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Children’s tylenol

The generic name for acetaminophen is a-seet-a-min-oh-fen. Brand names include anacin af (oral), children’s tylenol (oral), mapap, m-pap, and pharbetol.
Drug class: other analgesics

What is Children's tylenol?

Children's tylenol can be used to relieve minor pain and reduce fever caused by colds, flu, headaches, or muscle aches. It also helps with arthritis and menstrual cramps.This medication guide does not list all possible uses of children's tylenol.

Side effects of Children's tylenol

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your lips, face, tongue, or throat.Children's tylenol can cause severe skin reactions that are fatal. Even if you have taken this medicine before and experienced no reaction, if you experience skin redness, blisters, or peeling after taking children's tylenol, stop using the medicine and contact your doctor immediately.If you notice any signs of liver disease, stop taking children's tylenol immediately and contact your doctor.

  • Stomach pain (upper right corner);
  • Loss of appetite
  • Tiredness, itching;
  • Dark urine and clay-coloured stool
  • Jaundice

You may experience less serious side effects or none at all.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The fda can be contacted at 1-800-fda-1088 to report side effects.

Warnings

An overdose can cause liver damage or death.If you experience upper stomach pains, loss of appetite, or dark urine, or if your skin or eyes are yellow, call your doctor immediately.If you experience skin redness, blistering, or itching, stop taking this medication and seek medical attention.

Before you take this drug

Children's tylenol should not be taken if they are allergic to this medication or if other medicines that contain the medicine are being taken.If you have ever suffered from liver cirrhosis or you consume alcohol regularly, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether children's tylenol can be used safely.Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or nursing.

How to take Children's tylenol?

Use the product exactly as directed by the manufacturer or your doctor. A children's tylenol overdose can cause liver damage or death.

  • Adults and adolescents over 12 years of age: do not exceed 1000 milligrammes per dose or 4000 mg within 24 hours.
  • Children under 12 years of age: do not exceed 5 doses per 24 hours.

Children younger than 12 should not be given extra strength. Children's tylenol without consulting a doctor

The dose for a child is determined by their age and weight. Follow the instructions for use provided with this medication. Before giving this medicine to a child under 2 years old, consult a doctor.

Children's tylenol for infants is packaged with its own medicine syringe or dropper. Overdosing can occur if you use the wrong measuring device. Only use the dosing device that is provided to measure a dose for an infant.

Children's tylenol is available in a variety of forms, including capsules, liquids, disintegrating or chewable tablets, or powders and granules that dissolve. Please read and follow all instructions for use that come with your medicine. If you need assistance, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If:

  • After 2 days, you still have a sore
  • You still have a high temperature after using the product for 3 days.
  • You still feel pain after using the product for 7 days (or 5 days if you are treating a child);
  • You have a persistent headache, nausea or vomiting, or redness or swelling on your skin.
  • If your symptoms worsen or if any new symptoms appear,

Children's tylenol can cause false results on certain glucose meters. Ask your doctor how to best monitor your blood glucose levels if you have diabetes.

Store away from heat, moisture, and heat at room temperature.

What happens if i miss the dose?

When needed, children's tylenol should be used. You can skip a missed dose if you're on a schedule. Never use two doses in one go.

What happens if i overdose?

Call the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222 or seek emergency medical care. Overdoses can be deadly.Vomiting, stomach pain, and yellowing skin or eyes are all symptoms of an overdose.

What should be avoided?

Use only children's tylenol.Avoid alcohol consumption.

Interaction with other drug

Children's tylenol may be affected by other drugs, such as prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your doctor of all the other medications you take.

 

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