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Tylenol (Acetaminophen) - Indications and Dosage

 
 



INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Regular Strength TYLENOLŽ Tablets, Extra Strength TYLENOLŽ Gelcaps, Geltabs, Caplets, or Tablets: temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:

  • headache ˇ muscular aches ˇ backache ˇ arthritis
  • the common cold ˇ toothache ˇ menstrual cramps

  • temporarily reduces fever

Extra Strength TYLENOLŽ Adult Liquid: temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:

  • headache ˇ muscular aches ˇ backache ˇ arthritis
  • the common cold ˇ toothache ˇ menstrual cramps
  • reduces fever

TYLENOLŽ Arthritis Pain Extended Release Geltabs/Caplets: temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:

  • arthritis ˇ the common cold ˇ headache ˇ toothache
  • muscular aches ˇ backache ˇ menstrual cramps

TYLENOLŽ 8 Hour Extended Release Geltabs/Caplets: temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to:

  • muscular aches ˇ backache ˇ headache ˇ toothache ˇ the common cold
  • menstrual cramps ˇ minor pain of arthritis
  • temporarily reduces fever

DIRECTIONS

Regular Strength TYLENOLŽ Tablets:

  • do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)

adults and children
12 years and over
ˇ take 2 tablets every 4 to 6 hours as needed
ˇdo not take more than 12 tablets in 24 hours
children 6-11 years ˇtake 1 tablet every 4 to 6 hours as needed
ˇdo not take more than 5 in 24 hours
children under
6 years
do not use this adult Regular Strength product in children under 6 years of age; this will provide more than the recommended dose (overdose) of TYLENOLŽ and may cause liver damage

EXTRA STRENGTH TYLENOLŽ GELCAPS, GELTABS, CAPLETS, OR TABLETS:

  • do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)

adults and children
12 years and over
ˇtake 2 gelcaps, geltabs, caplets, or tablets every 4 to 6 hours as needed
ˇdo not take more than 8 gelcaps, geltabs, caplets, or tablets in 24 hours
children under
12 years
do not use this adult Extra Strength product in children under 12 years of age; this will provide more than the recommended dose (overdose) of TYLENOLŽ and may cause liver damage

EXTRA STRENGTH TYLENOLŽ ADULT LIQUID:

  • do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)

adults and children
12 years and over
ˇtake 2 tablespoons (tbsp.) in dose cup provided every 4 to 6 hours as needed
ˇdo not take more than 8 tablespoons in 24 hours
children under
12 years
do not use this adult Extra Strength product in children under 12 years of age; this will provide more than the recommended dose (overdose) of TYLENOLŽ and may cause liver damage

TYLENOLŽ 8 HOUR EXTENDED RELEASE GELTABS/CAPLETS

  • do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)

adults and children 12 years and over ˇtake 2 geltabs/caplets every 8 hours with water
ˇswallow whole - do not crush, chew or dissolve
ˇdo not take more than 6 geltabs/caplets in 24 hours
ˇdo not use for more than 10 days unless directed by a doctor
children under 12 years ˇdo not use

TYLENOLŽ ARTHRITIS PAIN EXTENDED RELEASE GELTABS/CAPLETS

  • do not take more than directed (see overdose warning)

adults ˇtake 2 geltabs or caplets every 8 hours with water
ˇswallow whole - do not crush, chew or dissolve
ˇdo not take more than 6 geltabs or caplets in 24 hours
ˇdo not use for more than 10 days unless directed by a doctor
under 18 years of age ˇask a doctor

HOW SUPPLIED

Regular Strength TYLENOLŽ Tablets: (colored white, scored, imprinted "TYLENOL" and "325")--tamper-evident bottles of 100.

Extra Strength TYLENOLŽ Tablets: (colored white, imprinted "TYLENOL" and "500")--tamper-evident bottles of 30, 60, 100, and 200. Caplets (colored white, imprinted "TYLENOL 500 mg")--vials of 10, and tamper-evident bottles of 8, 16, 40, 325, 24, 50, 100, 150, and 250. Gelcaps (colored yellow and red, imprinted "Tylenol 500") tamper-evident bottles of 40, 24, 50, 100, 150 and 225. Geltabs (colored yellow and red, imprinted "Tylenol 500") tamper-evident bottles of 24, 50, 40, 100, and 150.

Extra Strength TYLENOLŽ Adult Liquid: Cherry-flavored liquid (colored red) 8 fl. oz. tamper-evident bottle with child resistant safety cap and special dosage cup.

TYLENOLŽ Arthritis Pain Extended Relief Caplets: (colored white, engraved "TYLENOL ER") tamper-evident bottles of 24, 50, and 100, 150, 250 and 290

TYLENOLŽ 8 Hour Extended Release Geltabs/caplet: (colored white and red, imprinted "8 HOUR") tamper-evident bottles of 20, 40 and 80. Caplets: (colored red, imprinted "8 hour") available in 24's, 50's, 100's, 150's and 200's.

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