Saridon Tablet is a mild analgesic which is used to alleviate pain associated with menstrual cramps and headache. The medicine may also help to alleviate the discomfort associated with fever. The medicine may also be used to provide relief from pain caused by backaches, toothaches and arthritis. The medicine is manufactured by Piramal Healthcare Limited.
|Composition||Paracetamol I.P. 250 mg, Propyphenazone I.P. 150 mg and Caffeine I.P. (anhydrous) 50 mg|
|Uses||pain caused by fever, headaches, backaches, toothaches, muscles and joint ache arthritis, menstrual pain|
|Side-effects||Nausea, abdominal pain, skin rashes and heart palpitations.|
|Precautions||Kidney problems, liver problems, anxiety, restlessness|
There are several uses of administering Saridon Tablet.
Some of the most common side effects associated with the consumption of Saridon Tablet are -
This is not a complete list of side effects of Saridon tablet. If a patient experiences any of the above-mentioned side effects for a prolonged period, he/she must immediately consult a doctor.
Saridon Tablet must be taken at the time and frequency prescribed by your doctor. However, for adults, this medicine may be prescribed to be taken in a dose of 1 tablet per day.
Saridon Tablet consists of three main ingredients: Paracetamol, Propyphenazone and Caffeine.
Paracetamol and Propyphenazone are both analgesic and antipyretic in nature, with Propyphenazone bearing anti-inflammatory properties as well. Caffeine is a natural element that is obtained from tea leaves, cocoa beans, and coffee beans.
|Saridon tablets (1 strip of 10 tablets)||Piramal Healthcare Limited||INR 32|
Saridon tablet contains three main ingredients: Paracetamol, Propyphenazone and Caffeine.
These three ingredients work together to relieve pain and reduce fever in the body.
There are some precautions and general warnings that must be adhered to while administering Saridon tablet. These are:
There are several medicines which may be used in place of Saridon tablet. Some of these substitutes include:
When taken along with alcohol, Saridon tablet may cause severe side effects. Also, the consumption of alcohol along with Saridon may worsen the condition of patients suffering from liver problems.
The patients must inform the doctor about the consumption of Saridon tablet before undergoing a 5-HIAA Urine test, as the medicine may interfere with the test’s results.
The medicine is available in the following variants:
Saridon must not be consumed in combination with the following medicines:
Ans: Saridon is known to cause symptoms such as drowsiness or dizziness in a few patients. In case a patient experiences such symptoms, it may not be safe to drive after using Saridon tablet.
Ans: No, consumption of Saridon tablets is not advised for breastfeeding women as it contains caffeine which may pass through the milk and affect baby’s health. A breastfeeding woman must only consume medicine only on the advice of a doctor.
Ans: It is not advisable to administer Saridon along with antibiotics as they may cause severe side effects. It is recommended to consult a doctor before co-administering medicines in order to avoid the occurrence of adverse effects.
Ans: The medicine is not deemed safe for use by pregnant females as it is known to cause an adverse effect on the developing fetus. A doctor must be consulted before starting a dose of this medicine for specific instructions and appropriate dosage warnings.
Ans: No, Saridon Tablet is not known to be addictive in nature. All addictive drugs in India are classified under schedule X or H. It is advised to read the packaging label of the drug carefully for all the related information.
Ans: No, it is not advisable to abruptly stop or alter the dosage of the medicine even if an improvement in the condition is experienced. A doctor must be consulted before altering the prescribed dosage instructions in order to avoid the occurrence of any side effects.
Ans: Although it is always recommended to check the expiry date of the medicine before administering it, a single expired dose may not cause any severe side effects. It must be noted that the efficacy of the medicine may be affected as an expired tablet will not be as effective in treating the symptoms. In case of experiencing any severe side effects, a doctor must be consulted immediately to seek remedial action.
Ans: It is generally advised to take the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, it is recommended to administer the next dose and not take the skipped dose.
Under no circumstance should a double dose be taken to compensate for the missed dose as it may lead to drug toxicity or other side effects.
Ans: In case of a suspected overdose, it is advised to consult a doctor to seek remedial action.
Ans: The generally prescribed of Saridon tablet is 1 tablet per day. The frequency of the dosage may be increased to 3 tablets per day in an interval of 8 hours. The doctor may change the frequency of the medicine depending upon the health condition and age of the patient.
Ans: The time of onset of action is generally noted to be 30 minutes. The patients generally experience an improvement in their condition within half an hour of oral administration. The time of onset of action may vary from person to person depending on the dosage and medical condition of the patient.
Ans: It is commonly advised to consume the medicine after having a meal for maximum efficacy and increased the effect. For case-specific recommendations, it is advised to consult a doctor before starting the dose of the medicine.
Ans: Yes, Saridon Tablet is available as an over the counter medicine. However, it is strongly recommended that patients administer medicine only on the advice of a doctor.
Ans: Saridon Tablet is generally used to treat and relieve the condition of patients experiencing headache, menstrual cramps, muscle pain and fever.
Ans: The common side effects associated with Saridon Tablet are nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, and disruption of the sleep cycle, anxiety, insomnia, mood swings and fever.
Ans: Saridon Tablet is generally used for treating, preventing and relieving symptoms associated with headache, menstrual cramps, muscle pain and fever.
Ans: Antidepressants are not recommended to be administered along with Saridon Tablet as they may cause severe side effects when co-administered. A doctor must be consulted for advice before starting the dose of any medicine to avoid the occurrence of side effects arising out of medication interactions.
Ans: Yes, indigestion is a very common side effect associated with the use of Saridon Tablet. Patients are advised to eat light food when to avoid heartburn and vomiting.
Ans: Some of the common precautions that should be kept in mind while consuming Saridon are:
Ans: Mentioned below are the storage instructions that should be followed:
Ans: Saridon is an over-the-counter medicine that is readily available at all medical stores. It is not banned in India.
Ans: No, Saridon is an over- the- counter bearing antipyretic and analgesic properties. Although it can be purchased without getting a prescription from a doctor, it is always advised to consult a doctor before starting the dosage of the medicine.
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