Childrens Acetaminophen by Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
Medically reviewed on January 12, 2018
Dosage form: suspension
Ingredients: Acetaminophen 160mg in 5mL
Labeler: Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
NDC Code: 0121-1781
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.
Acetaminophen 160 mg
pain reliever/fever reducer
- reduces fever
- relieves minor aches and pain due to:
- the common cold
- sore throat
- this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use
- do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)
- shake well before using
- mL = milliliter; tsp = teaspoonful
- find the right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age
- 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)|
|Under 24||Under 2||Ask a doctor|
|24-35||2-3 years||5 mL (1 tsp)|
|36-47||4-5 years||7.5 mL (1 ½ tsp)|
|48-59||6-8 years||10 mL (2 tsp)|
|60-71||9-10 years||12.5 mL (2 ½ tsp)|
|72-95||11 years||15 mL (3 tsp)|
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
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
- 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 the recommended dose (see overdose warning)
- 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 the reach of children.
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 children even if you do not notice any sign or symptoms
- sodium content: 2 mg/5 mL
- store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F). [See USP controlled room temperature]
- protect from freezing
- a red, berry flavored suspension supplied in the following oral dosage form: NDC 0121-1781-05 (unit dose cups of 5 mL).
Acesulfame K, butylparaben, citric acid, corn syrup, FD&C Red No. 40, flavoring, glycerin, polysorbate 80, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, veegum and xanthan gum.
You may also report serious side effects to this phone number.
|Labeler - Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc. (044940096)|
|Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.||097630693||MANUFACTURE(0121-1781)|
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