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Acetaminophen

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Most Commonly Used

Child Pain/Fever 160mg/5ml Sol
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Mapap Arth Pain 650mg ER Tab
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Q-Pap 500mg Tab
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Pain & Fever 325mg Tablet
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
Pill Identification: GPI A325 
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Pain & Fever 325mg Tablet
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
Pill Identification: GPI A325 
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Overview Information on Acetaminophen

Pharmacist Tip
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking acetaminophen. Alcohol may increase your risk of liver damage.     
Acetaminophen is an over-the-counter pain reliever and fever reducer. It is sold under many brand names including Tylenol®, which may be the most well-known.

You may take acetaminophen to relieve minor aches and pain. Acetaminophen may be taken to treat headaches, muscle aches, menstrual cramps, sore throat pain, colds, backaches, toothaches, and reactions to vaccinations. It may also be taken to reduce fever.

Your doctor may suggest you take acetaminophen to relieve minor arthritis pain.

Acetaminophen is also commonly combined as a part of other prescription and over-the-counter drugs.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013
Acetaminophen is an over-the-counter pain reliever and fever reducer. It is sold under many brand names including Tylenol®, which may be the most well-known.

You may take acetaminophen to relieve minor aches and pain. Acetaminophen may be taken to treat headaches, muscle aches, menstrual cramps, sore throat pain, colds, backaches, toothaches, and reactions to vaccinations. It may also be taken to reduce fever.

Your doctor may suggest you take acetaminophen to relieve minor arthritis pain.

Acetaminophen is also commonly combined as a part of other prescription and over-the-counter drugs.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013