Were you looking for information about Acetaminophen? Acetaminofen is a common misspelling of acetaminophen.
Acetaminophen is a medication licensed for treating minor aches and pains in adults and children. It is also used a fever reducer. It comes in the form of caplets, tablets, gel tabs, chewable tablets, and liquid, and is available over the counter.
Acetaminophen products are generally taken by mouth every four to six hours as needed. Possible side effects include allergic reactions, liver damage, and ulcers or bleeding in the digestive tract.
This medication may not be the best choice for you. Before taking it, let your healthcare provider know if you have liver disease, G6PD deficiency, or any allergies. Also tell your healthcare provider if you are breastfeeding, pregnant, or thinking of becoming pregnant.
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