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Acetaminophen by Cardinal Health

Medically reviewed on October 6, 2017

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 500mg
Labeler: Cardinal Health
NDC Code: 55154-0746

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Acetaminophen Tablet 500mg
Mapap Tablets Extra Strength

Active ingredient

Drug Facts

Acetaminophen 500mg (in each tablet)


Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer


for the temporary relief of 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.


See New Warnings Information.

This unit dose package is not child resistant and is intended for institutional use only. Keep out of reach of children.

Tamper Evident: Do not use if sealed blister units are broken or damaged.

Liver Warning

This product contains acetaminophen. The maximum daily dose of this product is 6 tablets (3,000 mg) in 24 hours. Severe liver damage may occur if you take more than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours- with other drugs containing acetaminophen, - 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product.

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. If you are allergic to acetaminophen or any of the inactive ingredients in this product.

Ask a doctor before use if

you have liver disease.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if

you are taking the blood thinning drug warfarin.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 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.

Overdose Warning: Taking more than the recommended dose ( overdose) may cause liver damage. In the case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222). Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.


If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children

Keep out of reach of children.


Do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)

Adults and children 12 years and over:

-take 2 tablets every 6 hours while symptoms last.

-do not take more than 6 tablets in 24 hours unless directed by a doctor

-do not take for more than 10 days unless directed by a doctor.

Children under 12 years:

Do not use adult Extra Strength product in children under 12 years of age: this will provide more than the recommended dose (overdose) of acetaminophen and may cause liver damage.

Other information

Store at room temperature.

Inactive ingredients

Povidone, Pregelatinized Starch, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Stearic Acid


Questions or comments? To Report Adverse Drug Event call (800) 616-2471.

Distributed by:

Major® Pharmaceuticals

17177 N Laurel Park Dr., Suite 233

Livonia, MI 48152 USA

Repackaged by Cardinal Health

Zanesville, OH 43701



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Mapap Tablets

Extra Strength Acetaminophen

500 mg Tablets

10 Tablets

acetaminophen tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55154-0746(NDC:0904-1988)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScore2 pieces
FlavorImprint CodeGPI;A5
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55154-0746-010 BLISTER PACK in 1 BAG
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34305/31/2011
Labeler - Cardinal Health (188557102)
Cardinal Health188557102REPACK(55154-0746)

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