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Acetaminophen (By mouth)

Acetaminophen (a-seet-a-MIN-oh-fen)

Treats minor aches and pain and reduces fever.

Brand Name(s):

8 Hour Pain Relief, Acetaminophen Children's, Acetaminophen Infant's, Arthritis Pain Formula, Arthritis Pain Relief, Cetafen, Cetafen Extra, Children's Acetaminophen, Children's Dye Free Pain and Fever, Children's Mapap, Children's Pain & Fever, Children's Pain Relief, Children's Pain Reliever, Children's Q-PAP, Children's Triaminic Fever Reducer

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to acetaminophen.

How to Use This Medicine:

Capsule, Liquid Filled Capsule, Liquid, Powder, Tablet, Chewable Tablet, Dissolving Tablet, Fizzy Tablet, Long Acting Tablet

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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