Why has HERRON Gold Paracetamol changed colour?
One of Australias most trusted brands1 has just improved! With its new, unique gold coloured coating, HERRON Gold Paracetamol is able to dissolve quickly into your system to eat up pain fast. The new, extra smooth coating makes the tablets and tabsules easy to swallow.
What gives the unique coating on HERRON Gold Paracetamol its colour?
The gold colour of HERRON Gold Paracetamol tablets and tabsules is due to the titanium dioxide (171) and iron oxides (yellow, red and black (172)) included in the coating.
Does HERRON Gold Paracetamol contain "Sunset Yellow"?
Absolutely not! HERRON Gold Paracetamol uses natural colouring agents - titanium dioxide (171) and iron oxides (yellow, red and black (172)).
Is HERRON Gold Paracetamol flavoured?
HERRON Gold Paracetamol tablets are flavoured with a hint of vanilla. For those with a preference for unflavoured, HERRON Gold Paracetamol tabsules contain no flavouring.
One of Australias most trusted brands1, HERRON, has just improved its paracetamol pain relief range with a faster dissolving formulation and brighter new packaging.
Made right here in Australia, new improved HERRON Gold Paracetamol tablets and tabsules are a great choice for rapid relief of occasional aches and pains, including headaches, sinus headache, osteoarthritis, arthritic and rheumatic pain and muscular aches, sore throat and tooth ache.
With its unique coating, HERRON Gold Paracetamol dissolves quickly into your system to eat up pain fast. The new extra smooth coating makes the tablets and tabsules easy to swallow.
HERRON Gold Paracetamol is also available as capseals, and in a convenient bottle thats suitable to keep in your handbag.
What is it used for?
Paracetamol works by blocking the transmission of chemicals in the brain and the central nervous system to relieve pain and reduce fever. Paracetamol is the active ingredient in HERRON Gold Paracetamol.
HERRON Gold Paracetamol reduces fever and provides effective temporary relief of mild to moderate pain including headache, sinus headache, osteoarthritis, arthritic and rheumatic pain and muscular aches, sore throat, and toothache. It also helps to relieve the symptoms and discomfort associated with colds and flu. It is considered a suitable first line, short term treatment for common "every day" aches and pains.
Is it suitable for me?
There are very few groups of people that should not take paracetamol. It can be used during pregnancy and whilst breast feeding.
Solid dose tablet forms are not recommended for children under 7 years of age. Children or adolescents should not take this medicine for longe than 48 hours at a time unless advised to by a doctor.
HERRON Gold Paracetamol Tabsules: lactose, dairy products, sugars, yeast, gluten, wheat, soy, artificial colours and preservatives
Tablets & Tabsules
Also contains: starch- maize, silica colloidal anhydrous. cellulose-microcrystalline, povidone, croscarmellose sodium, stearic acid. Coating consists of vanillin, ammonium glycyrrhizinate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide (171), glycerol triacetate (Triacetin), and iron oxides (yellow, red, black (172)).
Adults and children over 12 years of age: 1 - 2 (maximum 8 per 24 hours)
Children (7 - 12 years of age): 1/2 - 1 (maximum 4 per 24 hours)
Take with water every 4 - 6 hours if necessary. Keep to the recommended dose.
- Do not use if over-wrap seal on carton is broken or missing
- Do not use if foil on blisters is broken
- Do not take this medicine for any longer than 48 hours at a time unless advised by a doctor
- Not recommended for children under 7 years of age
- Do not take with other products containing paracetamol, unless advised by a doctor or pharmacist
- If an overdose is taken or suspected, ring the Poisons Information Centre (131 126) and go to a hospital straight away even if you feel well because of the risk of delayed serious liver damage
- Use only as directed and consult your doctor if symptoms persist
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