Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Pritamol Capsule
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug



  • Available in:
  • Pritamol Capsule
  • Language:
  • English


  • Source:
  • NPRA - National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency - Bahagian Regulatori Farmasi Negara
  • Authorization number:
  • MAL19912096
  • Last update:
  • 28-05-2018

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet(RiMUP)


Paracetamol (500mg)


What is in this leaflet

1. What Pritamol is used for

2. How Pritamol works

3. Before you use Pritamol

4. How to use Pritamol

5. While you are using it

6. Side effects

7. Storage and Disposal of Pritamol

8. Product description

9. Manufacturer and Product Registration


10.Date of revision

What Pritamol is used for

It is used for the relief of fever and pain.

How Pritamol works

Pritamol contains paracetamol, a medicine

which works by relieving pain and reducing

high temperature and fever.

Before you use Pritamol

- When you must not use it

Do not take Pritamol if allergic to

paracetamol or to other ingredients in it.

Allergy alert: Paracetamol may cause

severe skin reactions. Symptoms may

include skin reddening, blisters or rash.

These could be signs of a serious condition.

If these reactions occur, stop use and seek

medical assistance right away.

- Before you start to use it

Inform the doctor or pharmacist if there

are liver or kidney problems, or regularly

taking other medicines that induce the liver

enzyme. Long term use should be avoided.

- Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor if you are taking any

other medicines, including any that you

buy without a prescription from a

pharmacy, supermarket or health food


How to use Pritamol

- How much to use

Adults: oral, 1 – 2 capsules three to four

times daily. Total daily dose should not

exceed 8 capsules. Children 7 - 12 years:

Oral, 1 capsule three to four times daily.

Follow all directions given by your doctor

and pharmacist carefully. They may differ

from the information contained in this

leaflet. If you do not understand the

instructions on the label, ask your doctor or

pharmacist for help.

- When to use it

Use as directed by your doctor or


- How long to use it

Continue taking Pritamol for as long as

your doctor recommends.

- If you forget to use it

Consult your doctor or pharmacist on what

you should do if you forget to use it. Take

the missed dose as soon as you remember.

If it is almost time for your next dose, wait

until then to take the medicine and skip the

missed dose. Do not take a double dose to

make up for the missed dose.

- If you use too much (overdose)

Contact your doctor immediately or go

to the Emergency Department of your

nearest hospital, if you think you or anyone

else may have taken too much of this

medicine. Do this even if there are no signs

of discomfort or poisoning. You may need

urgent medical attention.

Clinical features include diarrhoea, loss of

appetite, nausea or vomiting, stomach

cramps, unusual increase in sweating and

liver or kidney failure.

While you are using Pritamol

- Things you must do

Take your medicine exactly as your

doctor has told you.

Tell the doctor, dentist and pharmacist

treating you that you are taking Pritamol.

Tell your doctor immediately if you are

pregnant while taking this medication.

- Things you must not do

This preparation contains paracetamol. Do

not take any other paracetamol containing

medicines at the same time.

Do not stop taking the medicine unless

advised by your doctor.

Do not take any new medicines without

consulting your doctor doctor or


Do not give Pritamol to anyone else, even

if they have the same symptoms or

condition as you.

- Things to be careful of

Special care is recommended during

pregnancy. The benefits must be assessed

against possible effects on the child.

Side effects

Like all medicines, Pritamol can cause side

effects, although not everybody gets them.

Visit your doctor or pharmacist immediately

if you experience any side effects after

taking this medicine. In recommended

therapeutic dosage, paracetamol is usually

well-tolerated. Rarely, hypersensitivity and

blood disorder reaction occur. Skin

hypersensitivity reactions including skin

rashes, swelling beneath the skin, serious

skin reactions such as Stevens Johnson

Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis have

been reported.

You may report any side effects or adverse

drug reactions directly to the National Centre

for Adverse Drug Reaction Monitoring by

calling Tel: 03-78835550, or visiting the



Reporting Medicinal Problems /

Side Effects / AEFI / Vaccine Safety)

Storage and Disposal of Pritamol

- Storage

Store in a cool, dry place, below 30

Protect from light.

Keep out of reach and sight of children.

- Disposal

Medicines should not be disposed of via

wastewater or household waste. Ask your

pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no

longer required. These measures will help

to protect the environment.

Product description

- What it looks like

Grey opaque / Pink opaque hard gelatin


- Ingredients

- Active ingredient: paracetamol

- Inactive ingredients: cornstarch,

magnesium stearate and dioctyl sodium


- MAL number:


Manufacturer and Product Registration


Prime Pharmaceutical Sdn. Bhd.

1505, Lorong Perusahaan Utama 1

Taman Perindustrian Bukit Tengah

14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia.

Date of revision


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