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Tylenol




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INDICATIONS

Purpose

Pain reliever/fever reducer

Keep Out of Reach of Children

This package is intended for institutional use only. Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children.

Uses

For Hospital and Government Use Only

Temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to: the common cold, headache, backache, minor pain of arthritis, toothache, premenstrual and menstrual cramps, and temporarily reduces fever.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Directions

Directions do not take more than directed (see OVERDOSE WARNING)

adults and children 12
years and over
  • take 2 caplets every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms last
  • do not take more than 12 caplets in 24 hours
  • do not use for more than 10 days unless directed by a doctor
children 6-11 years
  • take 1 caplet every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms last
  • do not take more than 5 caplets in 24 hours
  • do not use for more than 5 days unless directed by a doctor
1children under 6 years do not use this adult product in children under 6 years of age: this will provide more than the recommended dose (overdose) and may cause liver damage.

HOW SUPPLIED

Inactive ingredients

Carnauba wax, castor oil, corn starch, FD&C red #40 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, powdered cellulose, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide.

Storage

Store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Other

See New WARNINGS Information

Distributed By: Mcneil Consumer Healthcare, Division Of Mcneil - ppc, Inc., Fort Washington, PA 19034 USA

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 5/16/2016

Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

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