Slideshows Images Quizzes

Copyright © 2018 by RxList Inc. RxList does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. See additional information.


Last reviewed on RxList: 12/15/2018
Acephen Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Last reviewed on RxList 12/15/2018

Acephen (acetaminophen suppository) is a pain reliever/fever reducer used to temporarily reduce fever and to relieve minor aches, pains, and headache. Side effects of Acephen are uncommon and may include:

  • allergic skin reactions (redness, blisters, rash)

The dose of Acephen in adults and children 12 years and older is 1 suppository every 4 to 6 hours while symptoms persist. Do not exceed 6 doses of Acephen in any 24-hour period. Acephen may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before using Acephen. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Acephen (acetaminophen suppository) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Back Pain: 16 Back Pain Truths and Myths See Slideshow
Acephen Professional Information


No information provided.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Acephen (Acephen)


Medically speaking, the term "myalgia" refers to what type of pain? See Answer
Related Resources for Acephen

Related Drugs

© Acephen Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Acephen Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors