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Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets

Manufacturer/Marketer

APOLLO HOSPITALS ENTERPRISES LTD

Consume Type

ORAL

In Stock

Product Details

Description

  • Parachoice 500 mg (NSAID) and fever off is used to reduce fever and pain.

About Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets

Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets belongs to the group of medicines called analgesics (pain killers), and antipyretics (fever-reducing agents) used to reduce fever and treat mild to moderate pain. Also, it is used to relieve headache, migraine, toothache, period pain, back pain, muscle pain and rheumatic pains. Pain and fever are caused by the activation of pain receptors due to the release of certain natural chemicals in the body like prostaglandin. 

Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets works by inhibiting the production of certain chemical messengers in the brain known as prostaglandins. Thus, reduces pain. Also, Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets affects an area of the brain that regulates body temperature known as the hypothalamic heat-regulating centre. Thereby, it reduces fever.

Take Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets as advised by your physician. Your doctor will recommend how often you need to take Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets based on your medical condition. In some cases, Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets may cause side effects such as nausea, stomach pain and dark coloured urine. Most of these side effects of Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor. 

Avoid taking Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets if allergic to it. Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets is not recommended for children below 6 years of age. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult a physician before using Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets. Avoid alcohol consumption with Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets as it may increase the risk of liver damage. If you have an impaired nutritional state caused by anorexia (eating disorder), malnutrition or alcohol abuse or if you are dehydrated, inform your doctor before taking Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets.

Uses of Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets

Fever, Pain relief

Key Benefits

Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets contains Paracetamol, an analgesic (pain killer) and antipyretic (reduces fever). It inhibits the production of certain chemical messengers in the brain known as prostaglandins. Thus, reduces pain. Also, Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets affects an area of the brain that regulates body temperature known as the hypothalamic heat-regulating centre. Thereby, it reduces fever.

Directions for Use

Tablet/capsule: Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. It can be taken with or without food anytime. Do not crush, break or chew it.Oral liquid: Shake the bottle well before use. Take the suggested dose by mouth using the measuring cup/dosing syringe/dropper provided by the pack.

Safety Information

  • Store in a cool, dry & dark place.
  • Keep all medicines out of reach of children

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Key Ingredients

Paracetamol

Side Effects of Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Dark coloured urine

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Avoid taking Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets if allergic to it. Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets is not recommended for children below 6 years of age. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult a physician before using Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets. Avoid alcohol consumption with Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets as it may increase the risk of liver damage. If you have an impaired nutritional state caused by anorexia (eating disorder), wrong nutrition or alcohol abuse or if you are dehydrated, inform your doctor before taking Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets. Avoid taking more than recommended doses as it may increase the risk of serious liver damage.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets may interact with blood thinners (warfarin), cholesterol-lowering drugs (cholestyramine), analgesics (aspirin), antibiotics (chloramphenicol, rifampicin), anti-gout medicines (probenecid), antitubercular drug (isoniazid), anticonvulsants (lamotrigine, carbamazepine, phenytoin), and anti-nausea agents (metoclopramide, domperidone). 

Drug-Food Interactions: Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets may interact with St. John’s wort (herbal medicine to treat depression).  Avoid foods rich in carbohydrates, and pectin including jellies, cabbage, Brussels sprouts and broccoli as Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets may interact with these foods. Also, avoid intake of alcohol with Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets as it may increase the risk of liver damage.

Drug-Disease Interactions: If you have kidney or liver disease, hepatitis, Gilbert's syndrome (a liver condition), hemolytic anaemia (abnormal breakdown of red blood cells), G-6-PD deficiency (a hereditary condition resulting in low red blood cell counts), blood poisoning, inform your physician before taking Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • WARFARIN
  • CHOLESTYRAMINE
  • ASPIRIN
  • METOCLOPRAMIDE
  • DOMPERIDONE
  • CHLORAMPHENICOL
  • RIFAMPICIN
  • PROBENECID
  • ISONIAZID
  • LAMOTRIGINE
  • CARBAMAZEPINE
  • PHENYTOIN
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      You are recommended to avoid consumption of alcohol with Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets as it may cause severe liver damage.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Please consult a physician if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy before using Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets. Your physician may suggest the lowest dose of Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets and for the shortest duration if you are pregnant.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets may be excreted in small amounts in breast milk. Therefore, please consult a physician before using Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets if you are breastfeeding.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      not applicable

      Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Take Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your physician as required.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Take Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your physician as required.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets is not recommended for children below 6 years of age.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Get adequate sleep as resting the muscles can help in reducing inflammation and swelling.
    • Follow heat or cold therapy, apply a cold or hot compress on the joints for 15-20minutes regularly.
    • Acupuncture, massage and physical therapy may also be helpful.
    • Eat foods rich in antioxidants such as berries, spinach, kidney beans, dark chocolate, etc.
    • Foods containing flavonoids such as soy, berries, broccoli, grapes and green tea help in reducing inflammation. 
    • Maintain a healthy weight by performing regular low-strain exercises and eating healthy food.
    • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.

    Special Advise

    If you have a high fever or signs of infection after using Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets for more than 3 days or if pain persists after using Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets for more than 5 days, please consult a physician.

    Other Information (APP0149)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Aug-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Pain: It is a term used to describe any unpleasant feeling or discomfort. It occurs due to nerve damage (in cases of backache, toothache, or muscle pain) or persistent stimulation (in headaches or migraine). Pain may vary from mild to severe, depending on the underlying condition.

    Fever: It is an abnormal increase in body temperature due to infection, chemotherapy, or various disease condition. If the body temperature is 98.6°F, it is normal and if it goes above 100.4°F (38), it is called fever or pyrexia. Body temperature is increased in response to infection or varied problems to protect the body. Flu is one of the most common causes of fever. 

    FAQs

    Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets works by inhibiting the production of certain chemical messengers in the brain known as prostaglandins. Thus, reducing pain. Also, Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets affects an area of the brain that regulates body temperature known as the hypothalamic heat-regulating centre. Thus, it reduces fever.

    You are not recommended to take Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets with warfarin as co-administration of these two medicines may increase the risk of bleeding more easily. However, if you are supposed to use these medicines together, you are advised to contact your physician so that the dose may be adjusted appropriately to use safely.

    Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets may affect how certain tests work such as blood sugar test and uric acid test. Therefore, if you are about to undergo blood test or any laboratory tests, inform your physician or lab technician that you are taking Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets.

    You are not recommended to take Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets with other paracetamol containing products as it may cause paracetamol overdose.

    If you take more than suggested doses of Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets, it may cause overdose and lead to serious liver damage. The symptoms of overdose include vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain, paleness and nausea. However, if you notice any of these symptoms while taking Apollo Pharmacy Parachoice 500 mg, 10 Tablets, please consult a doctor immediately.

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    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    55, Ali Towers, Greams Road, Chennai - 600 006.

    (Inclusive of all taxes)

    Provide Delivery Location

    Strip

    1

    10 Tablet in 1 Strip