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Acetaminophen / magnesium salicylate / pamabrom Side Effects

Applies to acetaminophen / magnesium salicylate / pamabrom: oral tablet

Warning

Do not give this medication to a child or teenager with a fever, flu symptoms, or chicken pox. Salicylates can cause Reye's syndrome, a serious and sometimes fatal condition in children.

Do not take more of this medication than is recommended. An overdose of acetaminophen can damage your liver or cause death. Call your doctor at once if you have nausea, pain in your upper stomach, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, or jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes).

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cold, allergy, pain, or sleep medication. Acetaminophen (sometimes abbreviated as APAP) is contained in many combination medicines. Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much acetaminophen which can lead to a fatal overdose.

In rare cases, acetaminophen may cause a severe skin reaction. Stop taking this medicine and call your doctor right away if you have skin redness or a rash that spreads and causes blistering and peeling.

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe stomach pain;

  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;

  • bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;

  • any redness or swelling; or

  • ringing in your ears or hearing problems.

Common side effects may include:

  • heartburn; or

  • upset stomach.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.