Generic Name: Acetaminophen Drops (a seet a MIN oh fen)
Brand Name: Genapap, Tempra 1
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Aug 22, 2020.
- Liver problems have happened with the use of acetaminophen. Sometimes, this has led to a liver transplant or death. Most of the time, liver problems happened in people taking more than 4,000 mg (milligrams) of acetaminophen in a day. People were also often taking more than 1 drug that had acetaminophen in it. If you have questions, talk with your doctor.
Uses of Tempra 1:
- It is used to ease pain and fever.
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Tempra 1?
- If you have an allergy to acetaminophen or any other part of Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops).
- If you are allergic to Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops); any part of Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops); or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.
- If you have liver disease.
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops).
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Tempra 1?
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops). This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Avoid taking other products that have acetaminophen in them. Check labels closely. Too much acetaminophen may cause liver problems.
- Follow the directions exactly. Do not take more acetaminophen in a day than directed. If you do not know how much acetaminophen you can take in a day, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Some people may take up to 4,000 mg (milligrams) in a day if told to do so by the doctor. Some people (like people with liver problems and children) should take less acetaminophen. Call your doctor right away if you have taken too much acetaminophen in a day, even if you feel well.
- Talk with your doctor before you drink alcohol.
- This medicine may affect certain lab tests. Tell all of your health care providers and lab workers that you take Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops).
- Allergic reactions have happened with Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops). Rarely, some reactions can be very bad or life-threatening. Talk with the doctor.
- Different brands of Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops) may have different doses for children. Talk with the doctor before giving Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops) to a child.
How is this medicine (Tempra 1) best taken?
Use Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- Take with or without food.
- Measure liquid doses carefully. Use the measuring device that comes with Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops).
What do I do if I miss a dose?
- If you take Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops) on a regular basis, take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Many times Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops) is taken on an as needed basis. Do not take more often than told by the doctor.
What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?
- Signs of liver problems like dark urine, feeling tired, not hungry, upset stomach or stomach pain, light-colored stools, throwing up, or yellow skin or eyes.
- Not able to pass urine or change in how much urine is passed.
- A very bad skin reaction (Stevens-Johnson syndrome/toxic epidermal necrolysis) may happen. It can cause very bad health problems that may not go away, and sometimes death. Get medical help right away if you have signs like red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin (with or without fever); red or irritated eyes; or sores in your mouth, throat, nose, or eyes.
What are some other side effects of Tempra 1?
If OVERDOSE is suspected:
How do I store and/or throw out Tempra 1?
- Store at room temperature. Do not refrigerate or freeze.
- Protect from light.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- Store in original container.
- Keep lid tightly closed.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
Consumer information use
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about Tempra 1 (acetaminophen drops), please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
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