This drug is employed to treat mild to moderate pain (from headaches, menstrual periods, toothaches, backaches, osteoarthritis, or cold/flu injuries) and also to reduce fever.
Take this device by mouth as directed. Follow all directions about the product package. If you happen to be uncertain about some of the information, confer with your doctor or pharmacist.
There are lots of brands and kinds of acetaminophen available. Read the dosing instructions carefully for each product for the reason that volume of acetaminophen could be different between products. Do not take more acetaminophen than recommended. (See also Warning section.)
If you happen to be giving acetaminophen with a child, be sure you work with a product which is intended for the children. Use your kid's weight to find the right dose about the product package. If you don't know your little one's weight, you need to use how old they are.
For suspensions, shake the medication ahead of when each dose. Some liquids need not be shaken before use. Follow all directions on the product package. Measure the liquid medication with the provided dose-measuring spoon/dropper/syringe to ensure that you hold the correct dose. Do not utilize a household spoon.
For rapidly-dissolving tablets, chew or allow to dissolve for 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 at the same time, increasing the probability of unwanted side effects. Also, do not split the tablets unless the masai have a score line plus your doctor or pharmacist informs you to do this. Swallow the whole or split tablet without crushing or chewing.
For effervescent tablets, dissolve the dose within the recommended amount of water, then drink.
Pain medications perform most optimally should they be used because the first signs of pain occur. If you delay until the symptoms have worsened, the medication might not act as well.
Do not take this medication for fever in excess of 3 days unless directed by your doctor. For adults, tend not to take this system for pain for over 10 days (5 days in youngsters) unless directed by your doctor. If the child features a sore throat (especially with high fever, headache, or nausea/vomiting), consult a doctor promptly.
Tell your physician should your condition persists or worsens or if you develop new symptoms. If you think maybe you have a critical condition, get medical help without delay.
See also Warning section.
This drug commonly has no unwanted effects. If you've any unusual effects, contact a medical expert or pharmacist promptly.
If a medical expert has directed you to make use of this medication, understand that that person judged the profit to you is in excess of the probability of unwanted side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious unwanted effects.
A grave hypersensitivity for this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a significant allergic attack, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially from the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
This is not a complete set of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact a medical expert or pharmacist.
In the US -
Call your physician for medical advice about side effects. You may report negative 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 unwanted side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
See also Warning section.
Before taking acetaminophen, tell your physician or pharmacist if you are allergic for it; or if you might have some other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or any other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this system, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, regular use/abuse of alcohol.
Liquid products, chewable tablets, or dissolving/effervescent tablets may contain sugar or aspartame. Caution is suggested if you might have diabetes, phenylketonuria (PKU), or another condition that will need one to limit/avoid these substances in what you eat. If you have some of these conditions, ask your doctor or pharmacist about using these products safely.
Tell your doctor if you might be pregnant before using medicines.
Acetaminophen passes into breast milk. Consult your physician before breast-feeding.
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.