Acetaminophen and Phenyltoloxamine Capsules and Tablets

Name: Acetaminophen and Phenyltoloxamine Capsules and Tablets

Uses of Acetaminophen and Phenyltoloxamine Capsules and Tablets

  • It is used to ease pain.

What are some things I need to know or do while I take Acetaminophen and Phenyltoloxamine Capsules and Tablets?

  • Tell all of your health care providers that you take this medicine (acetaminophen and phenyltoloxamine capsules and tablets). This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
  • Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert until you see how this medicine affects you.
  • This medicine may affect certain lab tests. Tell all of your health care providers and lab workers that you take this medicine (acetaminophen and phenyltoloxamine capsules and tablets).
  • Avoid other sources of acetaminophen. Check labels closely. Too much acetaminophen may cause problems.
  • This medicine has acetaminophen in it. Very bad and sometimes deadly liver problems like the need for a liver transplant have happened with acetaminophen use. Most of the time, liver problems have happened in people taking more than 4,000 milligrams of acetaminophen in a day. Also, people who had liver problems were often using more than 1 drug that had acetaminophen in it. Talk with your doctor.
  • Call your doctor right away if you take more than 4,000 mg (milligrams) of acetaminophen in a day, even if you feel well.
  • Talk with your doctor before you drink alcohol or use other drugs and natural products that slow your actions.
  • If you are taking warfarin, talk with your doctor. You may need to have your blood work checked more closely while you are taking it with this medicine.
  • Be careful if you have G6PD deficiency. Anemia may happen.
  • If you are 65 or older, use this medicine (acetaminophen and phenyltoloxamine capsules and tablets) with care. You could have more side effects.
  • Use with care in children. Talk with the doctor.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this medicine while you are pregnant.
  • Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.

How is this medicine (Acetaminophen and Phenyltoloxamine Capsules and Tablets) best taken?

Use this medicine (acetaminophen and phenyltoloxamine capsules and tablets) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • If you take this medicine on a regular basis, take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.
  • If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
  • Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
  • Many times this medicine (acetaminophen and phenyltoloxamine capsules and tablets) is taken on an as needed basis. Do not take more often than told by the doctor.

If OVERDOSE is suspected

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

Consumer Information Use and Disclaimer

  • If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
  • Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
  • Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
  • Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
  • Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions about this medicine, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
  • If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

Review Date: October 4, 2017

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