You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to acetaminophen, salicylates, phenyltoloxamine, or caffeine. Do not use this medicine if you have liver disease or kidney disease, or if you are using a medicine for blood clotting.
Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
This combination medicine contains acetaminophen (Tylenol(R)). Carefully check the labels of all other medicines you are using because they may also contain acetaminophen. It is not safe to use more than 4 grams (4,000 milligrams) of acetaminophen in one day (24 hours).
Swallow the capsule whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it.
If a dose is missed:
If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any leftover medicine after you have finished your treatment. You will also need to throw away old medicine after the expiration date has passed.
Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are using phenobarbital, aspirin, asthma medicine (such as salbutamol, terbutaline, albuterol, Ventolin®), or a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin®).
Avoid food, drinks, or other medicine that contains caffeine. If you take them together with this medicine, you may get too much caffeine and have unwanted side effects.
Many combination medicines contain acetaminophen. Carefully check the labels of all other medicines you are using to be sure they do not contain acetaminophen. Using too much of these medicines can cause serious side effects.
Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine.
Tell your doctor if you are using any medicines that make you sleepy. These include sleeping pills, cold and allergy medicine, narcotic pain relievers, and sedatives.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have asthma, glaucoma, heart problems, high blood pressure, bleeding problems, enlarged prostate, trouble urinating, or stomach ulcer or any stomach problem.
If your symptoms do not improve within 10 days, or if they get worse, call your doctor.
Do not give this medicine to your child or teenager who has fever, chicken pox, or symptoms of an infection unless your doctor tells you to.
This medicine may make you dizzy or drowsy. Avoid driving, using machines, or doing anything else that could be dangerous if you are not alert.
Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect the results of certain medical tests.