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Antipyretic Panadol Adult, Children

Paracetamol - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Paracetamol cause?

Paracetamol is generally well tolerated

However, stop the medication if you or your child experience any allergic reactions (e.g. rash, swelling of the eyes and lips, difficulty breathing) and see the nearest doctor immediately.

Before taking Paracetamol, what precautions must I follow?

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Paracetamol?

Read on for more information on the use of Paracetamol as Postnatal Medication.

  • Updated on Friday, July 8, 2016
  • Article contributed by Pharmacy Department KK Women's and Children's Hospital

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