This drug is utilized to deal with mild to moderate pain (from headaches, menstrual periods, toothaches, backaches, osteoarthritis, or cold/flu pains and aches) and also to reduce fever.
Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all directions around the product package. If you might be uncertain about some of the information, confer with your doctor or pharmacist.
There are lots of brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Read the dosing instructions carefully per product because the level of acetaminophen could possibly be different between products. Do not take more acetaminophen than recommended. (See also Warning section.)
If you're giving acetaminophen to a child, make sure to work with a product that is meant for children. Use your son or daughter's weight to get the right dose for the product package. If you don't know your son or daughter's weight, you may use their age.
For suspensions, shake the medication well before each dose. Some liquids need not be shaken before use. Follow all directions about the product package. Measure the liquid medication with the provided dose-measuring spoon/dropper/syringe to successfully have the correct dose. Do not make use of a household spoon.
For rapidly-dissolving tablets, chew or allow to dissolve around the tongue, then swallow with or without water. For chewable tablets, chew thoroughly before swallowing.
Do not crush or chew extended-release tablets. Doing so can release all of the drug simultaneously, improving the risk of negative effects. Also, don't split the tablets unless the masai have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist tells you to do so. Swallow the entire or split tablet without crushing or chewing.
For effervescent tablets, dissolve the dose in the recommended level of water, then drink.
Pain medications perform best if they are used as the first signs of pain occur. If you hold off until the symptoms have worsened, the medication might not act as well.
Do not take prescription drugs for fever for longer than 3 days unless directed through your doctor. For adults, tend not to take this system for pain for longer than 10 days (5 days in youngsters) unless directed from your doctor. If the child carries a sore throat (especially with high fever, headache, or nausea/vomiting), consult the physician promptly.
Tell your doctor in case your condition persists or worsens or if you develop new symptoms. If you think you might have a significant problem, get medical help straight away.
See also Warning section.
This drug normally has no unwanted side effects. If you might have any unusual effects, contact your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
If your physician has directed you to utilize medicines, remember that that person judged the profit to you is more than the likelihood of unwanted side effects. Many people using medicines usually do not have serious side effects.
A grave allergic attack for this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a critical hypersensitivity, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially with the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This is not a complete listing of possible side effects. If you notice other effects unpublished above, contact your physician or pharmacist.
In the US -
Call your medical professional for medical health advice about unwanted side effects. You may report unwanted effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Call your medical professional for medical health advice about side effects. You may report unwanted effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
See also Warning section.
Before taking acetaminophen, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you might be allergic to it; or if you've got another allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which could cause hypersensitive reactions and other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this product, tell a medical expert or pharmacist your health background, especially of: liver disease, regular use/abuse of alcohol.
Liquid products, chewable tablets, or dissolving/effervescent tablets may contain sugar or aspartame. Caution is recommended if you might have diabetes, phenylketonuria (PKU), or any other condition that needs you to definitely limit/avoid these substances in your diet. If you might have some of these conditions, ask a medical expert or pharmacist about by using these products safely.
Tell a medical expert if you might be pregnant before using prescription drugs.
Acetaminophen passes into breast milk. Consult a medical expert before breast-feeding.
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