SARIDON TRIPLE ACTION
Saridon is an analgesic specially formulated to treat headache faster than paracetamol only.* Each Saridon tablet contains Paracetamol, Propyphenazone and Caffeine, a unique combination that provides effective and long lasting pain relief.
Kiersch T, Minic M. The onset of action and the analgesic efficacy of Saridon (a propyphenazone/paracetamol/caffeine combination) in comparison with paracetamol, ibuprofen, aspirin and placebo (pooled statistical analysis). Curr Med Res Op. 2002; 18:1
Generic: Caffeine, Paracetamol, Propyphenazone
PPD Drug Class: Analgesics/ Non-Narcotic Analgesics/ Para-Aminophenol Derivatives
Needs a Prescription: No
Indications: For the relief of mild to severe headaches, relief of pain such as
headache, toothache, menstrual discomfort, postoperative and rheumatic pain,
and for pain and fever associated with colds and flu.
Recommended Dosage: Adults: 1-2 tablets single dose. Adolescents 12-16
years: 1 tablet single dose. If necessary, 3 doses may be taken within 24 hours.
Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to phenazone, propyphenazone, aminophenazone, metamizol-containing compounds, phenylbutazone-containing products, paracetamol, acetylsalicylic acid. Known allergy to caffeine. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. Acute hepatic porphyria. Pregnancy, lactation. Infants or children under 12 years. Impaired hepatic and renal function. Gilbert's syndrome. Hematopoetic dysfunction.
Precaution: Should not be taken regularly for a prolonged period since it may lead to analgesic nephropathy, irreversible renal insufficiency, chronic headaches. Asthma, chronic rhinitis or chronic urticaria.
Drug Interaction: Hypnotics, phenobarbital, phenytoin, carbamazepine, rifampicin, propanthelin, metoclopramide,
chloramphenicol, zidovudine, barbiturates, antihistaminics, benzodiazepines, oral contraceptives, cimetidine,
disulfiram, theophylline, ephedrine, smoking, alcohol.
Side Effect: Skin rash, urticaria, pruritus, erythema, urticaria, angioedema, dyspnea, asthma, anaphylactoid
reactions, thrombocytopenia, leucopenia, agranulocytosis, pancytopenia.
Available Forms: Tablet x 120's .
Company: Bayer Philippines, Inc.
* Kiersch T, Minic M. The onset of action and the analgesic efficacy of Saridon (a propyphenazone/paracetamol/caffeine combination) in comparison with paracetamol, ibuprofen, aspirin and placebo (pooled statistical analysis). Curr Med Res Op. 2002; 18:1