Mon. May 25th, 2020

Panadol Optizorb Tablets – Interesting Facts

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Panadol Optizorb is an analgesic based on paracetamol that uses a new disintegrate technology to provide pain and discomfort quick, suitable, effective relief. Optizorb Panadol quickly dissolves (in the stomach) and leaves the body naturally.

What Is It Key Features?

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The Optizorb Formulation contains a patented delivery system that allows for more efficient delivery of paracetamol by breaking down faster than regular Panadol tablets.

What are the Ingredients?

Active ingredient: 500mg Paracetamol


Age: Adults and children over 12 years

Dose: 1 – 2 caplets

How Often: Every 4 to 6 hours as required, do not exceed 8 caplets in 24 hours

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Not recommended for kids under 12 years of age.

  • Individual response varies.
  •  If used as directed, residue leaves the body.

Side Effects

  • Diarrhea.
  • Increased sweating.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Nausea or vomiting.
  • Stomach cramps or pain.
  • Swelling.

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How does Panadol Optizorb Works?

Panadol Optizorb Pain Relief Tablets

Standard paracetamol tablets are sometimes slow to dissolve and absorb, and can sometimes take a long time to effect. The makers of Panadol have developed an Optizorb which allows the tablet to start disintegrating in as little as 5 minutes.

What does it relieve?

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  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Backaches
  • Joint and muscle pain
  • Period Pain
  • Toothaches
  • Sore Throat

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How to take it?

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The way to take this medicine is Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

Is Panadol Optizorb Safe for Pregnancy?

Generally, it considers to be safe but before taking paracetamol, pregnant women should seek medical advice as with the use of any medicine during pregnancy.

Warning & precautions

⦁ Always Read the label all the time

⦁   If you are allergic to paracetamol do not take it

⦁   Keep out of sight and reach for children.

⦁   Before taking Panadol Optizorb, please consult your doctor if you have you have any liver or kidney problems.

⦁ Overdose may result in failure of the liver. In the event of an overdose, immediate medical management is required, even if there are no symptoms of overdose.


Effects on driving and using machines?

Panadol Tablets / Caplets (with Optizorb formulation) have no significant impact on the ability

to drive or use machines.

Shelf Life

The product’s shelf life is three years from the date of manufacture

What happens when you swallow a tablet?

Stage 1 Disintegration – The tablet breaks apart into smaller pieces called granules.

 Stage 2 Dissolution – The granules break into particles small enough to dissolve in the stomach.

 Stage 3 Absorption – The particles are finally absorbed throughout the body and into the bloodstream – where the medicine can take effect.

Can I use Panadol Optizorb after the expiry date?

No, after the expiry date, we do not recommend using the product as we cannot guarantee the safety and efficacy of the product after that date. If the product has already expired, we suggest that the product is returned to the place of purchase.

Can I take Panadol Optizorb on an empty stomach?

Ibuprofen, aspirin and other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) can irritate the stomach lining, so it is best to take them with food, or a glass of milk. Panadol optizorb doesn’t hurt the stomach lining, so it won’t matter if you haven’t eaten.