- Compare to the active ingredient in Extra Strength Tylenol Caplets
- Pain Reliever/Fever Reducer
- Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to headache, muscular aches, minor pain of arthritis, toothache, backache, the common cold and premenstrual and menstrual cramps
- Contains no aspirin
- Do not use with other medicines containing acetaminophen
Active ingredient (in each caplet): Acetaminophen 500 mg. Purpose: Pain reliever/fever reducer. Inactive ingredients: carnauba wax, corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid. (may contain one or more of these ingredients).
Do not take more than directed (see overdose warning). Adults and children 12 years and over: take 2 caplets every 6 hours while symptoms last; do not take more than 6 caplets 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. Other information: store at 20-25C (68-77F). Uses: temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to: the common cold; headache; backache; minor pain of arthritis; toothache; muscular aches; premenstrual and menstrual cramps; temporarily reduces fever.
Safety Warning: Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. 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. Allergy alert: Acetaminophen may cause severe skin reactions. Symptoms may include: skin reddening; blisters; rash. If a skin reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away. 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; if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients. 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: 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. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children.
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