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Acetaminophen by Cardinal Health

Medically reviewed on July 19, 2017

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: ACETAMINOPHEN 160mg in 5mL
Labeler: Cardinal Health
NDC Code: 55154-9449

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.


Oral Solution USP

Alcohol Free

Drug Facts

Active ingredient
(in each 5 mL teaspoonful)

Acetaminophen 160 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


Liver warning

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

adult takes more than 6 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
child takes more than 5 doses in 24 hours
with other drugs containing acetaminophen
3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Allergy alert

Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions.  Symptoms may include:

 skin reddening

If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

Sore throat warning

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.

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.
for more than 10 days for pain unless directed by a doctor
for more than 3 days for fever unless directed by a doctor
if you are allergic to acetaminophen or any of the inactive ingredients of 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
symptoms do not improve
new symptoms occur
pain or fever persists or gets worse

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 right away.  (1-800-222-1222). Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as 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 of age and over

20.3 mL (650 mg) every 4 to 6 hours
not to exceed 6 doses in a 24-hour period

children 6 to under 12 years of age

10.15 mL (325 mg) every 4 hours
not to exceed 5 doses in a 24-hour period

children 4 to under 6 years of age

7.5 mL (240 mg) every 4 hours
not to exceed 5 doses in a 24-hour period

children 2 to under 4 years of age

5 mL (160 mg) every 4 hours
not to exceed 5 doses in a 24-hour period

children under 2 years of age

consult a doctor

Other information

sodium content: 2 mg/5 mL 

■ store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F). [See USP controlled room temperature]

■ keep tightly closed  ■ protect from light

■ a red, cherry flavored solution supplied in the following oral dosage forms:

Available overbagged with 5 x 20.3 mL unit dose cups per bag, NDC 55154-9449-5

Inactive ingredients

Citric acid, FD&C Red No. 40, flavoring, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sorbitol and sucrose.

Questions or comments?

Call 1-800-845-8210. You may also report serious side effects to this phone number.


Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.

Greenville, SC 29605

Repackaged By:

Cardinal Health

Zanesville, OH 43701



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Acetaminophen Oral Solution USP

650 mg/ 20.3 mL

5 Cups

acetaminophen solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55154-9449(NDC:0121-1971)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
FD&C RED NO. 40 
Product Characteristics
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55154-9449-55 CUP, UNIT-DOSE in 1 BAG
120.3 mL in 1 CUP, UNIT-DOSE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart34308/01/2007
Labeler - Cardinal Health (188557102)
Cardinal Health188557102REPACK(55154-9449)

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