What is Paracetamol Effervescent?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)

Paracetamol Effervescent is a formulation of the analgesic drug paracetamol (acetaminophen). Studies show that the effervescent preparation is absorbed significantly faster than ordinary paracetamol and might offer faster pain relief when paracetamol is used.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 13 5
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Headaches 1 0
Henoch-Schonlein purpura 1 0
Joint pain 1 1
Joint stiffness 1 1

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Paracetamol Effervescent

Side effect Patients
Yellow stools 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Paracetamol Effervescent

Dosage Patients
1,000 mg daily 1
2 500mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Paracetamol Effervescent

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 1
Other 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Paracetamol Effervescent

Duration

Currently taking Paracetamol Effervescent

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

Stopped taking Paracetamol Effervescent

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
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 2
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 1
Not specified 4
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There are no evaluations for Paracetamol Effervescent.