FDA pregnancy category C. This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby, and could cause addiction or withdrawal symptoms in a newborn. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. Pills can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. Do not give this medicine to anyone younger than 18 years old. Older adults may be more sensitive to the effects of this medicine.
How should I take Pills?
Use this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not use the medication in larger amounts, or use it for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
An overdose of acetaminophen can cause serious harm. The maximum amount of acetaminophen for adults is 1 gram (1000 mg) per dose and 4 grams (4000 mg) per day. Taking more acetaminophen could cause damage to your liver. One Pills tablet may contain up to 750 mg of acetaminophen. Know the amount of acetaminophen in the specific product you are taking.
If your medicine contains 650 mg of acetaminophen or more per tablet, take no more than 5 tablets in 24 hours. If your medicine contains 500 mg or less of acetaminophen, take no more than 8 tablets in 24 hours. Tell your doctor if the medicine seems to stop working as well in relieving your pain.
Take this medicine with a full glass of water. You may take the medication with food or milk if it causes stomach upset.
Measure the liquid form of this medication with a special dose-measuring spoon or cup, not a regular table spoon. If you do not have a dose-measuring device, ask your pharmacist where you can get one.
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