acetaminophen tablet Stephen L. LaFrance Pharmacy, Inc.
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Acetaminophen 500 mg
Pain reliever/fever reducer
temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
the common cold
minor pain of arthritis
premenstrual and menstrual cramps
temporarily reduces fever
This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:
more then 8 caplets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
with other drugs containing acetaminophen
3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
Do not use
with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
Ask a doctor before use if you have
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
Stop use and ask a doctor if
pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
new symptoms occur
redness or swelling is present
These could be signs of a serious condition
If pregnant or breast-feeding,
ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children.
Overdose warning: Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause liver damage. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.
do not take more than directed
(see overdose warning)
adults and children 12 years and over
take 2 caplets every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms last
do not take more than 8 caplets in 24 hours
do not take for more than 10 days unless directed by a doctor
children under 12 years: do not use this adult extra strength product in children under 12 years of age; this will provide more than the recommended dose (overdose) of acetaminophen and may cause liver damage
store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)