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Brand name: Panadol TM

Active ingredients: paracetamol

What it is used for

For fast effective temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with: headache, muscular aches, period pain, arthritis, toothache, migraine, cold & flu, tension headache and sinus pain/headache. Reduces fever. INDICATIONS AS AT 22 NOVEMBER 2000: For fast, effective, temporary relief of the pain and discomfort associated with headache, migraine headache, muscular aches, period pain, arthritis, tension headache, sinus pain/headache, colds and flu, and toothache. Reduces fever.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Shining white, filmcoated bevelled edge, shallow convex, double radius, 1.27cm diameter tablet, front face marked PANADOL, break bar on back face.

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Do I need a prescription?

These medicine packs are available from a pharmacy without prescription. They are Schedule 2: Pharmacy Medicine.

  • 100's pack
  • 50's pack

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. These medicines are Not Scheduled.

  • 12's pack
  • 20 pack
  • 24's pack
  • 2 pack

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient paracetamol

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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