Category: Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen Suppository

WARNING: One ingredient in this product is acetaminophen. Taking too much acetaminophen may cause serious (possibly fatal) liver disease. Adults should not take more than 4000 milligrams (4 grams) of acetaminophen a day. If...

How can I safely take acetaminophen?

A: Follow this advice to take acetaminophen safely: Read all the information given to you by your doctor and follow directions. Read the information on the OTC “Drug Facts” label or on the prescription...

Brand names of combination products that contain Acetaminophen

Brand names of combination products Aceta-Gesic® (containing Acetaminophen, Phenyltoloxamine)¶ Actifed Plus® (containing Acetaminophen, Pseudoephedrine, Triprolidine) Acuflex® (containing Acetaminophen, Phenyltoloxamine)§ Ali Flex® (containing Acetaminophen, Phenyltoloxamine)§ Alka-Seltzer Plus Cold & Sinus® (containing Acetaminophen, Phenylephrine) Allay® (containing...

Brand names of Acetaminophen Products

Brand names Acephen Rectal Suppository® Feverall Rectal Suppository® Mapap Rectal Suppository® Neopap Supprettes Rectal Suppository® Uniserts Rectal Suppository® Aceta® Actamin® Adprin B® Anacin® Apacet® Apara® Apra® Conacetol® Dolono® Feverall® Genapap® Genebs® Gericet® Halenol® Infantaire®...

Why Acetaminophen Overdoses Occur?

There are few available data describing consumer behavior with acetaminophen products or consumer understanding of acetaminophen toxicity. However, a number of factors that may contribute to this public health problem are outlined here. •...

Acetaminophen Hepatotoxicity Outcome and Management

Acetaminophen is a widely used nonprescription analgesic and antipyretic medication for mild-to-moderate pain and fever.  Harmless at low doses, acetaminophen has direct hepatotoxic potential when taken as an overdose and can cause acute liver...