Napa (Paracetamol) is a fast acting and safe analgesic with marked antipyretic property. It is specially suitable for patients who, for any reason, can not tolerate aspirin or other analgesics.
All conditions requiring relief from pain and fever such as neuritis, neuralgia, headache, earache, toothache, pain due to rheumatic disorder, cold, influenza, dysmenorrhoea, post-vaccination pain and fever of children etc. Napa suppositories are used for rapid symptomatic management of pain and fever. It is given as rectal suppository for mild to moderate pain and for pyrexia.
Dosage and Administration:
Tablet/Extra Tablet : Adults : 1-2 tablets 3-4 times daily;
Syrup/Suspension : Adults : 4-8 Measuring spoonful 3-4 times daily; Children : 6-12 years : 2- 4 measuring spoonful 3-4 times daily, 1-5 years : 1-2 Measuring spoonful 3-4 times daily, Up to 1 year : 1/2 -1 Measuring spoonful 3-4 times daily.
Paediatric drops : Neonates & Children : 0-3 months : 0.5 ml, 4-11 months : 1ml, 12-23 months : 1.5 ml, 2-3 years : 2 ml, 4-5 years : 3ml four times daily or as directed by physicians.
Suppositories : Children : 1-5 years : 125- 250 mg, 6-12 years : 250-500 mg, up to 4 times daily.
Paracetamol is contraindicated in patients with severe renal function impairment and hepatic disease (Viral Hepatitis).
Paracetamol should be given with caution to patients with impaired kidney or liver function. Paracetamol should be given with care to patients taking other drugs that affect the liver.
Side effects of paracetamol are usually mild, though haematological reactions including thrombocytopenia, leucopenia, pancytopenia neutropenia, and agranulocytosis have been reported. Pancreatitis, skin rashes, and other allergic reactions occur occasionally.
Use in Special Population Pregnancy and lactation :
Pregnant or nursing mother seek the advice of a health professional before using this product.
Napa® Tablet : Box containing 50 blister strips of 10 tablets, each containing 500 mg Paracetamol BP.
Napa® Extra Tablet : Box containing 20 blister strips of 10 tablets, each containing 500 mg Paracetamol BP and 65 mg Caffeine BP.
Napa® Syrup : Bottle containing 100 ml, 60 ml & 50 ml syrup, each 5 ml containing 120 mg Paracetamol BP.
Napa® Suspension : Bottle containing 60 ml & 50 ml suspension, each 5 ml containing 120 mg Paracetamol BP.
Napa® Paediatric Drops : Bottle containing 15 ml drops, each ml containing 80 mg Paracetamol BP.
Napa® 125 Suppository : Box containing 4 foils of 5 suppositories (4 x 5’s), each tablet containing 125 mg Paracetamol BP.
Napa® 250 Suppository : Box containing 4 foils of 5 suppositories (4 x 5’s), each containing 250 mg Paracetamol BP.
Napa® 500 Suppository : Box containing 4 foils of 5 suppositories (4 x 5’s), each containing 500 mg Paracetamol BP.