When used correctly, medicines can help to keep us healthy and recover from various diseases. However, when medicines are not used correctly they can be ineffective or even harmful. Talk to your health professional if you are going to take Paracetamol during more than 3-4 days. Paracetamol is often prescribed based on your particular needs and situations. By taking Paracetamol you can expect fast relief of pain, swelling, fever. The supply of this medicine is also based on different factors including your age, severity of your condition and other problems you may have. Paracetamol is a medicine of choice that is best suited to help you in facilitating your condition if you experience pain in the muscles, bones, have inflammation and other discomforts causing aches. Some of the things you should talk to your health professional about Paracetamol include: If you are taking any other medicines (including prescribed medicines, herbal and natural medicines, vitamin and mineral supplements, over-the-counter medicines); For what purposes you are taking them; How often you are consuming them and when you started taking them; If you have any allergies or medical conditions; If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant; If you drink heavily, smoke or are using any illegal drug. It is important that you understand that Paracetamol is a medicine which you can use only for a short period of time due to the high risk of side effects such as stomach bleeding, gastrointestinal problems, liver damage and others. Make sure that you clearly understand all the instructions given by your doctor or written in the label with the medicine. If often happens that Paracetamol is a component in many different brand names. By knowing the active ingredients of all your medicines you can be sure that you will not overdose Paracetamol. It is also helping to make sure that you keep needed time gaps between your doses and different medicines. Important things to know about Paracetamol include: • The brand name of the medicine; • The strength; • How much to take and how often; • When you started taking Paracetamol; • When you should stop taking it Take Paracetamol according to the instructions. This medicine can be harmful if it is used incorrectly. Only take the recommended amount at the prescribed time and during the recommended period of time. Take it with food to prevent irritation and pain in the stomach. Be aware of potential interactions with alcohol, blood-thinning medicines, other anti-inflammatory drugs. Your response to Paracetamol can be individual and your weight, age, metabolism, hormones, medical history and other medicines can all influence the way Paracetamol works in your body. Paracetamol can be used to treat a number of conditions including mild pain, fever, strong pain if combined with other medicines, cold, flu, other conditions which cause pain. Paracetamol is taken orally and comes in different forms including: tablets, capsule, suppositories, soluble powder, and liquid. Some people misuse Paracetamol and it can harm them seriously. The most common side effects of Paracetamol can be drowsiness and fatigue, rashes, itching, tremors, stomach pain.