£1.75 – £2.75
Used for the relief of mild pain and fever associated with headaches, sore throats, migraines, toothache, period pains, neuralgia, colds and flu. It may also help relieve mild pain associated with Rheumatism and Arthritis.
Features & Benefits
As of July the 1st 2021 the rules on VAT for EU sales will be changing. For orders less than £135 (€150) we will display the total price inclusive of the VAT rate. For orders above this amount, you will not be charged VAT and you will be required to pay this when your goods arrive in your country. Read more on the new rules here.
Many of our customers who bought this product also bought one or all the products listed below.
Paracetamol 500mg tablets used for the relief of mild pain and fever associated with headaches, sore throats, migraines, toothache, period pains, neuralgia, colds and flu. It may also help relieve mild pain associated with Rheumatism and Arthritis.
This is a GSL medication so can be purchased over the counter, even thought this is a generic medicine it has the same active ingredient as many of the more well known high street brands of pain relief tablets. We can supply you a maximum of 96 tablets per 24 hour period. These tablets are suitable for adults and children from 6 years and upwards. It is important that you read and fully understand the Patient Information Leaflet before purchasing this item.
This medicine can be taken by adults and children aged 6 years and over. However, some people should not take this medicine or should seek the advice of their pharmacist or doctor
first. Please view the section on Ingredients and Precautions.
It is important that you read and fully understand the Patient Information Leaflet before purchasing this item.
Paracetamol 500 mg, is the active ingredient. As well as the active ingredient, the tablets also contain the following other ingredients: maze starch, providone, pregelatinised maize starch, sodium starch glycollate and magnesium stearate.
The following medicines can affect Paracetamol:
Effects of paracetamol on laboratory tests
Uric acid and blood sugar tests may be affected.
Paracetamol Caplets with food and drink
This medicine may be taken with or without food.
Possible Side effects when taking Paracetamol 500mg tablets.
Like all medicines, paracetamol can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
You should stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately if you
experience symptoms like:
Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people):
Oedema (abnormal accumulation of fluid under the skin), abnormal vision, simple skin rash or urticaria (dark red rash on the skin), haemorrhage (bleeding), abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fever, reduction of irritability or agitation (sedation), platelet disorders (clotting disorders), stem cell disorders (disorders of the blood forming cell in the bone marrow), abnormal liver function, liver failure, hepatic necrosis (death of liver cells), jaundice, overdose and poisoning, tremor, headache, depression, confusion, hallucinations, sweating, pruritus (itching), feeling lousy (malaise).
Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people):
hepatotoxicity (damage caused to the liver), thrombocytopenia (reduction in blood platelets, which increases the risk of bleeding or bruising), leucopenia (frequent infections due to poorly functioning white blood cells or decrease in white blood cells), neutropenia (reduced neutrophil count in blood), agranulocytosis (severe decrease in white blood cells which may lead to severe infections),
hemolytic anemia (abnormal breakdown of red blood cells, which may cause weakness or pale skin), hypoglycemia (low levels of glucose in the blood), cloudy urine and kidney disorders.
Other adverse reactions of paracetamol whose frequency cannot be estimated from available data are: anaemia (decrease in red blood cells), problems with the way your kidneys work (kidney alteration), problems with the way your liver works (liver alteration),
haematuria (blood in urine), anuresis (inability to urinate), gastrointestinal effects, vertigo. There have been cases of difficulty breathing, wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath with paracetamol, but these are more likely in asthmatics sensitive to aspirin or other NSAIDs such as ibuprofen.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed here you can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this product.
If you need more advice consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
Period and the Menstrual Cycle The start of your period indicates the start of your menstrual cycle. Each month a woman’s body prepares itself for pregnancy with the lining of the uterus wall (endometrium) thickening in readiness to receive a fertilised egg. If the egg is not fertilised, the uterine wall is shed. During a […]
What is Toothache? Toothache refers to pain felt in and around the teeth and jaws. What are the symptoms of toothache? Toothache can be felt in many ways. It can be constant or it can come and go, be mild or severe. It may be felt as a sudden sharp pain when eating or drinking, […]
What is pelvic inflammatory disease? Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (P.I.D.) is an infection which occurs when bacteria enters the cervix and spreads upwards into the pelvic organs, including the uterus, fallopian tubes and the ovaries. Apart from H.I.V., P.I.D. is the most common and serious complication of sexually transmitted diseases. What causes pelvic inflammatory disease? There […]
What is rheumatoid arthritis? Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is the second most common form of arthritis in the UK. RA is a painful condition, which causes inflammation, pain and stiffness in the joints and this can be disabling. A joint is where 2 bones meet, for example, the knee joint refers to the point where the […]
What is a migraine? A migraine is a severe throbbing headache, it can last between 4 – 72 hours and leave the sufferer feeling tired and washed out. Migraines are quite common and can affect people of all ages. However, twice as many women suffer from migraines than men. There are 2 main types of […]
What is back pain? Back pain is very common and a major cause of disability and people having days off work. The majority of back pain problems are not serious and only last a few days or weeks and will usually sort themselves out. Back pain might also be referred to as lumbago. Pain in […]
What is arthritis and rheumatism? Arthritis is an inflammation of one or more joints in the body, though the term is used to describe almost all problems associated with the joints. You may have heard of arthritis referred to as rheumatism. Rheumatism is a term that most people are familiar with, it is a very […]
Many women experience physical and emotional changes just before and during their period. These symptoms, which usually begin 7-14 days before a period, are known as either Pre-Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) or Pre-Menstrual Tension (PMT). Did you know that approximately 1 in 3 women suffer mild or severe symptoms of PMS/PMT? If you’re looking for further […]
What is the throat? Your throat runs from the back of your mouth to the top of your respiratory and digestive tracts, it comprises the tonsils, larynx and pharynx. Your throat has an important function – it helps to filter out potentially harmful bacteria, which can lead to infection. What is a sore […]
Influenza and the common cold We have all heard of influenza and know it can make you feel very ill, but did you know there are only 3 types of the influenza virus (known as A, B and C) but many strains. However, the common cold can be caused by nearly 200 different viruses. What […]
Ear infection Most parents are familiar with ear infections and they are usually the most common reason for a visit to the doctor. Chances are, that by the time a child reaches the age of 6 they will have suffered an ear infection of some form. Most ear infections get better without any treatment, but […]