Paracetamol Tablets 500mg 12s

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Free delivery on orders over €50 - *there may be additional charge for larger items. Visit our delivery information page to find out more.


Paracetamol Tablets 500mg contain the active ingredient paracetamol. Paracetamol belongs to a group of medicines known as non-narcotic analgesics, which are used to relieve pain and to lower temperature. Paracetamol Tablets 500mg are indicated for the relief of headaches, musculoskeletal disorders, period pain, toothache, colds and flu and the pain of osteoarthritis.

Directions for use:

The following are the usual doses:

Adults, the elderly and children aged 16 years and over: 1 to 2 tablets every 4-6 hours as required. Do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours.

Paediatric Population Children under 6 years: Not recommended

Aged 6 to 9 years: ½ tablet every 4-6 hours when necessary to a maximum of 4 doses in 24 hours

Aged 10 to 11 years: 1 tablet every 4-6 hours when necessary to a maximum of 4 doses in 24 hours

Aged 12 to 15 years: 1 to 1 ½ a tablet every 4-6 hours when necessary to a maximum of 4 doses in 24 hours


Do not take Paracetamol Tablets 500mg if you:

  • have had an allergic reaction to paracetamol or any of the ingredients listed below, an allergic reaction can include a rash, itching or shortness of breath.
  • have a liver disorder.
  • Not suitable for children under 6 years of age.
  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to paracetamol or to any of the other ingredients (listed below). 
  • if you are taking any other medicines containing paracetamol. 
  • if you are under 12 years.

Check with your doctor before use if you:

  • have liver or kidney problems, including alcoholic liver disease
  • are underweight or malnourished
  • regularly drink alcohol
  • need 2 or more tablets daily for a prolonged period, especially if you have been advised to follow a low salt (sodium) diet. Each tablet contains 176mg of sodium. 
  • have a severe infection as this may increase the risk of metabolic acidosis. Signs of metabolic acidosis include: - deep, rapid, difficult breathing - feeling sick (nausea), being sick (vomiting) - loss of appetite - If you have a combination of these symptoms seek immediate medical attention

Immediate medical advice should be sought in the event of overdosage, even if you feel well, because of the risk of delayed serious liver damage. If you have taken more tablets than you should, or someone else has taken the tablets, go to your nearest hospital accident and emergency department. Take this leaflet and/or the pack with you. Symptoms of an overdose include feeling or being sick, loss of appetite, stomach pain or liver damage.


Each tablet contains paracetamol 500 mg. The tablets also contain: maize starch, pregelatinised maize starch, magnesium stearate and colloidal anhydrous silica.

Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.

Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine.

Delivery & Returns

Delivery Cost

A delivery charge of €5.95 is applied to orders under €50. We offer free delivery on orders over €50*(*Large and bulky mobility items may incur an additional fee – this will be communicated to you prior to order confirmation)

Delivery Range

At present, we deliver to anywhere within the Republic of Ireland. We do not ship internationally.

Delivery Schedule

We will ship goods within 5 working days of receipt of payment from our Webstore at our Kinsale Road Roundabout, Cork location. We deliver in partnership with An Post and Fastway Couriers. We do not ship on weekends or Bank Holidays. If any goods are out of stock, we will advise you of an expected availability date. Please ensure you include a contact telephone number when ordering with us online.

Once your order has shipped, it will usually be delivered within 3-5 working days (*This is an estimate, based on our current observed delivery times. Deliveries may take longer during busy periods or due to external factors beyond our control)

Delivery Tracking

You can track your order online with An Post Tracking / Fastway Couriers by entering the tracking number you will have received in your shipping confirmation email.

If you have not received a tracking number or cannot locate it, please contact us and we will provide the tracking details for you.


Damaged Items

All items are carefully inspected by our team prior to dispatch. If an item becomes damaged in transit, you must notify no more than 24 hours after receiving your item, as items damaged in transit must be reported to the relevant carrier within 24 hours of delivery.

Returning Unwanted Items

If your online purchase does not fit your needs or requirements, you may notify and return your item within 14 days of receiving your order for a full refund on the price of the product. Returns made up to a maximum of 30 days post-purchase will be issued a credit note for the value of the returned product.

Return Criteria

All items must be returned in "as new" condition, including all original packaging, in order to receive a refund. Please ensure any wheelchairs or rollator is suitable before use, as once the tyres demonstrate signs of use, they cannot be refunded. Where products require assembly, products must be carefully disassembled and repackaged before being returned to us.

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