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Childrens TYLENOL by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

Medically reviewed on December 14, 2017

Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: acetaminophen 160mg in 5mL
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
NDC Code: 50580-123

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Children's TYLENOL®

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 5 mL = 1 teaspoonful)

Acetaminophen 160 mg

Purpose

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Uses

temporarily:

  • reduces fever
  • relieves minor aches and pains due to:
    • the common cold
    • flu
    • headache
    • sore throat
    • toothache

Warnings

Liver warning

This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if your child takes

  • more than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen

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.

Sore throat warning: if sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

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 your child is allergic to acetaminophen or any of the inactive ingredients in this product

Ask a doctor before use if your child has liver disease

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 (see overdose warning)

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.

Keep out of reach of children.

Overdose warning

In 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.

Directions
  • this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use.
  • do not give more than directed (see overdose warning)
  • shake well before using
  • mL = milliliter; tsp = teaspoonful
  • find right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age.
  • remove the child protective cap and squeeze your child's dose into the dosing cup
  • repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last
  • do not give more than 5 times in 24 hours
Weight (lb)Age (yr)Dose (mL or tsp)
or as directed by a doctor
under 24under 2 yearsask a doctor
24-352-3 years5 mL (1 tsp)
36-474-5 years7.5 mL (1½ tsp)
48-596-8 years10 mL (2 tsp)
60-719-10 years12.5 mL (2½ tsp)
72-9511 years15 mL (3 tsp)

Attention: use only enclosed dosing cup specifically designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.

Other information
  • each 5 mL (1 tsp) contains: sodium 2 mg
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • do not use if carton tape imprinted "TYLENOL" or bottle wrap imprinted "TYLENOL" is broken or missing

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, butylparaben, FD&C red no. 40, flavors, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, microcrystalline cellulose and carboxymethylcellulose sodium, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, sucralose, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

call 1-800-458-1635 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect)

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

NDC 50580-123-50
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Children's
TYLENOL®

Acetaminophen Oral Suspension
Pain Reliever-Fever Reducer

Pain + Fever

Ages 2-11

Ibuprofen Free
Alcohol Free
Aspirin Free

4 fl oz (120 ml)
160 mg per 5 ml

Cherry
Flavor

CHILDRENS TYLENOL 
acetaminophen suspension
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50580-123
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
acetaminophen (acetaminophen) acetaminophen160 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
anhydrous citric acid 
butylparaben 
FD&C red NO. 40 
glycerin 
high fructose corn syrup 
microcrystalline cellulose 
carboxymethylcellulose sodium, unspecified form 
propylene glycol 
water 
sodium benzoate 
sorbitol 
sucralose 
xanthan gum 
Product Characteristics
ColorREDScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:50580-123-501 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
1120 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34311/01/2011
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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