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This Medicine is sold by BOOTS UK LIMITED at the professional discretion of a Boots pharmacist.
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Boots Paracetamol Tablets 500 mg are a painkiller to relieve mild to moderate pain including headache, migraine, neuralgia, toothache, sore throat, period pain, rheumatic and muscular aches and pains, sciatica, fibrositis, lumbago, joint swelling and stiffness. They can also be used to relieve the symptoms of colds and flu and reduce a fever.
Adults and children aged 6 years and over.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that tablet.
Adults and children of 12 years and over: one or two tablets up to four times a day, if you need to. Don't take more than 8 tablets in any 24 hours.
Children of 6 to 11 years: half to one tablet up four times a day, if you need to. Don't take more than 4 tablets in any 24 hours.
Don't take more often than every 4 hours.
Swallow each tablet with water.
Do not give to children under 6 years, unless your doctor tells you to.
Hazards and Cautions
Before you take this medicine:
- Do not take with any other paracetamol containing products.
- Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of an overdose, even if you feel well.
Do not take this medicine for more than 3 days, unless your doctor tells you to.
If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
If you need more advice consult your pharmacist.
- This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
- Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
- Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Also contains: E223.