What is Paracetamol Retard?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)

Paracetamol Retard is an international product that contains the analgesic acetaminophen in a slow release formulation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 11 0
Fibromyalgia 6 0
Muscle and joint pain 5 2
Fever 1 1
Herniated disc 1 0
Purging 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Paracetamol Retard

Side effect Patients
Ulcer 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Paracetamol Retard

Dosage Patients
3 g daily 1
1,000 mg four times daily 1
2 500mg as needed 1
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Paracetamol Retard

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Paracetamol Retard

Duration

Currently taking Paracetamol Retard

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped taking Paracetamol Retard

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Paracetamol Retard.