Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
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.