Acetaminophen Research Paper

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Before giving the medicine
Check the label on your bottle for the amount and strength (concentration) of acetaminophen. Concentrated infant acetaminophen drops (80 mg per 0.8 mL) are no longer made or sold in the U.S. but are available in other countries, including Canada.
Determine the dosage by finding your child's weight below.
Repeat dosage every 4–6 hours as needed, or as recommended by your child's health care provider. Do not give more than 5 doses in 24 hours. Make sure that you:
Do not give more than one medicine containing acetaminophen at the same time.
Do not give your child aspirin unless you are told to do so by your child's pediatrician or cardiologist. Aspirin has been linked to a serious medical reaction called Reye syndrome.