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Acton Or Information

Acton Or is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Fever, Headache, Pain. Other than this, Acton Or has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Acton Or. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Acton Or can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Acton Or normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Acton Or has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Safe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Acton Or related warnings talks about Acton Or's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Acton Or is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Liver Disease, Drug Allergies as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Acton Or are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Acton Or may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Acton Or is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



Acton Or Benefits & Uses

Acton Or is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Acton Or Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Fever
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 650 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 hourly
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Fever
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 650 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Fever
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Fever
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 15 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Acton Or Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Acton Or safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Acton Or safely.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Acton Or safe during breastfeeding?


    Acton Or is safe for breastfeeding women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Acton Or on the Kidneys?


    Acton Or may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Acton Or on the Liver?


    There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Acton Or. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Acton Or on the Heart?


    Acton Or is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Acton Or with Other Drugs

Acton Or should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Life Threatening

Severe

Moderate

Mild



Acton Or Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Acton Or unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Acton Or

  • Is this Acton Or habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Acton Or.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Acton Or since it will not make you feel sleepy.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Acton Or only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Acton Or is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Acton Or Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Acton Or


    Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Acton Or and food will interact.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Acton Or


    Consumption of alcohol and Acton Or together may have severe effects on your health.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Acton Or

Question almost 5 years ago

What are the interactions between Acton Or and codeine?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

No harmful interactions have been reported between Acton Or and codeine. Do not take it until and unless prescribed. However, if you are experiencing any unpleasant medicinal side effects such as nausea, stomach pain, and tremors after taking Acton Or. Inform your doctor immediately.

Question over 5 years ago

Does Acton Or work for back pain?

Dr. Abhijit MBBS , General Physician

Acton Or is not recommended for back pain. However, It can be taken along with a painkiller for the treatment of back pain. 

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Acton Or without food?

Dr. K. M. Bhatt MBBS, PG Dip , Cardiology, Pediatrics, General Surgery, General Physician, Emergency Medicine, Physical Medicine

Yes, you can take Acton Or with or without food, because it doesn't irritate the stomach lining, unlike other drugs. However, if you are taking NSAIDs (painkillers) such as Aspirin and Ibuprofen along with paracetamol it is best to take them with a light meal or a glass of milk.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I use Acton Or in migraine?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

Yes, you can use Acton Or in a migraine. Paracetamol and other NSAIDs are used in treating migraine. However, there are other medicines available that are better for treating migraine than Acton Or. Please consult a doctor to know about these alternative medicines.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Acton Or be used to treat stomach pain?

Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

No, Acton Or is not used for treating stomach pain. The stomach pain could be due to some underlying medical condition which may require medical attention. If the pain does not subside within 1 day. Please consult your doctor without further delay.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

KD Tripathi. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 206-207

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Acetaminophen (acetaminophen)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ofirmev (acetaminophen)



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