This drug is employed to treat mild to pain that is moderatefrom headaches, menstrual periods, toothaches, backaches, osteoarthritis, or cold/flu aches and pains) and to reduce temperature.
Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all directions on the item package. If you are uncertain about any of the given information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
There are numerous brands and forms of acetaminophen available. See the dosing guidelines carefully for each product as the amount of acetaminophen may differ between products. Do not take more acetaminophen than recommended. (See also Warning section.)
You use a product that is meant for children if you are giving acetaminophen to a child, be sure. Use your child's weight to find the right dose on the product package. You can use their age if you don't know your child's weight.
For suspensions, shake the medicine well before each dose. Some liquids need not be shaken before usage. Follow all directions regarding the product package. Measure the liquid medication with all the provided dose-measuring spoon/dropper/syringe to make sure you have the correct dose. Do not utilize a household spoon.
For rapidly-dissolving tablets, chew or enable to dissolve on the tongue, swallow with or then without water. For chewable tablets, chew thoroughly before swallowing.
Do not crush or chew extended-release tablets. Doing this can release each of the drug at when, increasing the possibility of part effects. Also, don't split the pills 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, reduce the dosage in the recommended amount of water, drink then.
Soreness medications work best if they are used as the first indications of discomfort occur. If you wait until the symptoms have worsened, the medication might not work because well.
Usually do not take this medication for fever for more than 3 days unless directed by your doctor. For adults, do perhaps not simply take this system for pain for more than 10 days (5 days in children) unless directed by your physician. If the child has a sore throat (especially with high fever, headache, or nausea/vomiting), consult the doctor promptly.
Tell your doctor should your condition persists or worsens or if you develop new symptoms. If you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away.
See section that is also warning.
This medication usually does not have any relative side effects. If you have any unusual effects, contact your doctor or pharmacist immediately.
If your doctor has directed one to make use of this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of adverse effects. Many people using this medication do not have adverse that is serious.
A very serious reaction that is allergic this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a severe allergic effect, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially regarding the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
It is not a complete list of possible adverse effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your pharmacist or doctor.
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Call your doctor 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 professional for medical advice about side effects. You may possibly report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
See section that is also warning.
Before taking acetaminophen, tell your medical practitioner or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain ingredients that are inactive which may cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for additional information.
Before making use of this product, tell your physician or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, regular use/abuse of liquor.
Liquid items, chewable tablets, or dissolving/effervescent tablets may contain sugar or aspartame. Caution is recommended 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 utilizing the products properly.
Inform your physician if you are expecting before using this medication.
Acetaminophen passes into breast milk. Consult your medical practitioner before breast-feeding.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.