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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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Common Side Effects of Acetaminophen
It is suggested that you stop taking acetaminophen and talk with your doctor if:

  • You still feel pain after 10 days (adult) or 5 days (children)
  • Your still have a fever after three days
  • You get a skin rash, redness, or swelling, or an ongoing headache
  • Your symptoms get worse, or you feel new symptoms
You may suffer liver damage if you take too much acetaminophen. To lessen the risk, it is suggested that you:

  • Only take one product containing acetaminophen at a time
  • Take acetaminophen exactly as directed by your doctor or the package label
  • Do not take more than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen per day
  • Let your doctor know if you have or have had liver disease
  • Tell your doctor if you drink three or more glasses of alcohol per day
  • Contact your doctor if you think you've taken too much acetaminophen
Acetaminophen may cause an allergic reaction. Symptoms may include:

  • Itching or hives
  • Swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat
  • Swelling of your face or hands
  • Tightness of the chest
  • Trouble breathing
Other serious side effects of acetaminophen may include:

  • Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, or severe stomach pain
  • Trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
  • Light-headedness, sweating, fainting, or weakness
  • Unusual bruising or bleeding
  • Yellowing of the skin or whites of your eyes
Contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side effects of acetaminophen.