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PAIN RELIEF by GERI-CARE PHARMACEUTICAL CORP

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Dec 8, 2021.

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 160mg in 5mL
Labeler: GERI-CARE PHARMACEUTICAL CORP
NDC Code: 57896-180

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Active ingredient (per teaspoonful = 5 mL)

Acetaminophen 160 mg

Purpose

Pain reliever/Fever reducer

Uses

Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:

  • headache
  • muscular aches
  • backache
  • minor pain of arthritis
  • the common cold
  • toothache
  • premenstrual and menstrual cramps. Temporarily reduces fever.

Warnings

Liver warning:

This product contains acetaminophen.

Severe liver damage may occur if

  • adult takes more than 6 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • child takes more than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • taken with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • adults has 3 or more alcoholic drinks everyday while using this product

Do not use
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or non-prescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • if you are allergic to acetaminophen or any of the inactive ingredients in this product

Ask a doctor before use if the user

  • has a liver disease
  • is on a sodium restricted diet

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if your child is taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

When using this product do not exceed recommended dose

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 5 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • new symptoms occur
  • redness or swelling is present

These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

Overdose warning

Taking more than the recommended dose (overdose) may cause liver damage. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

Directions

  • find right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age.
  • dosage may be repeated every 4 hours, or as directed by a doctor
  • do not use more than 5 times in 24 hours
Weight (lbs.)Age (yrs.)Dose (tsp or mL)
under 24under 2consult physician
24-352-31 tsp (5 mL)
36-474-51½ tsp (7.5 mL)
48-596-82 tsp (10 mL)
60-719-102½ tsp (12.5 mL)
72-95113 tsp or (15 mL)
over 9512 to adult4 tsp (20 mL)

Other information
  • each teaspoon (5 mL) contains: sodium 7 mg
  • Store at room temperature 15º - 30ºC (59º - 86ºF)
  • Protect from Freezing.
  • Protect from Light.
  • for institutional use only

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, FD&C red # 40, flavor, glycerin, PEG 400, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sodium saccharin, sorbitol, water.

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

PAIN RELIEF 
acetaminophen suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:57896-180
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN160 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GLYCERIN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
SORBITOL 
WATER 
SODIUM CITRATE 
Product Characteristics
ColorredScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:57896-180-16473 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34312/01/201209/30/2022
Labeler - GERI-CARE PHARMACEUTICAL CORP (611196254)
Registrant - GERI-CARE PHARMACEUTICAL CORP (611196254)

 
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