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Pharmacist Childrens Paracetamol Colourfree 1-5 Years Side Effects

Generic name: acetaminophen

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Oct 12, 2023.

Note: This document contains side effect information about acetaminophen. Some dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Pharmacist Childrens Paracetamol Colourfree 1-5 Years.

Applies to acetaminophen: capsule, capsule liquid filled, elixir, liquid, powder, solution, suppository, suspension, tablet, tablet chewable, tablet disintegrating, tablet extended release. Other dosage forms:

Serious side effects

Along with its needed effects, acetaminophen (the active ingredient contained in Pharmacist Childrens Paracetamol Colourfree 1-5 Years) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking acetaminophen:


Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking acetaminophen:

Symptoms of overdose

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to acetaminophen: compounding powder, intravenous solution, oral capsule, oral granule effervescent, oral liquid, oral powder, oral powder for reconstitution, oral suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral tablet disintegrating, oral tablet extended release, rectal suppository.


In general, acetaminophen (the active ingredient contained in Pharmacist Childrens Paracetamol Colourfree 1-5 Years) is well-tolerated when administered in therapeutic doses. The most commonly reported adverse reactions have included nausea, vomiting, constipation. Injection site pain and injection site reaction have been reported with the IV product.[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Increased aspartate aminotransferase

Rare (less than 0.1%): Increased hepatic transaminases

Frequency not reported: Liver failure[Ref]


Very common (10% or more): Nausea (up to 34%), Vomiting (up to 15%)

Common (1% to 10%): Abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, dyspepsia, enlarged abdomen

Frequency not reported: Dry mouth[Ref]


Postmarketing reports: Anaphylaxis, hypersensitivity reactions[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Anemia, postoperative hemorrhage

Very rare (less than 0.01%): Thrombocytopenia, leucopenia, neutropenia[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Rash, pruritus

Rare (less than 0.1%): Serious skin reactions such as acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis

Very rare (less than 0.01%): Pemphigoid reaction, pustular rash, Lyell syndrome[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Dyspnea, abnormal breath sounds, pulmonary edema, hypoxia, pleural effusion, stridor, wheezing, coughing[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Peripheral edema, hypertension, hypotension, tachycardia, chest pain[Ref]


Common (1% to 10%): Hypokalemia, hyperglycemia[Ref]

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Headache, dizziness

Frequency not reported: Dystonia


Common (1% to 10%): Muscle spasms, trismus


Common (1% to 10%): Insomnia, anxiety


Common (1% to 10%): Oliguria


Common (1% to 10%): Infusion site pain, injection site reactions


Common (1% to 10%): Periorbital edema


Common (1% to 10%): Pyrexia, fatigue

Rare (0.01% to 0.1%): Malaise

Frequently asked questions


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Further information

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