Acetaminophen is an ingredient found in more than 600 different prescription and over-the-counter medicines, including pain relievers, fever reducers, and sleep aids as well as cough, cold, and allergy medicines.

When used as directed, it is safe and effective. But taking more than directed is an overdose and can lead to liver damage. Learn more about taking acetaminophen safely.
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Do you know if your medicines contain acetaminophen? Learn where to look on medicine labels to find out.

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The makers of pediatric medicines containing acetaminophen are converting all pediatric liquid acetaminophen — infant’s and children’s — to one strength. This change makes it easier for parents and caregivers to use these medicines and to reduce potential medication errors.

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