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What is Disprin Plus?

Disprin Plus Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Fever, Cold, Headache, Toothache, Ear Pain, Periods Pain and other conditions.
Disprin Plus Tablet contains Paracetamol as an active ingredient.
Disprin Plus Tablet works by increasing the pain threshold and increases the blood flow across the skin, heat loss and sweating.
Detailed information related to Disprin Plus Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Disprin Plus Tablet Uses

Disprin Plus Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Disprin Plus Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Disprin Plus Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
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Disprin Plus Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

Disprin Plus Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Disprin Plus Tablet - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Disprin Plus Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Feeling Of Sickness
  • Skin Reddening
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Swollen Facial Features
  • Liver Damage
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
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Disprin Plus Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

Disprin Plus Tablet - Drug Interactions

If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Disprin Plus Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Disprin Plus Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Alcohol
  • Interfere with certain laboratory tests
  • Juxtapid mipomersen
  • Ketoconazole
  • Leflunomide
  • Prilocaine
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Disprin Plus Tablet - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Disprin Plus Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Disprin Plus Tablet should not be taken if you have the following conditions:
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Disprin Plus Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Disprin Plus Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Disprin Plus Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
    Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Disprin Plus Tablet be used for fever and cold?
    Yes, fever and cold are among the most common reported uses for Disprin Plus Tablet. Please do not use Disprin Plus Tablet for fever and cold without consulting first with your doctor. Click here to find out what other patients report as common uses for Disprin Plus Tablet.
  • How long do I need to use Disprin Plus Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported 1 day and same day as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Disprin Plus Tablet. Click here to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Disprin Plus Tablet.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Disprin Plus Tablet?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported once a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Disprin Plus Tablet. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Disprin Plus Tablet. Click here to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Disprin Plus Tablet.
  • Should I consume Disprin Plus Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?
    TabletWise.com website users have most commonly reported consuming Disprin Plus Tablet #After Food#. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here to find out what other patients report as timing of using Disprin Plus Tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Disprin Plus Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Disprin Plus Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Disprin Plus Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not take extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
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Overdosage of Disprin Plus Tablet

  • Do not take more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Disprin Plus Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
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Storage of Disprin Plus Tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Disprin Plus Tablet.
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Expired Disprin Plus Tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Disprin Plus Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to take expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
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Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Disprin Plus Tablet - Packages and Strengths

Disprin Plus Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Disprin Plus Tablet - Packages: 10 Tablet

Disprin Plus Tablet - Manufacturers

The medicine is manufactured by the following companies
  • Reckitt Benckiser

Disprin Plus Tablet - Demographic Information

References

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  9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). Unintentional drug poisoning in the United States - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
  10. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. Put your medicines up and away and out of sight - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  11. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. The quick scoop: medicines and your family: safely storing and disposing of medicines - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  12. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. How to dispose of unused medications - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
  13. World Health Organization: Information sheet: Pharmaceuticals in drinking-water - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
  14. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
  15. Harvard Medical School (2016). Drug Expiration Dates - Do They Mean Anything? - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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