Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml
ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
About Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml
Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml belongs to the group of mild analgesics (pain killer), and antipyretic (fever-reducing agent) used to treat mild to moderate pain including headache, migraine, toothache, menstrual period pain, osteoarthritis pain, musculoskeletal pain, and reducing fever. Pain and fever are caused by the activation of pain receptors due to the release of certain natural chemicals in our body like prostaglandin.
Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml contains ‘Paracetamol’ which prevents the release of a natural chemical (prostaglandin), causing a sensation of pain, inflammation, and fever. Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml also has an antipyretic effect and can reduce body temperature in cases of fever. Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml works by resetting the temperature-regulating centre in the brain, thus decreasing temperature in fevers caused due to illness, chemotherapy, or other reasons.
Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml is available as an over-the-counter medication. However, it is always recommended to use it after consulting a doctor. The dose and duration of the medication depend on your condition and its severity. The common side effects of Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml include agitation, nervousness, and insomnia. Everyone needs not experience the above side effects as they vary depending on their health, underlying conditions, age, weight and gender. In case of any discomfort, speak with a doctor.
Before starting Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml, please inform your doctor if you have any known allergy to paracetamol, heart, kidney or liver problems, or persistent headaches. And also, if prescribed by your doctor, ask if the medication is safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Uses of Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml
Fever, Pain relief
Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml contains ‘Paracetamol’ which is a mild analgesic and fever reducer. Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml can also be used to treat mild to moderate pain in conditions of headache, toothache, backache, period pain, and muscle pain. It has less gastric irritating properties compared to other pain killers like aspirin and ibuprofen. It is the drug of the first choice for reducing fever suitable for all age groups (from children of 2 months to the elderly).
Directions for Use
Side Effects of Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml
Most of the side effects of Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to a doctor. Some common side effects of Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml are liver damage, skin rashes, increased heartbeat, low platelets, and low white blood cells. Some may experience allergic skin reactions like peeling and blistering of the skin. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to paracetamol, or any other ingredients. Everyone may not experience these side-effects.
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Consult your doctor immediately, if you develop any allergic reactions such as skin rash, swelling of face/lips/tongue/throat, wheezing or shortness of breath. Do not take it if you have any known allergy to paracetamol. People with kidney diseases, liver disease, heart disease, allergic skin problems, or breathing problems should avoid taking Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml. People who are dehydrated for a long time should avoid intake of Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml. If you have a low sodium level in the body first consult with the doctor before intake of Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml. People who are heavy alcoholic drinkers (alcohol addict) should consult a doctor and avoid a Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml intake. Do not take Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml if you have persistent headache problem. Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml is not recommended for use in the children less than 2 months of age groups.
Drug-drug interactions: Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml should be avoided taking with blood thinners (warfarin), lipid-lowering drugs (cholestyramine), analgesics (ibuprofen, aspirin), muscle relaxants (tizanidine), and anti-nausea agents (metoclopramide or domperidone).
Drug-food interactions: Avoid foods containing alcohol, caffeine such as coffee, tea, chocolate or cola.
Drug-disease interactions: Patients with hepatic failure (liver diseases), chronic alcoholism, cardiac diseases (heart problems), hypertension, peptic ulcer, and renal dysfunction (kidney diseases) should use Sumo L DS Suspension 60 ml with caution.