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Acetaminophen Oral disintegrating tablet

Additional titles for this drug

CVS Children's Pain Relief 80mg Rapid Tab (Bubblegum), CVS Children's Pain Relief 80mg Rapid Tab (Grape), CVS Junior Pain Relief 160mg Rapid Tab (Bubblegum), CVS Junior Pain Relief 160mg Rapid Tab (Grape), CVS Pain Relief Children's 80mg Rapid Tab (Bubblegum), CVS Pain Relief Children's 80mg Rapid Tab (Grape), CVS Pain Relief Junior 160mg Rapid Tab (Bubblegum), CVS Pain Relief Junior 160mg Rapid Tab (Grape), GNP Children's Easy-Melts 80mg Tablet (Bubblegum), GNP Children's Easy-Melts 80mg Tablet (Grape), Junior Mapap 160mg Rapid Orally Disintegrating Tablet (Bubble Gum), Junior Mapap 160mg Rapid Tab (Bubble Gum), Leader Children's Pain Reliever 80mg Rapid Melts Tablet (Bubblegum), Mapap Children's 80mg Rapid Orally Disintegrating Tablet (Bubble Gum), Mapap Children's 80mg Rapid Orally Disintegrating Tablet (Grape), Mapap Junior 160mg Rapid Orally Disintegrating Tablet (Bubble Gum), Premier Value Children's Non-Aspirin 80mg Quick Melt Tab (Grape), Premier Value Children's Pain Reliever 80mg Quick Melt Tablet (Grape), Premier Value Jr. Non-Aspirin 160mg Quick Melt (Grape), Premier Value Junior Pain Reliever 160mg Quick Melt Tablet (Grape), RITE AID Junior Acetaminophen 160mg Rapid Melts Tablet (Bubble Gum), RITE AID Junior Acetaminophen 160mg Rapid Melts Tablet (Grape), Sunmark Junior Pain Reliever Fever Reducer 160mg Rapid Melt (Bubblegum), Tylenol Children's 80mg Meltaways (Bubblegum Burst), Tylenol Children's 80mg Meltaways (Grape Punch), Tylenol Children's 80mg Meltaways (Wacky Watermelon), Tylenol Junior 160mg Meltaways (Bubblegum Burst), Tylenol Junior 160mg Meltaways (Grape Punch), Tylenol Junior Strength 160mg Meltaways (Bubblegum Burst), Tylenol Junior Strength 160mg Meltaways (Grape Punch), Walgreens Acetaminophen Children's 80mg Rapid Tab (Bubble Gum), Walgreens Acetaminophen Children's 80mg Rapid Tab (Grape), Walgreens Acetaminophen Junior Strength 160mg Rapid Tab (Bubble Gum), Walgreens Acetaminophen Junior Strength 160mg Rapid Tab (Grape), Walgreens Children's Acetaminophen 80mg Rapid Tab (Bubble Gum), Walgreens Children's Acetaminophen 80mg Rapid Tab (Grape), Walgreens Junior Acetaminophen 160mg Rapid Tab (Bubble Gum), Walgreens Junior Acetaminophen 160mg Rapid Tab (Grape)

What is this medicine?

ACETAMINOPHEN (a set a MEE noe fen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever.

How should I use this medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth. Let the medicine melt on the tongue or chew it completely before swallowing. Follow the directions on the package or prescription label. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 2 years of age for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue

  • breathing problems

  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth

  • sore throat with fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting

  • trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine

  • unusual bleeding or bruising

  • unusually weak or tired

  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • headache

  • nausea, stomach upset

What may interact with this medicine?

  • alcohol

  • imatinib

  • isoniazid

  • other medicines with acetaminophen

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Protect from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

  • if you frequently drink alcohol containing drinks

  • liver disease

  • phenylketonuria

  • an unusual or allergic reaction to acetaminophen, other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives

  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant

  • breast-feeding

What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if the pain lasts more than 10 days (5 days for children), if it gets worse, or if there is a new or different kind of pain. Also, check with your doctor if a fever lasts for more than 3 days.

Do not take acetaminophen (Tylenol) or other medicines that contain acetaminophen with this medicine. Too much acetaminophen can be very dangerous and cause an overdose. Always read labels carefully.

Report any possible overdose to your doctor right away, even if there are no symptoms. The effects of extra doses may not be seen for many days.

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