Acetaminophen (Oral Route, Rectal Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Acetaminophen is used to relieve minor aches and pain and reduce fever. Unlike aspirin, it does not relieve the redness, stiffness, or swelling caused by rheumatoid arthritis. However, it may relieve the pain caused by mild forms of arthritis.
This medicine is available without a prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Tablet, Disintegrating
- Tablet, Chewable
- Powder for Solution
- Tablet, Extended Release
- Capsule, Liquid Filled
- Tablet, Effervescent