Acetaminophen by CVS PHARMACY, INC
Medically reviewed on March 2, 2017
Dosage form: capsule
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 500mg
Labeler: CVS PHARMACY, INC
NDC Code: 69842-302
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.
(in each Gelcap)
Acetaminophen, USP 500 mg
Pain reliever/fever reducer
■ temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:
■ muscular aches
■ minor pain of arthritis
■ the common cold
■ premenstrual and menstrual cramps
■ temporarily reduces fever
This product contains acetaminophen. The maximum daily dose of this product is 6 gelcaps (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 every day while using this product
acetaminophen may cause severe skin reaction. Symptoms may include:
■ skin reddening
If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.
■ 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 have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients
are taking the blood thinning drug warfarin.
■ 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.
ask a health professional before use
Keep out of the reach of children
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.
■ do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)
adults and children 12 years and over
■ take 2 gelcaps every 6 hours while symptoms last
■ do not take more than 6 gelcaps in 24 hours, unless directed by a doctor
■ do not use for more than 10 days unless directed by a doctor
children under 12 years
■ ask a doctor
■ store between 20°-25°C (68°-77°F). See USP Controlled Room Temperature.
■ avoid high humidity
■ see end panel for lot number and expiration date
ammonium hydroxide, black iron oxide, black iron oxide irradiated, colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, gelatin, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose, hypromellose, iron oxide red, isopropyl alcohol, n-butyl alcohol, polyethylene glycol, povidone k-30, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, shellac glaze (modified), stearic acid, titanium dioxide, yellow iron oxide.
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