What is Actamin?
Actamin is used to decrease inflammation and reduce minor pain due to conditions like the flu or cold, headaches, and muscle pains, as well as arthritis and menstrual cramps. Actamin can also be utilized to treat conditions not covered in the guidelines for this medication.
Do not use other medications that contain Actamin. Beware of drinking too much alcohol. A high dose of acetaminophen could damage the liver or even cause death. Contact your physician immediately for any stomach nausea, vomiting, or dark urine. Jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin). Stop taking this medication and seek medical attention if you notice an itch or burning eruption.
Prior to using this drug
It is not recommended to take Actamin if your body is allergic to it or if you have other prescription medications that contain this medication. Consult a physician or pharmacist to determine whether Actamin can be used safely when you've suffered from the condition of cirrhosis in the liver or if you drink frequently. Talk to your doctor prior to applying this medication if you are nursing or pregnant.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Actamin is used in times of need. If you're on the dosing schedule, avoid every dose you missed. You should not take more than two doses at once.
What happens if I overdose?
Get medical assistance immediately or dial the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdoses could cause death. The symptoms of an overdose include vomiting, stomach pain, and an increase in the color of your skin and eyes.
What should be avoided?
Follow the directions on the label or according to the prescription of your physician. An Actamin overdose can damage your liver or cause death.
- Ages 12 and older: Adults and teens aged 12 or older don't take more than 1,000 milligrams (mg) in one go or more than 4,000 mg in all of them.
- Children who are younger than 12 years old: avoid taking more than 5 doses of children's formula Actamin over the course of 24 hours.
Do not provide extra-strength Actamin to children older than 12 without consulting a physician. A child's dosage is based on weight and age. Be sure to follow the dose directions provided by this medication. Consult a physician prior to prescribing this medication to a child less than 2 years of age.
Actamin designed for babies is accompanied by a dropper, also known as an oral syringe. If you use the wrong tool, it could result in an overdose. Make sure to use only the dosing device to determine the dose for an infant. Actamin is available in a variety of formats, such as capsules, liquids, chewable, disintegrating or chewable tablets, dissolving powders, and chunks of granules. Be sure to read and follow the instructions for use that come along with the medication. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor for assistance. Stop taking the Actamin medication and contact your doctor if
- You still suffer from a painful throat even after two days of treatment.
- If you are still suffering from an infection after three days.
- You still experience pain. You are still experiencing pain after 7 days (or 5 days if you are treating an infant);
- If you suffer from an itch or an eruption and you are suffering from headaches that continue for an extended period, nausea, or swelling, you have swelling, redness, or a headache.
- Your symptoms are getting worse, or if you develop other symptoms that are new,
The use of Actamin can cause inaccurate results when using specific test results with certain blood sugar monitors. If you suffer from diabetes, consult your physician regarding the best method to track the levels of your blood sugar while using this drug. Keep at room temperature, free of moisture and heat.
Side effects of Actamin
Seek medical attention immediately. If you are experiencing warning signs of an allergic reaction, such as symptoms of hives, breathing difficulties, and swelling of your lips, face tongue or throat.
In rare circumstances, Actamin may cause a serious skin reaction that can cause death, even if you have taken this medication before and experienced none. Do not take Actamin anymore and consult your doctor now if you experience an itch or redness on your skin that spreads, causing blisters as well as peeling.
Stop using Actamin and consult your physician immediately if you notice indications of liver trouble.
- Stomach discomfort (upper right);
- Loss of appetite
- Tiredness, itching;
- Dark urine, stools that are clay-coloured, as well as
- Jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin).
More minor side effects might be more probable, or it is possible that you will not experience any at all. It isn't a comprehensive list of possible side effects, and other side effects could occur. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on the consequences. It is possible to report any side effects to the fda by dialling 1-800-fda-1088.
Interaction with other drugs.
Certain other medications may interact with Actamin. Other medications can affect Actamin, such as prescription or OTC medicines, vitamins, and natural products. Discuss with your doctor all the medications you take.