This drug is used to treat mild to moderate pain (from headaches,
menstrual periods, toothaches, backaches, osteoarthritis, or cold/flu aches
and pains) and to reduce fever.
This drug usually has no side effects. If you have any unusual
effects, contact your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
If your doctor has directed you to use this medication,
remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the
risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.
However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a
serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling
(especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble
Before taking acetaminophen, tell your doctor or pharmacist if
you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product
may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other
problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist your
medical history, especially of: liver disease, regular use/abuse of
Liquid products, chewable tablets, or dissolving/effervescent
tablets may contain sugar or aspartame. Caution is advised if you have diabetes,
phenylketonuria (PKU), or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid
these substances in your diet. If you have any of these conditions, ask your
doctor or pharmacist about using these products safely.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using
Acetaminophen passes into breast milk. Consult
your doctor before breast-feeding.