophen per day, or 6 capsules per day. However, in case of more severe pain, the maximum dose may be increased to 4 g per day, or 8 capsules per day.

Always an interval of 4 hours between doses.

Maximum recommended doses, see section Special warnings and precautions.

Frequency of administration

Systematic decision can avoid oscillations of pain or fever:
· The child, they must be regularly spaced, including at night, preferably 6 hours, and at least 4 hours.

· Adults, they should be spaced at least 4 hours.

Renal

In case of severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance less than 30 ml / min) the interval between two doses should be increased and be a minimum of 8 hours. Dose of acetaminophen should not exceed 3 g per day, or 6 capsules.

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

  • adults less than 50 kg
  • mild to moderate hepatic insufficiency
  • chronic alcoholism
  • chronic malnutrition
  • dehydration

DOLIPRANE: its appearance and shape

Blue and yellow capsule with inscription DOLIPRANE ® (DOLI on the blue Prane on the yellow part).

DOLIPRANE ®: How it works

OTHER ANALGESICS and ANTIPYRETICS-ANILIDES, ATC code: N02BE01. N: Central nervous system.

Paracetamol has a mechanism of central and peripheral actions.

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