Crocin Advance is a mild analgesic that is used as a pain reliever for treating conditions such as headache, arthritis and dental pain. It is also given to cancer patients who have undergone surgery as it helps them in coping with pain.
|Nature of Crocin Advance:||Analgesic|
|Uses of Crocin Advance:||fever , headache and menstrual pain|
|Composition of Crocin Advance:||Paracetamol|
|Side effects of Crocin Advance:||Allergic reactions, swollen face, rashes and nausea|
|Precautions:||Liver & kidney disorder, pregnancy, and malnutrition|
Crocin Advance is India’s first Paracetamol tablet with optizorb technology. The Crocin is taken orally and it is also taken intravenously.
Crocin Advance is used in relieving pain that is associated with arthritis, headache and fever. It is used in treating the following conditions:
The following is a list of potential side effects that can be from all the composite materials of Crocin Advance Tablet (Crocin Advance Tablet). This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible but are not always experienced. Some side effects can be rare, but serious. If any of the following side effects are discovered, and if they do not subside, doctor should be consulted at the earliest.
Crocin Advance is usually taken when required. If the patient is taking the Crocin on a regular basis, then the missed dose should be taken promptly. You should not take the missed dose if it is time for taking the next dose.
In case of overdose, Crocin can cause harmful effects to the body. Some of the symptoms are decrease of appetite, nausea, stomach pain while late symptoms include yellowing of skin and eye, and dark color urine.
Crocin contains Paracetamol as its active ingredient. It gets absorbed faster than the standard Paracetamol. The Crocin is mainly used to reduce the pain caused due to fever. It is also used by people with CVD or heart conditions, sensitive stomach and diabetes.
It is not addictive or habit-forming.
The Crocin is prescribed in treating the following conditions:
Crocin should be taken as per the doctor’s prescription. It shows best result when taken as soon as the pain is experienced. They may not show the result until the pain gets worse.
The Crocin can be taken with or without food. It is not advised to crush, chew or dissolve the medicine. The typical dose of the Crocin for adults is 1000 mg every 4-6 hours, while the maximum dose can go up to 4000 mg per day. It is mostly taken for 3 days in case of fever, and 10 days for curing pain.
If using the syrup form of Crocin, then measure the dose using a measuring cup or spoon. Before pouring it into the measuring device make sure to check the markings. Do not use a tablespoon as it can give an incorrect dose. If being used in intravenous form, it should be given every 4-6 hours. It is important to carefully examine the injection for any change in color or presence of particles. One should use the injection within hours after opening it.
Crocin works on the central nervous system. It prevents the release of prostaglandin that increases the pain and body temperature. It reduces the intensity of pain signals that is sent to the brain.
For adults, the general dose of Crocin Advance for treating fever and providing relief from pain is 325-650 mg tablets once in every 4 to 6 hours or 1000mg tablet once in every 6 to 8 hours.
It is advised to take the Crocin as per the doctor’s prescription and not to exceed the prescribed dosage. The effect of Crocin lasts for at least of 4-6 hours. When taken in the form of an intravenous injection, its effect starts in 5-10 minutes. For treating fever, it takes about 30 minutes to cure the pain.
Below is the list of medicines which have the same composition, strength and nature as that of Crocin Advance 500Mg Tablet, and thus can be used as substitutes.
When a person takes more than one medicine or mixes it with food items or beverages, it increases the chance of drug interaction. Drug interactions can also be a result of consuming a medicine while suffering from a different condition altogether. Such drug interactions can reduce the action of the medicine or cause side effects.
Consumption of alcohol with Crocin can have a severe effect on the liver. Therefore, taking alcohol is not suggested during the course of the Crocin Advance as it may increase the risk of serious side effects such as dizziness, fatigue, rashes, nausea and fever etc.
HIAA Urine Test: One may experience a false-positive result for this test if Crocin Advance is being consumed.
The following are the variants of the Crocin Advance:
The suspension forms of the Crocin Advance are listed below:
Sometimes when two medicines are taken at the same time they affect the blood vessels of other medicines which may increase or decrease the effect of other medicine. Mentioned below is the list of medicines that should not be taken with Crocin Advance.
Crocin Advance can interact with other medicines containing Paracetamol, ibuprofen combinations and cold and cough medicines. These medicines can increase the risk of an overdose of Paracetamol that can cause liver damage.
