Is paracetamol a GSL?
Paracetamol Tablets 500mg (GSL)
Which medicines contain paracetamol?
Common brand names include Tylenol, Excedrin, Calpol, and Panadol.
How many paracetamol can you buy GSL?
It is illegal to sell more than 100 tablets or capsules of either paracetamol or aspirin in any one retail transaction.
Which category drug is paracetamol?
acetaminophen, also called paracetamol, drug used in the treatment of mild pain, such as headache and pain in joints and muscles, and to reduce fever. Acetaminophen is the major metabolite of acetanilid and phenacetin, which were once commonly used drugs, and is responsible for their analgesic (pain-relieving) effects.
Is GSL same as OTC?
What are OTCs? Over-the-Counter (OTC) medicines (also known as ‘non-prescription’ medicines) can be bought without a prescription and used to prevent or treat a range of conditions. They are categorised into ‘General Sales List’ (GSL) and ‘Pharmacy’ (P) medications.
Is Ibuprofen a GSL?
For the relief of rheumatic or muscular pain, backache, neuralgia, headache including migraine headache, dental pain, dysmenorrhoea, feverishness and the symptoms of colds and influenza. P and GSL: For oral administration and short-term use only….Hide table of contents.
What is brand name of paracetamol?
|Generic name||Brand names|
|Paracetamol||Dymadon®, Lemsip®, Panadol®, Panamax®, Tylenol®|
|Paracetamol and codeine||Panadeine Forte®, Panamax Co®|
|Paracetamol, codeine and doxylamine||Mersyndol® and Mersyndol Forte®, Panalgesic®|
Are there different types of paracetamol?
Types of paracetamol tablets or caplets. capsules. liquid – usually for children. soluble tablets (tablets that dissolve in water to make a drink)
How much paracetamol can I buy Tesco?
CONSUMERS using the Tesco website have been able to avoid restrictions which limit the number of painkillers which can be sold by stores. Last year the Government enforced new regulations which blocked shoppers from buying more than 12 standard strength 500mg paracetamol tablets in shops.
Is ibuprofen a GSL?
What is the brand name for paracetamol?
Is Panadol a paracetamol?
Panadol range of products uses paracetamol as its basic ingredient. Paracetamol exerts its analgesic and antipyretic effect by inhibition of prostaglandins.
What does GSL stand for in pharmacy?
Pharmacy medicine (P) to the general sale list (GSL) Under the provisions of The Human Medicines Regulations 2012, regulation 62(5), GSLis appropriate for medicines which can, with reasonable safety, be sold or supplied otherwise than by or under the supervision of a pharmacist.
What is the difference between pharmacy and general sales list (GSL)?
Pharmacy (P) – an intermediate level of control, can be bought only from pharmacies and under a pharmacist’s supervision; General Sales List (GSL) – may be bought from retail stores, such as a newsagent, a supermarket or a vending machine in a shop.
Where can I find guidance on selling paracetamol by non-pharmacy retailers?
Additional guidance explaining the requirements in place for the selling of paracetamol products by non-pharmacy retailers can be found in the HPRA’s Guidance Note on the Sale of Paracetamol-containing Medicinal Products by Non-pharmacy Retailers.
What is the warning label for paracetamol?
Label 30 – Contains paracetamol. Do not take anything else containing paracetamol while taking this medicine. Talk to a doctor at once if you take too much of this medicine, even if you feel well