Medik-55: Composition, Side Effects, Interactions
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.
It contains paracetamol and caffeine as its active ingredient.
There are no side effects recorded from the use of paracetamol. However, in rare cases, a skin rash may occur.
Medik-55 should be used according to a doctor’s prescription. Large doses may cause liver damage.
Medik-55 should not be used by patients who have liver issues, hepatic dysfunction, or show allergic reactions to this product.
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.
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.