The Crocin Advance should be stored at a temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F), away from heat, moisture and light. Medicine should be kept away from the reach of children and pets.
It is safe to take the Crocin on an empty stomach. Patients should limit their intake of medicine to 10 times in a month. One should increase the water intake in order to avoid dehydration.
The Crocin Advance is readily available in India. Since it’s a prescription medicine it is not recommended to take without consulting the doctor .
Ans: For mild to moderate pain, the usual dose for adult is 500-1000 mg per 4-6 hours till the symptoms cure. The maximum dose goes till 4000 mg/day.
To calculate the dosage for children, one should use weight based dose calculator to calculate the appropriate dose as per the child’s weight. For example:
Children (2-3 years, 24-35 lb/11-16 kg in weight)
Children (4-5 years, 36-47 lb/16-21 kg in weight)
Ans: Ibuprofen, aspirin, codeine and naproxen are some of the painkillers that can be taken with Crocin Advance. There are no harmful interactions between Ibuprofen and Crocin Advance.
Ans: Crocin should not be used in the following conditions:
Ans: Crocin Advance is an analgesic that is used for treating fever, toothache and pain associated to muscles, back and head. The recommended dose of Crocin is 1000mg, every 4-6 hours in a day. Patients who are elderly and suffer from liver or kidney impairment may need to lower the dose. An overdose of Crocin occurs when its toxic levels increases. The symptoms of Crocin Advance overdose may include dizziness, abdominal pain and vomiting, dark urine, yellowing of the skin and white patches.
Ans: Patients prescribed Crocin Advance should take the following precautions while taking the medicine:
You are advised not to use the medicine if:
Ans: No, the dosage forms of the medicine are prescribed based on the health of the patient. Kindly speak to your doctor regarding the dosage form.
Ans: The dose and frequency of the medicine is prescribed depending on the following:
Ans: Yes, Crocin Advance can be used for treating migraine. Crocin provides targeted pain relief from headache, migraine and muscle ache.
Ans: Yes, the medicine can be taken with aspirin and tramadol as there no drug interaction is found between these medicines.
Ans: Before starting the medication, tell your doctor about the following:
Ans: If you are giving the medicine to your child, make sure you use the medicine is to be used for children. Notify child’s weight, age or the right dose from the product. Carefully read the dosage section of the page to know the correct dosage for your child. Else, speak your doctor and follow their recommendation.
Ans: If you are taking the tablet form of the medicine, make sure you do not take food or any fluid 5 minutes before taking the medicine. Wash your hands before taking the medicine. Do not chew, crush or break the medicine. You are not allowed to drink water after taking the medicine.
If you are using rapidly-dissolving tablet form of the medicine, chew Crocin and allow it to dissolve in the mouth. Then you can swallow the medicine.
Ans: The minimum dose for children above the age of 12 years is 1-3 tablets in a 24 hour period as told by the doctor. The minimum gap between the two doses should be 4 hours. Patients should take medical advice if they are suffering from liver or kidney impairment.
Ans: Yes, you can take multivitamins while taking the medicine as no interaction has been found between them. However, it does not mean that no interaction can ever happen. Therefore, patients should always speak to the doctor before starting the medication.
Ans: No, Crocin Advance is an analgesic that does not treat cough. However, in case of sore throat, it may be used as a pain reliever to manage pain in the throat.
Ans: Crocin Advance is an analgesic drug that may reduce pain. However, it does not show any effect on inflammation and thus it can’t be categorized as an anti-inflammatory
Ans: As the absorption of Crocin Advanced is not influenced by food, it can be consumed before or after having food, as advised by the doctor. However, to minimize its side effects, the patient should consider taking this medicine after having food. For case-specific recommendations, one must consult a doctor.
Ans: No. Crocin Advance is not banned in India. However, it should be administered only after consulting a doctor.
Ans: No, Crocin Advance is not an antibiotic. It is an analgesic that is used to temporarily relieve fever. It may also be used to treat mild to moderate pain.
Ans: Both Crocin and Crocin Advance contain paracetamol in equal amount and are used as analgesics. However, unlike Crocin, Crocin Advance also contains super-disintegrants such as alginic acid and calcium carbonate. These ingredients make this medicine act within five minutes of consumption.
Ans: No, Crocin Advance is not safe to be consumed by nursing mothers. The medicine may adversely affect the health of the infant. The patient may consult a doctor for case-specific recommendations.
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