Acetaminophen, magnesium salicylate, and pamabrom

Name: Acetaminophen, magnesium salicylate, and pamabrom

What is acetaminophen, magnesium salicylate, and pamabrom?

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer.

Magnesium salicylate is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). This medicine works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation.

Pamabrom is a diuretic (water pill).

Acetaminophen, magnesium salicylate, and pamabrom is a combination medicine used to treat menstrual symptoms such as cramps, headache, backache, muscle aches, bloating, and fluid retention.

Acetaminophen, magnesium salicylate, and pamabrom may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

How should I take this medicine?

Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more of this medication than is recommended. An overdose of acetaminophen can damage your liver or cause death.

Stop taking this medication and call your doctor if:

  • you have a fever lasting longer than 3 days;

  • you have pain lasting longer than 10 days; or

  • your symptoms get worse, or if you have any new symptoms.

This medication can cause unusual results with certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using acetaminophen, magnesium salicylate, and pamabrom.

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Since this medicine is used when needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are on a schedule, use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Never take more than 8 tablets in one 24-hour period.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of this medicine can be fatal.

The first signs of an acetaminophen overdose include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sweating, and confusion or weakness. Later symptoms may include pain in your upper stomach, dark urine, and yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes.

This medicine side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe stomach pain;

  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;

  • bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;

  • any redness or swelling; or

  • ringing in your ears or hearing problems.

Common side effects may include:

  • heartburn; or

  • upset stomach.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.