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Anacin AF

Generic name: Acetaminophen (oral) [a-SEET’-a-MIN-oh’-fen]
Brand name: Anacin AF, Children’s Tylenol, Mapap, M-Pap, Pharbetol,… display the 14 brands
Classification of drugs: Miscellaneous analgesics

What is Anacin AF?

Anacin AF can be used to lower the fever and ease minor pain due to conditions like colds or flu, headaches, muscles, arthritis, and menstrual cramps.Anacin is also used for reasons not mentioned in this guideline.

Side effects of Anacin AF

Seek medical attention immediately in the event that you exhibit symptoms that indicate an allergy, such as symptoms of hives, breathing difficulties, and swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.In rare instances, Anacin AF can cause severe skin reactions that could be fatal, even if you have taken this medication before and did not experience any reactions. Stop using Anacin AF and consult your doctor immediately when you notice the appearance of a skin rash or redness that spreads, causing peeling and blistering.

Stop using Anacin and call your doctor immediately. If you are experiencing indications of liver problems:

  • Stomach discomfort (upper right);
  • Loss of appetite
  • Tiredness, itching;
  • Dark urine, stools that are clay-coloured, and
  • Jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin).

The less serious side effects could be more likely, or you could not experience any whatsoever.This list does not encompass every possible side effect. Other effects may also be present. Contact your physician to seek medical advice on adverse effects.Report any side effects directly to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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aspirin, acetaminophen, tramadol, ibuprofen, cyclobenzaprine, paracetamol, and naproxen

Warnings

A high dose of acetaminophen could damage the liver and cause death.Consult your physician immediately. If you are experiencing stomach pain, a loss of appetite, dark urine, or jaundice (yellowing of your eyes or skin),Take a break from this medication and seek medical attention. If you notice an itch or a red, blistering rash,

Before you take this drug

It is best not to take Anacin AF if you have an allergy to it or if you are taking other medications that contain this medicine.Speak with a pharmacist or doctor to determine if Anacin AF is safe to take if you've been diagnosed with liver cirrhosis or if you consume it frequently.Consult a physician before using this medicine if you are nursing or pregnant.

How to take Anacin AF?

Take exactly as indicated on the label or as directed by your physician. An Anacin AF overdose may damage or even result in death, potentially devastating the liver.

  • Teenagers and adults who are at least 12 years old Do not consume more than 1,000 milligrammes (mg) at once or more than 4000 mg within 24 hours.
  • Children under 12 years old: young Do not take more than 5 doses of Anacin AF for children within 24 hours.

Don't give an Anacin AF supplement with extra strength to children older than 12 without a medical recommendation.A child's dosage is determined by the child's weight and age. Follow the dosage instructions included with this medicine. Consult a physician prior to giving this medication to children less than 2 years old.Anacin AF, a baby formula, includes a medicine dropper, also known as an oral syringe. Using the wrong instrument can result in an overdose. Make sure to use only the dosing device that is provided to measure your infant's dosage.Anacin AF is available in many different forms, including capsules, liquid, chewable, and disintegrating tablets, as well as dissolving powders or granules. Take note of and adhere to any instructions for use that come in the package of your medication. Consult your physician or pharmacist for assistance.

Do not take Anacin for AF anymore, and contact your doctor in the event of:

  • You still suffer from an irritation in your throat after two days of use.
  • You still experience the same fever after 3 days of treatment.
  • If you are still experiencing discomfort after 7 days (or 5 days if you are treating an infant),
  • You have an itch, a skin rash, or headache that continues for a long time; nausea, vomiting, swelling, redness, itching, or redness;
  • If the symptoms become worse or if you develop new symptoms.

The use of Anacin AF can cause false results when using specific test results with certain blood sugar monitors. If you suffer from diabetes, talk to your doctor about the best method to track the levels of your blood sugar while taking this medicine.Keep stored items at room temperature, away from moisture and excess heat sources.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Anacin AF is prescribed when necessary. If you're on a schedule for dosing and miss a dose, you can skip it. Do not take two doses at the same time.

What happens if I overdose?

Get medical attention immediately, or contact us for help at the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. Poisoning can lead to death.The symptoms of an overdose include stomach pain, vomiting, and yellowing of your eyes or skin.

What should be avoided?

Do not take other medications that may contain Anacin.Do not drink alcohol.

Interaction with other drugs

Other medications may also influence Anacin AF, which includes prescription and non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal remedies. Discuss with your physician all other medicines you take.

 

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