CETAL: Your Trusted Relief for Pain and Fever in Adults and Children

CETAL® Tablets, Drops, Suspension, and Suppositories are pharmaceutical products designed to provide effective analgesic and antipyretic relief for both adults and children. This guide is tailored to provide comprehensive information for medical professionals, ensuring a clear understanding of CETAL’s composition, action, indications, dosage recommendations, and packaging details.

Composition and Action

Composition:

  • Acetaminophen (Paracetamol): 500mg (Tablet), 100mg (Drops per 1ml), 250mg (Suspension per 5ml), 120mg (Suppository for children)

Action:

  • Acetaminophen, the active metabolite of phenacetin, exhibits potent central analgesic and antipyretic activity. The micronized form in CETAL’s aqueous media enhances bioavailability, ensuring rapid absorption and a quick therapeutic effect. CETAL is particularly suitable for patients intolerant to acetylsalicylic acid or dipyrone.

Indications

CETAL is indicated for the treatment of painful and febrile conditions in both adults and infants.

Dosage Recommendations

Tablets:

  • Adults: 1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours or as directed by the physician.

Children:

  • Below 1 Year: 1/2 – 1 spoon (62.5-125 mg) 3-4 times daily.
  • 1-6 Years: 1-2 spoons (125-250 mg) 3-4 times daily.
  • 6-12 Years: 2-4 spoons or 1-2 teaspoonful (250-500 mg) 3-4 times daily.
  • Suppository: 1 suppository 2-4 times daily.

Drops:

  • Infants and Children (below 12 Years): 10-15mg/kg every 4-6 hours.

Note: The attached spoon is marked at 2.5 ml (125 mg).

Packaging

CETAL® Tablets:

  • Strips of 10 tablets each.
  • Boxes of 20 and 1000 tablets.

CETAL® Drops:

  • Bottles of 15ml with a plastic dropper.

CETAL® Suspension:

  • Bottles of 60ml.

CETAL® Suppositories:

  • Packs of 5 and 100 suppositories.

Safety Measures

  • Keep away from the reach of children.
  • To be used under medical supervision.
  • Do not use the product after the expiration date.

Conclusion

CETAL stands as a reliable choice for managing pain and fever in both adults and children. With its varied forms, including tablets, drops, suspension, and suppositories, CETAL provides flexibility in administration. Medical professionals should ensure strict adherence to dosage guidelines and safety measures to optimize therapeutic benefits and minimize risks. If there are any concerns or questions, healthcare providers are encouraged to provide guidance and supervision.