FEATURES AND BENEFITS
- Fast effective pain relief
- With Caffeine
Panadol Extra provides fast effective temporary relief of pain and discomfort associated with:
- Migraine headache
- Period pain
- Muscular aches
- Headache / Tension headache
- Arthritis / Osteoarthritis
- Cold & flu symptoms
- Sore throat
- Reduces fever
This is a pharmacy only medicine. Always read the label and use only as directed. If symptoms persist, talk to a healthcare professional. We reserve the right to not supply this medicine.
Active ingredients per tablet:
No gluten, lactose or sugar.
Contains hydroxybenzoates as preservatives.
Adults: Take 2 caplets every 4 to 6 hours with water as required, up to a maximum of 8 caplets in 24 hours.
Do not use Panadol Extra:
- If you are allergic to paracetamol, caffeine or any of the ingredients in this product
- If using other medicines containing paracetamol or caffeine
- For children below age 12
- For more than 48 hours for children aged 12 to 17 except on medical advice
- For more than a few days at a time in adults except on medical advice
- If pregnant except on medical advice
- If any except on medical advice
- If any of the seals on this packaging are broken
- If the package use-by-date has expired
- Until you read the enclosed leaflet carefully
Ask a doctor before use
- If you have liver or kidney problems
- If you are taking warfarin
- If you are breastfeeding
Stop use and see your doctor immediately if you have an allergic skin reaction, shortness of breath or wheezing after taking Panadol.
If an overdose is taken or suspected, ring the Poisons Information Centre 0800 764 766 or go to the hospital immediately, even if you feel well because of the risk of delayed, serious liver damage if left untreated.
Keep to the recommended dose.
Limit the use of caffeine-containing products (including tea and coffee) when taking these caplets. One dose of Panadol Extra (2 tablets) contains 130mg of caffeine - this is about 2 cups of instant coffee.
Caffeine may cause sleeplessness if it is taken within several hours before going to bed.