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Triaminic Infant Drops Side Effects

Generic Name: acetaminophen

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug acetaminophen. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Triaminic Infant Drops.

For the Consumer

Applies to acetaminophen: capsule, capsule liquid filled, elixir, liquid, powder, powder for solution, solution, suppository, suspension, syrup, tablet, tablet chewable, tablet disintegrating, tablet effervescent, tablet extended release

Other dosage forms:

As well as its needed effects, acetaminophen (the active ingredient contained in Triaminic Infant Drops) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.

Major Side Effects

If any of the following side effects occur while taking acetaminophen, check with your doctor immediately:

  • Bloody or black, tarry stools
  • bloody or cloudy urine
  • fever with or without chills (not present before treatment and not caused by the condition being treated)
  • pain in the lower back and/or side (severe and/or sharp)
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • skin rash, hives, or itching
  • sore throat (not present before treatment and not caused by the condition being treated)
  • sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
  • sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • yellow eyes or skin

If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking acetaminophen, get emergency help immediately:

Symptoms of overdose:
  • Diarrhea
  • increased sweating
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea or vomiting
  • stomach cramps or pain
  • swelling, pain, or tenderness in the upper abdomen or stomach area

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to acetaminophen: compounding powder, intravenous solution, oral capsule, oral granule effervescent, oral liquid, 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 Triaminic Infant Drops) 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


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


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It is possible that some side effects of Triaminic Infant Drops may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

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