This drug is used to treat moderate to pain that is moderatefrom headaches, menstrual periods, toothaches, backaches, osteoarthritis, or cold/flu aches and pains) and also to reduce temperature.
Take the product by mouth as directed. Follow all guidelines on the product package. If you should be uncertain about any regarding the given information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
You will find many brands and types of acetaminophen available. Read the dosing instructions carefully for every single item because the amount of acetaminophen may differ between products. Do not just take more acetaminophen than recommended. (See also Warning area.)
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 product 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 need not be shaken before usage. Follow all directions on the product package. Measure the liquid medicine utilizing the supplied dose-measuring spoon/dropper/syringe to make sure you have the correct dose. Do not use a household spoon.
For rapidly-dissolving tablets, chew or allow to dissolve on the tongue, then swallow with or without water. For chewable pills, chew thoroughly before swallowing.
Don't crush or chew extended-release pills. Doing so can launch every one of the drug at the same time, increasing the risk of adverse effects. Also, don't 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, reduce the dosage in the suggested amount of water, then drink.
Pain medications work best if they are used once the first indications of discomfort occur. In the event that you wait until the outward symptoms have worsened, the medication may perhaps not work because well.
Do not take this medication for temperature for more than 3 times unless directed by your physician. For adults, usually do not simply take the product for pain for more than 10 times (5 times in young ones) unless directed by your doctor. In the event that youngster has a throat that is sore with a high fever, hassle, or nausea/vomiting), consult the doctor quickly.
Tell your physician if 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 also Warning section.
This drug usually doesn't have relative adverse effects. If you have any unusual effects, contact your medical practitioner or pharmacist promptly.
If your medical practitioner has directed you to use this medication, 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 adverse that is serious.
An extremely serious reaction that is allergic this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any outward symptoms of a serious allergic response, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble respiration.
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 medical professional for medical advice about adverse 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 physician for medical advice about part results. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
See also Warning section.
Before taking acetaminophen, tell your doctor or pharmacist in the event that you have any other allergies if you are allergic to it; or. This product may contain ingredients that are inactive which can cause allergic reactions or other dilemmas. Confer with your pharmacist for more details.
Before using the product, tell your medical professional or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver infection, regular use/abuse of alcohol.
Fluid items, chewable tablets, or dissolving/effervescent pills may contain sugar or aspartame. Care is encouraged you to limit/avoid these substances in your diet if you have diabetes, phenylketonuria (PKU), or any other condition that requires. If you have any of these conditions, ask your pharmacist or doctor about using these items properly.
Tell your physician if you're expecting before making use of this medication.
Acetaminophen passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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