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Name:Acetaminophenrapid Release Extra Strength
Manufacturer:Western Family Foods Inc
Category:Over-the-counter (OTC) Marketed Drugs

Western Family Foods, Inc. Acetaminophen Gelcaps Drug Facts

Western Family Foods Inc

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Western Family Foods, Inc. Acetaminophen Gelcaps Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each gelcap)

Acetaminophen 500 mg


Pain reliever/fever reducer


  • temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
  • headache
  • muscular aches
  • backache
  • minor pain of arthritis
  • the common cold
  • toothache
  • premenstrual and menstrual cramps
  • temporarily reduces fever


Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:

  • more than 8 gelcaps 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

liver disease

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • new symptoms occur
  • redness or swelling is present
  • pain gets worse or lasts for more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

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 use more than directed (see Liver warning)

adults and children 12

years and over
  • take 2 gelcaps every 6 hours while symptoms last
  • do not take more than 8 gelcaps in 24 hours
  • do not use for more than 10 days unless directed by a doctor
children under 12 years do not use this adult product in children under 12 years of age; this will provide more than the recommended dose (overdose) and could cause liver damage

Other information

store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Inactive ingredients

colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, D&C red #33, edible ink, FD&C blue #1, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, starch, stearic acid, titanium dioxide

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Extra Strength

Rapid Release


Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer

Fast Relief

Compare to Tylenol® Rapid Release Gels active ingredient

500 mg each

Acetaminophen Gelcaps Carton

Acetaminophen Gelcaps Carton

acetaminophen tablet, coated
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:55312-046
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Product Characteristics
Color RED (grey top) Score no score
Shape CAPSULE (tablet) Size 19mm
Flavor Imprint Code L046
# Item Code Package Description Multilevel Packaging
1 NDC:55312-046-71 1 BOTTLE ( BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON contains a BOTTLE
1 50 TABLET, COATED ( TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE This package is contained within the CARTON (55312-046-71)
2 NDC:55312-046-78 1 BOTTLE ( BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON contains a BOTTLE
2 100 TABLET, COATED ( TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE This package is contained within the CARTON (55312-046-78)

Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph not final part343 08/19/2009

Labeler - Western Family Foods Inc (192166072)

Revised: 06/2009 Western Family Foods Inc

Reproduced with permission of U.S. National Library of Medicine

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