Read the medicine
guide provided by your pharmacist, your doctor, or the medicine company. If you have any questions related to Progesic
, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Use Progesic Syrup as per the instructions provided by your doctor.
Progesic Syrup is a pain
reliever. Pain relievers work the best if used as soon as you feel any pain. They may not work as well if they are delayed until the pain has worsened.
is used with or without food. Do not crush, chew or dissolve the medicine in water.
The typical dose of Progesic for adults is 1000 mg every 4-6 hours while symptoms last (not more than 4000 mg in one day). The maximum dose for adult patients of Progesic
is 4000 mg per day. This medicine is generally used for a period of 3 days for fever
, and 10 days for pain
. It takes 30 minutes for this medicine to start its action. This medicine is not known to be addictive or habit-forming.
Discuss with your doctor if your condition does not improve. Discuss with your doctor if pain
lasts for a long time or gets worse, and your headache
worsens more frequently or a headache develops again after every 2 days. If you have any kidney disease, a smaller dose may be prescribed to decrease the risk of kidney problems. If you have issues with the health of your liver, a lower dose may be prescribed to lower the risk of liver problems.
If you are giving Progesic Syrup
to a child, be sure to use a product that is for use in children. Use the child's weight or age to find the right dose from the product package or medicine label. You can also read the dosage section
of this page to know the correct dose for your child. Else, consult with your doctor and follow their recommendation.
if using the orally-disintegrating form of this medicine, make sure you do not consume any food or fluid 5 minutes before or after taking this medicine. Before taking the medicine
out of the package, wash your hands thoroughly. Place the medicine on the tongue. Make sure you do not chew or swallow the medicine
. You do not need to drink water after consuming the medicine. In certain cases, the medicine can taste slightly bitter. Also, ensure that you do not break or split the medicine.
If using the rapidly-dissolving tablet form of this medicine, chew this medicine or allow the medicine
to dissolve on the tongue. Next, swallow the medicine with or without water.
To decrease the possibility of side-effects, you might be recommended to use the extended-release form of this medicine
by your dcotor. The extended-release medicine helps in maintaining a steady level of the medicine in your body for a longer period of time. Do not crush or chew the medicine, unless indicated on the package or by your doctor.
If you are using the chewable tablet form of this medicine, make sure you chew the medicine
before you swallow it.
If using the liquid form of this medicine
, measure the dose using the provided measuring cup, spoon, or dropper. Before pouring the medicine into the measuring device, you should check the measurement markings carefully. Then, pour the dose amount into the device. After use, clean and store the measuring device in a safe place for your next use. You should not use a tablespoon or teaspoon as the dose measuring devices since it can result in an incorrect dose. If indicated on the product package, shake the medicine
If being used as an injection, this medicine should be given in the vein once every 4 to 6 hours. Carefully examine the injection for any change in color or presence of particles. To prevent the blockage of blood-supply caused by air bubbles, the end of the injection process should be observed properly. Use the injection within 6 hours after opening it. Do not refrigerate or freeze the injection.
Avoid consuming alcohol
together with Progesic.
Medicines may be recommended for uses other than those listed in the medicine guide. You should not use Progesic Syrup
for conditions or symptoms for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Progesic Syrup to other people, even if they have the same conditions or symptoms that you have. The use of this medicine without the advice of a doctor may cause harm.
Follow storage instructions on the product package if available. Store Progesic Syrup
at 20-25°C (68-77°F), away from heat, away from moisture, and away from light. Store this medicine
away from children and pets