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Pain Relief PM by ARMY AND AIR FORCE EXCHANGE SERVICE

Medically reviewed on March 1, 2017

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 500mg, DIPHENHYDRAMINE CITRATE 38mg
Labeler: ARMY AND AIR FORCE EXCHANGE SERVICE
NDC Code: 55301-973

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Active ingredients (in each tablet)

Acetaminophen 500 mg
Diphenhydramine citrate 38 mg 

Purpose

Pain reliever
Nighttime sleep-aid 

Uses

for the temporary relief of occasional headaches and minor aches and pains with accompanying sleeplessness

Warnings

Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take:

  • more than 2 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
  • if you are allergic to acetaminophen
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • in children under 12 years of age
  • with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin 

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • liver disease
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
  • trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland
  • glaucoma

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
  • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product
  • drowsiness may occur
  • avoid alcoholic beverages
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • sleeplessness lasts continuously for more than 2 weeks. Insomnia may be a symptom of a serious underlying medical illness.
  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or last more than 3 days
  • new symptoms occur
  • painful area is red or swollen

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 case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms. 

Directions
  • do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)
  • adults and children 12 years of age and over: take 2 tablets at bedtime, if needed, or as directed by a doctor
  • children under 12 years: do not use

Other information
  • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
  • see end flap for expiration date and lot number 

Inactive ingredients

corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake, FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, povidone, shellac, silica gel, stearic acid, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

1-800-426-9391 

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Compare To The Active
Ingredients of Excedrin® PM*

PAIN RELIEF PM

Acetaminophen, Diphenhydramine citrate
Pain Reliever/Nighttime Sleep-Aid
Aspirin Free • Non-habit forming

Actual Size

50 TABLETS

quality value

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by Novartis consumer Health, Inc., owner of the registered trademark Excedrin® PM.
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Distributed by: LNK International, Inc.
Hauppauge, NY 11788
1-800-426-9391

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PAIN RELIEF PM 
acetaminophen, diphenhydramine citrate tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55301-973
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN500 mg
DIPHENHYDRAMINE CITRATE (DIPHENHYDRAMINE) DIPHENHYDRAMINE CITRATE38 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
STARCH, CORN 
CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM 
CROSPOVIDONE 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
FD&C BLUE NO. 2 
HYPROMELLOSES 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYSORBATE 80 
POVIDONE 
STEARIC ACID 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorBLUEScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize11mm
FlavorImprint Code44;373
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55301-973-151 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
150 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34306/07/200302/20/2020
Labeler - ARMY AND AIR FORCE EXCHANGE SERVICE (001695568)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(55301-973)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867894MANUFACTURE(55301-973)

 
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