Dose: 500mg – 1g, 4–6 hourly. Max dose 4g in 24 hours
Preparations: Tablets/caplets/capsules: 500mg, 1g
Dispersible tablets: 500mg
Oral suspension: 120mg/5ml, 250mg/5ml, 500mg/5ml
Suppositories: 60mg, 125mg, 250mg, 500mg
Injection for IV infusion: 10mg/ml, 50ml (500mg) and 100ml (1g) vials
Reduce dose if severe liver disease, alcohol dependence, malnutrition, low weight (<50kg), frail elderly.
Dose interval should be ≥ 6h if severe renal impairment.