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Pain Relief Extra Strength by CVS Pharmacy

Medically reviewed on January 5, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 500mg in 15mL
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-872

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.

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 15 mL)

Acetaminophen 500 mg

Purpose

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Uses
  • temporarily relieves 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

Warnings

Liver warning:  This product contains acetaminophen. The maximum daily dose of this product is 90 mL (6 tbsp) (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 ever day while using this product

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.

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 for more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts for 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 case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) immediately. 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)
  • do not take more then 4 doses in any 24 hours period
  • measure only with dosing cup provided. Do not use any other dosing device
  • mL=milliliter
  • keep dosing cup with product
  • adults and children 12 years and over
    • 30 mL every 6 hours while symptoms last
    • do not take more than 10 days unless directed by a doctor
  • children under 12 years: do not use 

Other information
  • each 15 mL contains:sodium 6 mg 
  • store between 20-25ºC (68-77ºF) do not refrigerate
  • protect from light

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, D&C red 33, FD&C red 40, flavors, high fructose corn syrup, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, saccharin sodium, sodium benzoate, sorbitol

Questions or comments?

Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

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Extra Strength

Pain Relief

Acetaminophen, 500 mg

Pain reliever, fever reducer

for ages 12 and over

Cherry flavor

Adult Rapid Burst

Adult Liquid

Compare to the active ingredient in Tylenol® Extra Strength Acetaminophen*

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

CVS.com

1-800-SHOP CVS

FL OZ (mL)

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by McNeil Consumer & Specialty Pharmaceuticals, distributor of Tylenol® Extra Strength Acetaminophen.

Product Label

CVS Extra Strength Pain Relief

PAIN RELIEF  EXTRA STRENGTH
acetaminophen liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-872
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN500 mg  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
D&C RED NO. 33 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SACCHARIN SODIUM 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SORBITOL 
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-872-08237 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart34308/31/2015
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
CVS Pharmacy

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