acetaminophen, pamabrom, and pyrilamine (cont.)
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What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking acetaminophen, pamabrom, and pyrilamine (Midol PMS Maximum Strength, Pamprin Multi-Symptom, Premesyn PMS)?
You should not use this medicine if you have severe constipation, a blockage in your stomach or intestines, or if you are unable to urinate.
Do not use this medicine if you have untreated or uncontrolled diseases such as glaucoma, asthma or COPD, heart disease, or a thyroid disorder.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to take this medicine if you have:
It is not known whether acetaminophen, pamabrom, and pyrilamine will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medicine without telling your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using the medicine.
Acetaminophen, pamabrom, and pyrilamine may pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Antihistamines may also slow breast milk production. Do not use this medicine without a doctor's advice if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Do not give this medication to a child younger than 12 years old without the advice of a doctor. Children younger than 3 years old should not take acetaminophen, pamabrom, and pyrilamine.
How should I take acetaminophen, pamabrom, and pyrilamine (Midol PMS Maximum Strength, Pamprin Multi-Symptom, Premesyn PMS)?
Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. This medicine is usually taken only for a short time until your symptoms clear up.
Do not take more of this medication than is recommended. An overdose of acetaminophen can damage your liver or cause death.
If you need surgery or medical tests, tell the surgeon or doctor ahead of time if you have taken this medicine within the past few days.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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