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Active ingredient (in each tablet)Acetaminophen 500mg
PurposePain reliever/fever reducer
UsesTemporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
minor pain of arthritis
Temporarily reduces fever
WarningsLiver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take
more than 8 tablets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
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 haveliver disease.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you aretaking 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.
If pregnant or breast-feeding,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 the case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
do not take more than directed (see overdose warning).
Adult and Children 12 years and over: take 2 tablets, every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms last. Do not take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours. 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 recommended dose (overdose) and may cause liver damage.
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