Generic Name: Paracetamol
Dosage Form: Suppositories
Category: Analgesic, Antipyretic
Packaging: 10 Suppositories
*Packaging design and product name may be different in your country.
Each suppository of Doprane 250 mg contains :
Doprane suppositories are used for the treatment of mild to moderate pain and pyrexia in children:
Doprane suppositories are especially useful in patients unable to take oral forms of paracetamol, e.g. post-operatively or with nausea and vomiting.
The dosage should be based on age and weight i.e. 6 years (20 kg) the dose is 250 mg
(1 suppository per dose).
12 years (40 kg) the dose is 500 mg (2 suppositories per dose).
These doses may be repeated up to maximum of 4 times in 24 hours. The dose should not be repeated more frequently than every 4 hours. The recommended dose should not be exceeded.
Higher doses do not produce any increase in analgesic effect.
Only a whole suppository should be administered – do not break suppository before administration
*The information provided above is general in nature and for informational purposes only. It is NOT a substitute for the advice of your doctor. You must always consult your healthcare professional before starting any medication/supplementation program.