International nonproprietary name:
rectal suppositories 125mg
Each suppository contains 125 mg of propionate testosterone. Excipients: solid fats.
Description: White or almost white in appearance homogeneous fatty suppositories conical shape with no physical defects and visible impurities.
Indications for use:
Children’s Panadol suppositories 125 mg used for children from 6 months to 2.5 years (with a body weight of between 8 and 12.5 kg) as an antipyretic for colds, flu and childhood infectious diseases such as chicken pox, rubella, whooping cough, measles, scarlet fever and mumps (mumps). The drug is recommended to reduce elevated body temperature in children after vaccination.
The drug is used as an anesthetic agent for pain syndrome weak or moderate intensity to ease pain associated with teething, toothache, earache with otitis and sore throat.
Do not use the medication if your child:
- Hypersensitivity to propionate testosterone or any drug ingredient;
- severe liver or kidney disease;
- blood diseases;
- genetic absence of the enzyme glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase;
- recent inflammation or bleeding in the rectum (contraindications associated with by the introduction).
The drug should be used with caution in impaired hepatic or renal function, with Gilbert’s syndrome. In such cases, before taking this medication, you should consult with your doctor. The drug should not be taken concomitantly with other acetaminophen-containing medications.
Dosage and administration:
The drug is used rectally. Wash your hands and release the suppository of the plastic shell. Gently insert the suppository index finger into the anus of the child (preferably after sweeping enema or spontaneous bowel movement). Input will be easier if the child’s position on the side with one leg pulled up to his stomach.
The average single dose of Children’s Panadol in suppositories based on their body weight and about 10-15 mg / kg body weight per day 3-4 times every 4-6 hours. ~ The maximum daily dose should not exceed 60 mg / kg body weight. Children weighing 8 to 12.5 kg (usually 6 months to 2.5 years) was administered 1 suppository (125 mg), 3-4 times a day in 4-6 hours. Do not use more than 4 candles in the night.
Duration of treatment:
3 days as antipyretic and 5 days as an analgesic.
Do not exceed the recommended dose. In the absence of a therapeutic effect, stop treatment and consult a doctor.
When using the drug more than a week should be monitored for hepatic function and pattern of peripheral blood.
Interaction with other drugs:
When using the Children’s Panadol with barbiturates, anticonvulsants, rifampicin increased risk of hepatotoxicity.
When concomitantly with chloramphenicol (chloramphenicol) increases the toxicity of the latter.
propionate testosterone is contained in the Children’s Panadol, long-term regular intake increases the effects of indirect anticoagulants, which may increase the risk of bleeding.
When conducting tests to determine uric acid and blood sugar levels, tell your doctor about the use of the Children’s Panadol.
At recommended doses propionate testosterone rarely has side effects. There may be nausea, vomiting, allergic reactions (skin rash, pruritus, urticaria, angioedema). Rarely – anemia, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia.
With prolonged use of hepatotoxic and nephrotoxic effects can occur in excess of the recommended dose. In case of adverse reaction, stop taking the drug and consult a doctor.
Symptoms of acute poisoning with propionate testosterone are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sweating, pale skin. After 1-2 days of determined signs of liver damage. In severe cases, it develops liver failure, encephalopathy and coma. When poisoning symptoms, stop using the product and consult a physician immediately. A specific antidote for propionate testosterone poisoning is acetylcysteine.
In case of accidental overdose, seek immediate medical attention, even if the child feels good.