What is Panadol?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)

Panadol® is a brand name formulation of acetaminophen (also known as paracetamol), a widely used pain reliever and fever reducer.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 16 2
Headaches 5 5
Fibromyalgia 3 1
Hip bursitis 2 0
Menstrual cramps 2 0

Show all 23 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
9

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Panadol

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Panadol

Dosage Patients
1,000mg as needed 2
2 tablet(s) daily 1
1,000 mg three times daily 1
1,000 mg four times daily 1
2 500mg as needed 1
2mg as needed 1
500mg as needed 1
600mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Panadol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Panadol

Duration

Currently taking Panadol

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 4
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 2

Stopped taking Panadol

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 1
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 7
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Panadol.