This medication is used to treat mild to pain that is moderatefrom headaches, menstrual periods, toothaches, backaches, osteoarthritis, or cold/flu aches and pains) and to reduce fever.
Take this system by mouth as directed. Follow all directions on the item package. If you are uncertain about some of the given information, consult your physician or pharmacist.
There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Browse the dosing instructions carefully for each product because the amount of acetaminophen may be different between products. Usually do not take more acetaminophen than recommended. (See also Warning section.)
If you are giving acetaminophen to a child, be sure you use a product that is meant for children. Use your child's weight to find the dose that is right the item package. If you don't know your child's weight, you can use their age.
For suspensions, shake the medication well before each dose. Some liquids do not have to be shaken before use. Follow all directions in the item package. Measure the fluid medication with the supplied dose-measuring spoon/dropper/syringe to make sure you have the dose that is correct. Never utilize a family group spoon.
For rapidly-dissolving pills, chew or allow to dissolve on the tongue, swallow with or then without water. For chewable pills, chew thoroughly before swallowing.
Don't crush or chew extended-release tablets. Doing so can launch most of the drug at once, increasing the possibility of side effects. Also, usually do not split the tablets you to do so unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing.
For effervescent tablets, dissolve the dose in the recommended amount of water, then drink.
Pain medications work best should they are utilized due to the fact first signs of pain occur. If you hold back until the outward symptoms have actually worsened, the medicine may not are well.
Usually do not take this medication for fever for over 3 days unless directed by the medical practitioner. For adults, don't take this product for pain for more than 10 days (5 times in young ones) unless directed by your medical practitioner. If the child has a sore throat (especially with high fever, headache, or nausea/vomiting), consult the physician promptly.
Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens or if you develop brand new signs. You may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away if you think.
See also Warning section.
This drug usually does not have any relative side effects. If you have any effects that are unusual contact your medical practitioner or pharmacist promptly.
In the event your doctor has directed you to utilize this medicine, remember she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of adverse effects that he or. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.
a very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any signs and symptoms of a serious allergic effect, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This isn't a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your pharmacist or doctor.
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Call your physician for medical advice about negative effects. You may report adverse effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Call your medical practitioner for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
See section that is also warning.
Before taking acetaminophen, tell your medical professional or pharmacist if you have any other allergies if you are allergic to it; or. This product may contain ingredients that are inactive which causes allergic responses or other problems. Confer with your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this product, tell your physician or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver condition, regular use/abuse of alcohol.
Liquid products, chewable tablets, or dissolving/effervescent tablets may include sugar or aspartame. Caution is preferred if you have diabetes, phenylketonuria (PKU), or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid these substances in your diet. If you have any of these conditions, ask your doctor or pharmacist about making use of these products safely.
Inform your physician in the event that you are pregnant before applying this medication.
Acetaminophen passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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