Since 1981, Saridon has been one of the best known over-the-counter drugs for the relief of headaches. The rebranded tablet promises relief from headaches in 15 minutes. Available across four continents and in over 80 countries, Saridon’s formulation provides quick, effective pain relief.
Saridon is essentially an analgesic and a combination of propyphenazone, paracetamol and caffeine. Propyphenazone has effective analgesic (pain relief) and antipyretic (fever reduction) properties that are combined with acetaminophen, otherwise known as Paracetamol, an effective sustained antipyretic. This combination of drugs takes advantage of Paracetamol’s slow-acting but long lasting pain relief and propyphenazone’s fast-acting properties to give a patient quick and sustained pain relief. Caffeine is added as a stimulant and to improve the analgesic effectiveness of the drug.
In addition to headaches, Saridon is also used for the treatment of muscular pain, menstrual cramps and dental pain as prescribed by a physician.
Proper Administration and Use
The fact that Saridon is sold as an over-the-counter drug is testament to its safety and effectiveness. Physicians advise limited use as in excessive quantities, Paracetamol is harmful to kidney and liver function. Saridon is not recommended for infants or lactating and pregnant mothers.
Saridon is marketed in the Philippines through a series of imaginative and well-executed print and video advertisements featuring people from different walks of life suffering from headaches. Saridon is marketed as Saridon Triple Action that is said to relieve pain in 15 minutes’ time. Saridon’s print and video advertising by veteran award-winning agency BBDO has netted them a Silver CILO award – the industry’s landmark award for advertising.
Saridon is a global drug manufactured by Bayer as an effective non-narcotic, analgesic and antipyretic drug that enables a safe and swift end to headaches, inflammation and fever.