Paracetamol 500 mg & Caffeine 65 mg


Caftyl (Paracetamol & Caffeine) is a fast acting and safe analgesic with marked antipyretic property. It is specially suitable for patients who, for any reason, can not tolerate aspirin or other analgesics. The presence of Caffeine increases the effectiveness of Paracetamol.

Caftyl: Each tablet contains Paracetamol BP 500 mg & Caffeine BP 65 mg.
The indications of Caftyl are as follows • Headache • Migraine • Toothache • Neuralgia • Feverishness • Period pain • Sore throat • Rheumatic pain & backache • Helps to reduce temperature • Pain of colds and flu
Adult: 1-2 tablets every 4-6 hours. Maximum dose 4 g (8 tablets) daily.
Paracetamol is contraindicated in patients with severe renal function impairment and hepatic disease (Viral Hepatitis). It is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to paracetamol or caffeine.
Paracetamol & Caffeine should be given cautiously in the following cases : In patients with hepatic or renal failure, in patients taking other hepatotoxic medication. Prolonged use of the drug without consulting with a physician should be avoided.
Side effects of paracetamol are usually mild, though haematological reactions including thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, pancytopenia, neutropenia and agranulocytosis have been reported. Pancreatitis, skin rashes and other allergic reactions occur occasionally.
Paracetamol & Caffeine increases the effect of chloramphenicol and coumarin anti-coagulant. Risk of hepatotoxicity of paracetamol may be increased in alcoholics or in patients taking other anti- epileptic medications.
Pregnant mothers should consult with doctors before taking Paracetamol & Caffeine. Paracetamol & Caffeine can be taken while breast feeding.
Symptoms of Paracetamol overdose in the first 24 hours are pallor, nausea, vomiting, anorexia and abdominal pain. Liver damage may become apparent 12 to 40 hours after ingestion. Abnormalities of glucose metabolism and metabolic acidosis may occur.
Caftyl: Each box contains 10 blister strips of 10 tablets.