Diagesic-p is a combination medicine that is used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. It contains two active ingredients: paracetamol and propyphenazone. Paracetamol is a light pain relief and a fever lessen. It works by obstruct the free of definite chemical messengers in the body that origin pain and fever. Propyphenazone is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid) that also helps to relieve pain and reduce fever. It works by blocking the production of prostaglandins, which are substances in the body that cause pain, inflammation, and fever.
Composition of diagesic-p tablet
Diagesic-p tablet is composed of,
Uses of diagesic-p tablet
Diagesic-p tablet is used for the relief of mild to moderate pain, such as headache, toothache, menstrual cramps, and arthritis. It may also be used to reduce fever in adults and children.
Some of the drugs that can interact with diagesic-p include:
- Blood thinners: diagesic-p may increase the risk of bleeding when taken with blood thinners such as warfarin, heparin, or aspirin.
- Anticoagulants: taking diagesic-p with anticoagulants such as warfarin can increase the risk of bleeding.
- Anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids): taking diagesic-p with other nsaids, such as ibuprofen, can increase the risk of side effects such as stomach ulcers and bleeding.
- Antidepressants: taking diagesic-p with certain antidepressants, such as tricyclic antidepressants, can increase the risk of side effects.
- Methotrexate: taking diagesic-p with methotrexate can increase the risk of side effects, including liver damage.
There are some diseases in which diagesic-p tablet is danger to take, the catalogue of medical conditions are given below,
- Liver disease
- Kidney disease
- Severe heart impairment
Here are some examples of food interactions with diagesic-p:
- Calcium-rich foods (such as dairy products, calcium supplements, and antacids containing calcium): calcium-rich foods can reduce the absorption of paracetamol and thus, decrease its efficacy.
- Alcohol: alcohol consumption can increase the risk of liver damage when taken with paracetamol.
- Caffeine-containing foods and beverages (such as coffee, tea, chocolate, and energy drinks): consuming additional caffeine from these sources can increase the risk of adverse effects associated with caffeine, such as nervousness, increased heart rate, or insomnia.
It is important to follow the instructions of your healthcare provider and read the label carefully before taking diagesic-p, and to avoid or limit consumption of alcohol and caffeine-containing foods and beverages while taking this medication.
Side effects of diagesic-p tablet
Like all medications, diagesic-p can cause side effects, although not everyone will experience them. The most usual side effects of diagesic-p include:
Common side effects
- Stomach pain
- Increased heart rate
Serious side effects
- Allergic reactions (such as skin rash, itching, hives, or difficulty breathing)
- Abnormal bleeding or bruising
- Xanthous of the skin or eyes (jaundice)
- Unexplained fatigue or weakness
- Dark urine or pale stools
Strength of dose
Diagesic-p tablet is come in some dose strengths are below,
The recommended dose of diagesic-p varies depending on the individual's age, weight, and medical condition, as well as the severity of the symptoms. The following is a general guideline for the dosing of diagesic-p tablet is,
The usual adult dose is 1 or 2 tablets every 4 to 6 hours, not to exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours.
Children under 12 years of age should not take diagesic-p.
- Diagesic-p is typically packaged in blister packs or bottles, containing 10, 20, or 30 tablets per pack or bottle. The packaging may vary depending on the manufacturer and the distributor.
- It is important to store the medication in a cool, dry place, away from light and moisture, and out of reach of children.
- Before taking diagesic-p, make sure to check the expiration date on the packaging and to discard any medication that has passed its expiration date.
If you have any questions about the packaging or storage of diagesic-p, you can consult your pharmacist or healthcare provider for more information.
- Diagesic-p should be stored at room temperature, between 15-30°c (59-86°f), in a dry place, away from light and moisture. Do not keep the medication in a wet or sticky area, such as a bathroom or near a basin.
- It is important to keep diagesic-p and all medications out of reach of children to prevent accidental ingestion.
- Do not use diagesic-p if the packaging is damaged or shows signs of tampering, or if the tablets have changed in color or appearance.
Expert advice about diagesic-p tablet
- Must avoid alcohol while taking diagesic-p tablets
- Drink plenty of water to safe from dehydration
- Take swallowed or crushed whole tablet