With a presence in over 80 countries, paracetamol in Panadol is one of the world’s most trusted pain relievers.1,2
Panadol with paracetamol
Globally, paracetamol or acetaminophen is one of the most used analgesic and antipyretic over-the-counter drugs.3
Multi-component paracetamol preparations
Paracetamol is currently formulated as a single compound or as an active ingredient of multi-component preparations in combination with active ingredients1 to provide relief from fever and different types of pain (e.g. muscular and joint pains, headaches and dysmenorrhoea).
Can be taken on an empty stomach
Paracetamol does not compromise the stomach’s protective lining and can be taken even on an empty stomach or by those at risk of stomach ulcers.4,5*
The bi-layer technology uses two formulations – an immediate release layer on the outside of the caplet and a second underlying layer that delivers the remaining paracetamol for up to 8 hours of pain relief.8
The Panadol range includes products with innovative technology for faster disintegration and absorption5,8 and, in combination with other ingredients such as caffeine to effectively handle tough pains.10-15
Panadol offers a range of solutions for individual patient needs
- Paracetamol is rapidly and almost completely absorbed from the gastro-intestinal tract.9
- Early absorption of paracetamol (fraction of dose over the first 60 minutes) is 32% greater from Panadol Advance compared to standard paracetamol tablet.9
The combination of paracetmol and caffeine is a well established analgesic combination.16
The sustained release tablet releases drug at a rate which ensures therapeutically active plasma paracetamol concentrations are rapidly attained and maintained until up to 8 hours after administration.17
Panadol in practice
Joint pain & osteoarthritis
Based on the 2018 Global Pain Index (GPI), 92% of 24,000 people surveyed around the world suffered from some pain and 87% experienced joint pain.18 Discover more about joint and osteoarthritic pain including signs and symptoms and, how to manage them.
Fever is a common sign and symptom observed in a variety of clinical settings.19Discover more about fever in adults and children including how to assess fever, “red flag” symptoms and its management.
Headache disorders, characterised by recurrent episode of headaches, are one of the most common disorders of the nervous system and, can be painful and disabling to sufferers.20 Find out more about tension-type headaches, “red flag” symptoms and how to manage them.