Uphamol 250 contains
acetaminophen ( paracetamol ), a well proven analgesic and antipyretic.
Uphamol 250 can be used to
relieve discomfort due to fever, flu, cold, teething, post vaccination
reactions, headache, earache and toothache.
Uphamol 250 is well accepted by
all children, even the fussiest of them ! Its pleasant formulation will not
irritate children's stomach. Moreover, it is aspirin free, alcohol free !
Each teaspoonful ( 5 ml )
contains 250 mg acetaminophen ( paracetamol ).
1 to 5 years —
½ to 1 teaspoonful ( 2.5 to 5 ml ), 3 to 4 times daily
6 to 12 years — 1 to 2
teaspoonful ( 5 to 10 ml ), 3 to 4 times daily
Do not take more than 4 times in
24 hours and never exceed the recommended dose unless prescribed by your
doctor or pharmacist !
When taken as directed, unwanted effects from Uphamol 250 are rare and
usually mild. Skin rashes and other hypersensitivity reactions have been
SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT FOR
Vomiting, mild nausea,
gastrointestinal upset, hypotension, anorexia and diarrhoea.
Treatment ( For medical
practitioner's information )
• Empty the stomach via induction
of emesis or gastric lavage.
• Acetylcysteine administration
is recommended to be instituted immediately after ingestion of an overdose
has been reported without waiting for the results of urine and plasma level
test. Acetylcysteine is most effect if treatment is started within 10 to 12
hours after ingestion of overdose, however, it may be of some benefit if treatment is started within 24 hours. For oral administration, the
recommended adult dose of acetycysteine is 140mg/kg initially, then 70mg/kg
every 4 hours for 17 doses. Each dose should be diluted to a 5% solution of
drinking fluid prior to administration because of its unpleasant odour and
its sclerosing properties. Any dose vomited within 1 hour of administration
must be repeated. If necessary, the antidote may be given via duodenal
• Plasma acetaminophen
concentration should be determined at least 4 hours following the ingestion
of overdose in order to ascertian the status of patient, Renal and cardiac
function should be monitored and appropriate therapy instituted if
Uphamol 250 should not be taken if children are allergic to acetaminophen (
If symptoms persist, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not keep outdated Uphamol 250.
This preparation contains
paracetamol. Do not take any other paracetamol containing
medicines at the same time.
In bottle of 60 ml., 3.8L
Keep container tightly closed.
Store in a dry place below 30°C.
Protect from light.
Keep out of reach of children
Please refer to box or label.