Paracetamol

Also known as: Acetaminophen

Active ingredient description

Paracetamol is a medication used to treat pain and fever. It does appear to selectively inhibit COX activities in the brain, which may contribute to its ability to treat fever and pain.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

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Classification
Paracetamol
N Nervous system → N02 Analgesics → N02B Other analgesics and antipyretics → N02BE Anilides
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Medicines

Paracetamol is the active ingredient of these drugs:

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Paracetamol is also found within below combination drugs:

ABACAT , ABERCROM , ACETAZONE FORTE , ACETAZONE FORTE C8 , ACTIFED RHUME , ACTIFED VITAMINE C , ACTIVELIN , ACTIVEX ADULTE , ACTRON , ADALGUR , ADOBIL , ADOL EXTRA , ADOLINE EXTRA , ADOLINE FORT , ADOLOMED , AGRYPIN , AGUD , AIDEX , AIDRINEX , AIRACOLIN , ALCONASE , ALERJUVENTUS EXPECTORANTE JARABE , ALGESIC EXTRA , ALGESIC PLUS , ALGESIC RHUME , ALGICOD , ALGIDOL , ALGIDOL EXTRA , ALGISEDAL , ALGOFEN , ALKA-SELTZER XS , ALLZITAL , ALTERMOL , AMANOLIN , ANADIN EXTRA , ANALGAN CODEINE , ANALGAN EXTRA , ANALGILASA , ANALGIPLUS , ANAREX , ANSPANED , ANTICATARRAL , ANTIDOL 15 , ANTIDOLNAIT , ANTINO , ANTYGRYPIN COMPLEX , APADAZ , APAP C PLUS , APAP EXTRA , APAP INTENSE , APOGRIP , APOTEL PLUS , ARAFRIOL , ARCOMIN , ARFEN PLUS , ARIKAN , ARIZEN , ARKINAS , ASKOFENAS L , ASTONI , ATRACE , BACTERMIN , BALMEDIL , BEAFLU PLUS , BEECHAMS ALL-IN-ONE , BEECHAMS COLD & FLU , BEECHAMS COLD AND FLU HOT , BEECHAMS FLU-PLUS , BEECHAMS FLU-PLUS HOT , BEECHAMS HOT LEMON , BENADRYL ALLERGY, SINUS & PAIN TOTAL , BENEGRIP MULTI , BENEGRIP MULTI DIA , BENITAPP , BENOFLEX P , BERITON , BESEROL , BETACAPINE , BETHOLIN , BI-AMDOL , BI-GESIC , BISOLGRIP , BISOMINIL , BOBOMED , BODI COUGH & FLU , BONCOL FORTE , BONOMED , BRENDOLIN , BRIANOLIN , BROMETONE , BROMOCAP , BRONCHOGRIP , BUPAP , BUSCODUO , BUSCOPAN PLUS , BUTAPAP , BYFONEN PLUS , CAD-FORTE , CALMAGRIP FORTE , CAMGESIC , CAMILOLIN , CANNEX , CAPTOR , CARBOMED , CARBROSO , CARECTAL , CARHILL , CARILOX , CARINAS , CARLYSO , CARPARSO , CEDINEX , CEFADRIN , CEFALGIN MIGRAPLUS , CEFALINE HAUTH , CEFALIUM , CELLTIC , CETAGESIC , CETAMIN , CETRADOL , CHAISENTOMG COLD , CHELSOLIN , CHOLIGRIP , CHOLIGRIP NA NOC , CHRISTAMOL EXTRA , CIMEGRIPE , CIMEGRIPE DIA , CINFATOS COMPLEX , CITRAMON , CITRAMONAS , CITROSAN , CLANDERON , CLARADOL , CLARIFLU , CLOCINOL , CO-ALGESIC , CO-ALGIDOL , CO-CHYMIN , CO-FLUENZA , CO-FLUZA , CO-SENDEN , CO-SNEZET , CO-TIPOL , COD-EFFERALGAN , CODACIN , CODACON , CODALGIN , CODAMOL , CODANOL , CODANTIN , CODAPANE 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Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

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Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
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Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC)
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

3D molecular structure

3D representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

362O9ITL9D - ACETAMINOPHEN

CAS registry number

103-90-2 - Paracetamol

SNOMED-CT

384977007 - Paracetamol (substance)

387517004 - Paracetamol (substance)