Abenol, a Drug consisting of Acetaminophen compound, is used for getting relief from pain and fever. Abenol/Acetaminophen comes in the category of drugs called Antipyretic (for relief from fever) and Analgesic (for relief from pain) medicines. Abenol/Acetaminophen is manufactured by various manufacturers.
What are the major disorders for which Abenol/Acetaminophen may be Used?
Since Abenol/Acetaminophen falls in the category of drugs called Antipyretic and Analgesic, hence it is used for the treatment of problems like pain and fever.
Abenol/Acetaminophen can be used to relieve pain, including the arthritis pain. One’s body may suffer from pain due to any reason, and which may include the pain of arthritis, pain due to some injury or due to any other problem. The problem occurs when the pain becomes severe, and the person suffering from this pain wants a fast relief from the same. In these kind of situations, Abenol is prescribed to get fast relief from pain.
Abenol/Acetaminophen is also used to bring down a fever, which may also be as a result of many factors. The fever may be due to some virus or bacteria, or due to some infection in the body. When the fever tends to rise, the person feels cold like symptoms and the body starts to shiver, and along with that body also suffers from lot of weakness. Abenol has been found to be a very successful medicine for getting this kind of fever down.
Besides the above Abenol/Acetaminophen can also be used for a sore throat. This problem is more common in the change of season from summer to winters and from winters to summers, although it is more common in the season of winters. The throat becomes sore and one feels pain in the throat that is intolerable. Abenol works well in such conditions also.
Abenol/Acetaminophen has been very successfully used for the treatment of conditions wherein ones feels pain and for relief from fever.
How Abenol works?
Abenol/Acetaminophen is a very commonly used drug for getting relief from mild to moderate pain and reduce fever. Abenol is used for the treatment for patients with aspirin allergy, ulcers, or clotting (bleeding) disorders.
Abenol works like the other similar medicines do. They work by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins in the central nervous system and peripherally blocks pain impulse generation; produces antipyresis from inhibition of hypothalamic heat-regulating center.
Is any prescription required to get Abenol?
As such no specific prescription is required to get Abenol, however it is advisable to consult a doctor before taking Abenol. Abenol may cause certain side effects and it is possible that some individuals are allergic to Abenol. Also, as the suitability of a particular drug depends from individual to individual, and hence a doctor can be a best guide for the same.
Dosage of Abenol?
Abenol comes in various forma like Capsules, Oral granules, Oral liquid (drops), Powders, Suspension (drops) and Tablets. The dosage of Abenol/Acetaminophen depends from person to person, and one must consult a doctor before taking Abenol. However, the normal starting dose is around 500mg every 3 hours. The dose of Abenol/Acetaminophen may be increased depending upon the specific requirements. Your doctor will advise whether the dose is to be taken a single dose or as two separate doses.
What is the minimum duration for which Abenol should be taken?
There is no specific time duration for which Abenol/Acetaminophen should be taken, as Abenol only helps in reducing the problem. As per the advice of a medical practitioner, Abenol/Acetaminophen may be taken for as long as required.
Are there any side effects of Abenol?
Yellowing of eyes or skin
Feeling sick (nausea) or vomiting
Dry mouth or throat
Bloody or cloudy urine
Bloody or black, tarry stools
Note: The intensity of the above is generally mild to moderate.
Under what circumstances should Abenol not be used?
If one is allergic to Abenol/Acetaminophen or any other specific drug.
Abenol should not be given to children without the advice of a doctor.
If one has kidney problems or a liver problem, Abenol should be used with caution.
If one is pregnant or is breast feeding, Abenol should be taken under doctor’s guidance.
Under which storage conditions Abenol should be kept?
Abenol/Acetaminophen should be kept in the box until it is time to take them. If Abenol is taken out of the box they may not be good for use. And Abenol should be kept in a cool dry place where the temperature stays below 25°C. Keep Abenol/Acetaminophen out of the reach of children.