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Medik-55: Composition, Side Effects, Interactions

Medik 55 Tablet is used to treat painful conditions such as headache  including migraine, which is characterized by a recurrent headache ranging  in severity from moderate to severe, toothache, backache, pain and

What Is Medik-55 Used For?

Medik-55 is an analgesic used in the treatment of headache, migraine, toothache, back pain, menstrual cramps, sore throat, fever, pains, and symptoms of a cold. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.

Composition

It contains paracetamol and caffeine as its active ingredient.

Side Effects

There are no side effects recorded from the use of paracetamol. However, in rare cases, a skin rash may occur.

Dosage

Medik-55 should be used according to a doctor’s prescription. Large doses may cause liver damage.

Contra-Indications

Medik-55 should not be used by patients who have liver issues, hepatic dysfunction, or show allergic reactions to this product. 

Precautions

It should be taken with care in patients who suffer from renal or hepatic problems, as paracetamol may trigger hepatoxic effects. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery while on this drug, as its caffeine content might make you feel sleepy.

Interactions

There are no serious interactions. Paracetamol does not trigger gastrointestinal irritation and can be taken by ulcer patients. 

However, if you’re taking any medications that contain domperidone, metoclopramide, colestyramine, or other drugs that possess anticoagulant properties, let your doctor know about them.

Is Medik-55 safe for use in pregnancy?

Paracetamol is not safe for use in pregnancy. Consult your doctor before taking Medik-55 while pregnant.

Can I use Medik-55 while breastfeeding?

Medik-55 is not safe for use during breastfeeding. 

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