This drug 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 temperature.
Take this product by mouth as directed. Follow all instructions in the product package. If you should be uncertain about some of the given information, consult your medical practitioner or pharmacist.
There are many brands and forms of acetaminophen available. Read the dosing instructions carefully for each product as the amount of acetaminophen might be different between products. Never 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 this product package. If you don't know your child's weight, you can use their age.
For suspensions, shake the medication well before each dosage. Some fluids do not have to be shaken before use. Follow all directions regarding the product package. Measure the fluid medication with the provided dose-measuring spoon/dropper/syringe to make sure you have the dose that is correct. Do not utilize children spoon.
For rapidly-dissolving pills, chew or enable to break down in the tongue, then swallow with or without water. For chewable pills, chew thoroughly before swallowing.
Usually do not crush or chew extended-release tablets. Doing so can release most of the medication at the same time, increasing the possibility of unwanted effects. Additionally, 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 tablet that is split crushing or chewing.
For effervescent tablets, dissolve the dose into the recommended amount of water, then drink.
Soreness medications work best when they are employed once the first signs of pain occur. If you wait until the observable symptoms have worsened, the medicine may not work as well.
Never take this medication for fever for over 3 days unless directed by your physician. For adults, don't take this product for pain for more than 10 times (5 days in young ones) unless directed by your physician. If the child has a sore throat (especially with a high fever, headache, or nausea/vomiting), consult the physician promptly.
Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens or if you develop new signs. If you think you may have a serious medical problem, get medical help right away.
See also Warning section.
This drug usually doesn't have relative side effects. If you have any effects that are unusual contact your medical practitioner or pharmacist promptly.
When your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects that he or. Many people using this medication do not have adverse that is serious.
a very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any apparent symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, difficulty breathing.
This isn't a complete list of possible adverse effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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Call your medical practitioner for medical advice about side-effects. You may report side effects to Food And Drug Administration at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada - Call your medical practitioner for medical advice about adverse effects. You may report adverse effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
See section that is also warning.
Before taking acetaminophen, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any other allergies if you are allergic to it; or. This product may contain ingredients that are inactive which could cause allergic responses or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist your history that is medical of: liver disease, regular use/abuse of alcohol.
Fluid products, chewable tablets, or dissolving/effervescent tablets may contain sugar or aspartame. Care 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 these products properly.
Tell your medical professional in the event that you are pregnant before making use of this medication.
Acetaminophen passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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