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Class
Antipyretic, Nonnarcotic analgesic
Mechanism of Action
inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis, central action in the hypothalamic heat-regulating center
Indications
Fever
Contraindications
None
Precautions
nonprescription products contain acetaminophen
Side Effects
None
Interactions
ethanol
Dosage
Adult 650 - 1000 mg PO, Child 10-20 mg / kg
How Supplied
PO or rectal suppositories
OD Management
activated charcoal if < 2hrs