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 side effects.
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 breathing.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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 alcohol.
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 this medication.
Acetaminophen passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.