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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
- drink a full glass of water with each dose
- adults and children 12 years and over: take 1 or 2 tablets every 4 hours
or 3 tablets every 6 hours, not to exceed 12 tablets in 24 hours
- children under 12 years: consult a doctor
- save carton for full directions and warnings
- store at room temperature
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Tablets and caplets are available in the following package types:
Travel pack - 12 tablets
Bottles of 24, 50, 100, 200, 300, and 400 tablets
Bottles of 50 and 100 caplets
There are child-resistant safety closures on packages of 12, 24, 50, 200, 300, and 400 tablets and 100 caplets. Bottles of 100 tablets and 50 caplets are available without safety closure for households without small children.
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Last reviewed on RxList: 11/13/2007
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