What is osteoarthritis?
Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes joint pain and stiffness, as well as problems moving the affected joint(s).i Some people with osteoarthritis may also experience symptoms like:1
Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis. In fact, in many countries – including the UK1 and US2 – it is the most common form of arthritis.
How can Panadol Joint help?
Panadol Joint is a patented bi-layer tablet incorporating an immediate-release and a sustained-release dose to help manage osteoarthritis. The active ingredient in Panadol Joint is paracetamol (665mg per tablet – a higher strength than regular Panadol Tablets).
Panadol Joint can provide effective relief from persistent pain associated with osteoarthritis. Each dose lasts up to 8 hours, just 3 daily doses may provide up to 24-hour relief from pain.
|12 years and older||2 tablets, 3 times daily (every 6-8 hours). Maximum 6 tablets in any 24-hour period.|
Before using Panadol Joint, be sure to check the product ingredients and directions for use, and make sure you are familiar with any warnings and precautions. Learn more below.
Learn more below.
Panadol Joint tablets should be swallowed whole with water. Panadol Joint tablets are oval-shaped and film-coated.
Please check the table below to ensure you take the appropriate dosage of Panadol Joint. Always read and follow all directions on the product label prior to use, and talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you’re not sure whether this medicine is right for you.
The active ingredient in Panadol Joint is paracetamol (665mg per tablet – a higher strength than regular Panadol Tablets).
This medicine may not be right for you. Read the label before purchasing. Follow the directions for use. Incorrect use could be harmful. Consult your healthcare professional if symptoms persist.
Can I take this medicine on an empty stomach?
Yes, you can take Panadol Joint on an empty stomach, as the active ingredient – paracetamol – is gentle on the stomach when used as directed.
Does Panadol Joint have any other uses (besides osteoarthritis pain relief)?
Panadol Joint has been specially developed to provide pain-release associated with osteoarthritis. With its sustained release technology it works with your body to help your symptoms subside. Panodol Joint can be used for other types of pain but we know no pain is the same. Be it a headache or a period cramp, we’d recommend you look for the exact product you need here.
Is Panadol Joint safe for long-term use?
The decision to use any medicine on a long-term basis is one best made with your doctor. They may want to discuss alternative options with you, or monitor you while you take the medication.
Are there any home remedies I can try for osteoarthritis pain relief?
Yes, there are lots of things you can try, including exercise, weight management, topical creams/gels and complementary medicines. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist for further guidance.
How should I store this medicine?
You should store Panadol Joint below 30 degrees Celsius.
How should I dispose of the empty bottle/packaging?
Please refer to the product label to see if the bottle/packaging is recyclable – and if it is, please do! Let’s look after our planet, so she can continue to look after us.