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Generic name: Acetaminophen (oral) (orally)
Brand name: Anacin AF, Children’s Tylenol, Mapap, M-Pap, Pharbetol,… Show the 14 brands.

What is Aurophen?

Aurophen is used to lower the severity of fever and reduce minor discomfort caused by conditions like colds and the flu, headaches and muscle pains, arthritis, and menstrual cramps.Aurophen is also used for reasons not mentioned in this guideline.

Side effects of Aurophen

Seek medical attention immediately in the event that you exhibit warning signs of an allergic reaction, such as symptoms of hives, breathing difficulties, or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.In rare instances, aurophen may cause a severe skin reaction that could become fatal, no matter if you have taken this medicine before and had no reaction. Stop using Aurophen immediately and consult your doctor immediately in the event of an itch or redness on your skin that spreads, causing blisters as well as peeling.

Stop taking Aurophen, and contact your doctor immediately when you notice symptoms of liver issues.

  • Stomach discomfort (upper right);
  • Lack of appetite
  • Tiredness, itching;
  • Dark urine, stool that is 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. Consult your physician to seek medical advice on adverse effects. You can report any adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


A large dose of acetaminophen can harm the liver and cause death.Contact your doctor immediately. If you are experiencing stomach pain, a loss of appetite, dark-coloured urine, or jaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin),Take a break from this medication and seek medical assistance in the event of an itch or a red, blistering rash.

Prior to using this drug

It is not recommended to use Aurophen when you are allergic to it or if you are taking other medicines that contain this medicine.Consult a physician or pharmacist to determine if aurophen is suitable to use when you've experienced the condition of cirrhosis that affects the liver or if you consume it frequently.Consult a physician before taking this medication if you are nursing or pregnant.

How do I take  Aurophen?

Follow the directions on the label or as recommended by your physician. A high dose of aurophen could damage your liver and cause death.

  • Adults and teens aged 12 or older shouldn't take over 1000 milligrammes (mg) at a time (or more than 4000 mg) within 24 hours.
  • Children under 12 years old: young Do not take more than five doses of Aurophen for children in a span of 24 hours.

Don't give an extra-strong aurophen to children less than 12 years old without medical guidance.The dose for a child is based on their age and weight. Be sure to follow the dosing instructions that come with this medication. Talk to your doctor prior to giving this medication to any child less than 2 years old.Aurophens designed for babies include a medicine dropper, also known as an oral syringe. If you measure with a device that is not the right one, it could result in an overdose. Only use the dosing device that is provided to measure the dose given to an infant.Aurophen is available in a variety of forms, including capsules, liquid chewable tablets, disintegrating tablets, chewable tablets, dissolving powders, and granules. Take note of and adhere to any instructions for use that come with your medication. Consult your physician or pharmacist for assistance.

Stop taking Aurophen immediately and contact your physician if:

  • If you're still suffering from a painful throat after two days of treatment,
  • You still experience an infection after three days.
  • You still experience the pain even after 7 days (or five days if treating an infant);
  • You have a You have a rash or headache that continues for a long time, nausea, vomiting, redness, swelling, itching, or redness.
  • Your symptoms are getting worse, or if you experience new symptoms,

The use of Aurophen could result in inaccurate results for specific test results with certain blood sugar monitors. If you suffer from diabetes, consult your physician on the best way to check the levels of your blood sugar while using this drug.Keep at room temperature, away from moisture and heat sources.

What happens if I overdose?

Aurophen is a medication used in cases of need. If you're following a prescribed dosage schedule and miss a dose, you can skip the missed dose. Avoid taking 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. A poisoning could be fatal.In the case of an overdose, symptoms may include nausea, stomach pain, and yellowing of the eyes or skin.

Aviod this

Beware of other medicines that may contain aurophen.Beware of drinking alcohol.

Interaction with other drug

Other medications can affect Aurophen, such as prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your physician of any other medications you are currently taking.