PERA-B Syrup MANUFACTURER/ MARKETER C Pharmaceuticals SALT COMPOSITION Ibuprofen (100mg) + Paracetamol (162.5mg) STORAGE Store below 30°C
Your child’s medicine at a glance
PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension is a combination of two medicines, ibuprofen and paracetamol. Both of these belong to a class of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS). PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension helps lower body temperature (fever) and reduce pain and inflammation (redness and swelling) both in infants and children.
Your child may exhibit side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, and diarrhea after taking this medicine. These side effects are temporary and should subside once your child’s body adapts to the medicine. In case they persist or become bothersome for your child, do consult your child’s doctor on a priority basis.
Before giving PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension to your child, do inform your child’s doctor if your child is allergic to any medicine or products, or has any history of heart problems, birth defects, liver disease, kidney disease, lung disease, or bleeding disorder. This information is critical for dose alteration and helps in planning your child's overall treatment.
Uses of PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension in children
Description of Pain relief
Pain is a symptom in which the person feels an uneasiness or discomfort. This feeling is triggered in the nervous system. Pain may be sharp or dull. It may come and go, or it may be constant.
Signs and Symptoms
The person may feel pain in the affected area of the body, such as your back, abdomen, chest, or pelvis.
Pain can be helpful in diagnosing a problem. Without pain, you might hurt yourself. In the absence of pain, you may also not realize about the underlying problems in the body.
Causes and Risk Factors
Pain may go on for weeks, months or even years. This is called chronic pain. Sometimes chronic pain is due to an ongoing cause, such as cancer or arthritis. Many a times the cause is unknown and is very specific
Fortunately, there are many ways to treat pain. Treatment varies depending on the cause of pain.
1. Medications include,
a) Pain relievers
2. Alternative therapy such as acupuncture
Description of Fever
Fever is defined as a state when the body temperature increases the normal body temperature (99.5 F-100.9 F) most commonly due to an underlying illness or infection in the body. It is usually followed by body ache, fatigue, and tiredness.
Causes and Risk Factors
Common causes are:
1. Bacterial and viral infections
2. Certain medicines
3. Heat exhaustion
5. Autoimmune diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Common symptoms include:
1. Temperature is more than the normal body temperature (above 98.6°F)
2. Low appetite
4. Increased pain sensitivity
5. Decreased ability to concentrate
1. Treatment depends on the cause of your fever. Your doctor may recommend using over-the-counter medicines such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen to lower a very high fever.
2. In case the symptoms persist, you may be recommended to get your medical tests done.
Benefits of PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension for your child
In Pain relief
PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension contains two medicines: Paracetamol and Ibuprofen both of which are widely used as pain killers. They work in different ways to reduce pain, swelling, and inflammation. This medicine is very effective in treating mild to moderate pain associated with migraine, headache, backache, period (menstrual) pain, dental pain, and rheumatic and muscular pain. The anti-inflammatory component makes this medicine more effective in treating strains, sprains, and muscle pains.
Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take too much as this can be dangerous and do not take it for longer than you need it. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time.
Side effects of PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension in children
PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-
Common side effects of PERA-B
How can I give PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension to my child?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension is to be taken with food.
How PERA-B Suspension works
PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension is a combination of two medicines: Ibuprofen and Paracetamol. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Long term use of this medicine can affect the kidney function.
PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of PERA-B100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor. However, the use of PERA-B100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.
What if I forget to give PERA-B 100 mg/162.5 mg Suspension to my child?
Do not panic. Unless your doctor has advised a specific regime for your child, you can give the missed dose as soon as you remember it. Skip the missed dose if it’s almost time for the next dose. Do not give a double dose and follow the prescribed dosing schedule.