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Pain Relief PM Extra Strength by CVS Pharmacy

Medically reviewed on March 9, 2017

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 500mg, DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE 25mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-556

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CVS 44-556

Active ingredients (in each gelcap)

Acetaminophen 500 mg
Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg

Purpose

Pain reliever
Nighttime sleep-aid

Uses

temporary relief of occasional headaches and minor aches and pains with accompanying sleeplessness

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:

  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • more than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Allergy alert: Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include:

  • skin reddening
  • blisters
  • rash

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Do not use
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin
  • if you are allergic to acetaminophen or any of the inactive ingredients in this product
  • in children under 12 years of age

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • liver disease
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland
  • glaucoma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
  • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product
  • drowsiness will occur
  • avoid alcoholic beverages
  • do not drive a motor vehicle or operate machinery

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • sleeplessness persists continuously for more than 2 weeks. Insomnia may be a symptom of a serious underlying medical illness.
  • new symptoms occur
  • redness or swelling is present
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days

These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of accidental overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away. Prompt medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions
  • do not take more than directed
  • adults and children 12 years and over
    • take 2 gelcaps at bedtime
    • do not take more than 2 gelcaps of this product in 24 hours
  • children under 12 years: do not use

Other information
  • avoid high humidity
  • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
  • use by expiration date on package

Inactive ingredients

ammonium hydroxide, colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, FD&C blue #1, FD&C red #3, gelatin, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, iron oxide black, iron oxide red, iron oxide yellow, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, shellac glaze, simethicone, stearic acid, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

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Compare to the active ingredients
in Extra Strength Tylenol® PM*

Gelcaps
NDC 59779-556-13

EXTRA STRENGTH
Pain Relief PM

ACETAMINOPHEN, 500 mg
DIPHENHYDRAMINE HCl, 25 mg

Pain reliever,
Nighttime sleep aid

Non-habit forming

Actual Size     RAPID RELEASE

250 GELCAPS

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF IMPRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, owner of the registered trademark Extra Strength Tylenol® PM.
50844          ORG061555613

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy,
Inc.,
One CVS Drive, Woonsocket,
RI 02895 © 2017 CVS/pharmacy
CVS.com®   1-800-SHOP CVS
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CVS 44-556

PAIN RELIEF PM  EXTRA STRENGTH
acetaminophen, diphenhydramine hcl tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-556
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN500 mg
DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE (DIPHENHYDRAMINE) DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE25 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
SILICON DIOXIDE 
CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
FD&C RED NO. 3 
GELATIN 
HYDROXYPROPYL CELLULOSE (TYPE H) 
HYPROMELLOSES 
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE 
FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POVIDONE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
STEARIC ACID 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorBLUE (dark blue) , BLUE (light blue) Scoreno score
ShapeOVALSize20mm
FlavorImprint CodeL;6
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-556-311 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
180 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:59779-556-091 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
220 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:59779-556-13250 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
4NDC:59779-556-76450 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34312/17/2007
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(59779-556)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.868734088MANUFACTURE(59779-556), PACK(59779-556)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.967626305PACK(59779-556)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867837PACK(59779-556)

 
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