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Generic Name: ACETAMINOPHEN - INJECTIONPronounced: (a-SEET-a-MIN-oh-fen)Acetaminophen IV Interactions
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or
increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all
possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including
prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your
doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any
medicines without your doctor's approval.
Products that may interact with this drug
"blood thinners" (such as warfarin)
Acetaminophen is an ingredient in many nonprescription
products and in some combination prescription medications. Check the labels on
all your medicines (such as pain relievers, fever reducers, or cold products)
because they may also contain acetaminophen. See also maximum daily dose in
Side Effects section.
This medication ma...
Acetaminophen has been the pain-reliever of choice during pregnancy for many years. Other over-the-counter pain relievers, such as aspirin and ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) may cause a vessel in the baby’s heart to close prematurely, leading to problems such as pulmonary hypertension and may prolong labor. Acetaminophen has been considered relatively safe. However, a new study links the use of this over-the-counter medication with a higher risk of ADHD and ADHD-like behaviors.
The study was completed in Denmark and published in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers looked at the medical data for 64,000 children. Specifically, they looked for use of acetaminophen during pregnancy, how many children were diagnosed with ADHD, how many received a prescription for medication for ADHD and surveys completed by parents on childhood behaviors.
The results of the study include:
About one-half of all the mothers in the study took acetaminophen at some time during their pregnancy.
DefinitionAcetaminophen overdose is one of the most common poisonings worldwide. People often think that acetaminophen, a pain-relieving medicine, is extremely safe. However, it may be deadly if taken in large doses.This is for information only and not for use in the treatment or management of an actual poison exposure. If you have an exposure, you should call your local emergency number (such as 911) or the National Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222.Alternative NamesTylenol overdose; Paracetamol overdosePoisonous IngredientWhere FoundAcetaminophen is found in a variety of over-the-counter and prescription pain relievers.Tylenol is a brand name for acetominophen. Other medicines that contain acetominophen include:Anacin-3LiquiprinPanadolPercocetTempraVarious cold and flu medicinesNote: This list is not all inclusive.Common dosage forms and strengths:Suppository: 120 mg*, 125 mg, 325 mg, 650 mgChewable tablets: 80 mgJunior tablets: 160 mgRegular strength: 325 mgExtra strength: 50...
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