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Acetaminophen – the medicine possessing analgeziruyushchy, febrifugal and antiinflammatory action.

Form of release and structure

Drug is produced in the form of tablets (on 12 or 30 pieces in packaging).

Active ingredient: paracetamol, in 1 tablet – 500 mg.

Indications to use

Acetaminophen is applied to removal of a pain syndrome at the following diseases / states:

  • Migraine;
  • Injuries;
  • Dysmenorrhea;
  • Neuralgia;
  • Tooth and headache;
  • Mialgiya;
  • Arthralgia.

Also drug is used at the infectious and inflammatory diseases which are followed by feverish states.


  • The expressed liver and renal failure;
  • Hypersensitivity to drug components;
  • Children's age up to 12 years.

Apply with care:

  • Viral hepatitis;
  • Alcoholism;
  • High-quality hyperbilirubinemias;
  • Pregnancy;
  • Lactation.

Route of administration and dosage

Acetaminophen is accepted on 500 mg by 3-4 times a day. It is not recommended to exceed the maximum daily dose in 4 g and to continue administration of drug longer than 5-7 days.

Side effects

Use of Acetaminophen can cause the following by-effects:

  • The dispeptic phenomena from a GIT;
  • Thrombocytopenia, agranulocytosis, leukopenia, neutropenia, pancytopenia;
  • The allergic reactions which are shown as a skin itch, rash and a small tortoiseshell.

Special instructions

In need of use of Acetaminophen at pregnancy, abnormal liver functions and kidneys, Gilbert's syndrome, and also at advanced age, it is recommended to lower a daily dose and to reduce drug use duration.

It is necessary to be careful at a concomitant use of medicine with other antiinflammatory and febrifugal drugs as they can contain paracetamol, and also with peroral glucocorticosteroids, anticoagulants and acetylsalicylic acid.


The drugs Paracetamol, Panadolum, Kalpol, Efferalgan, Meksalen belong to structural analogs of Acetaminophen.

Conditions and periods of storage

To store at the room temperature in the place dry, unavailable to children.

Drug is good for use within 3 years.

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