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Important Information for Your Healthcare Provider

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to receiving this medication if you have:
 
  • Liver disease, such as cirrhosis, liver failure, or hepatitis
  • Alcoholism
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure
  • Severe dehydration or excessive blood loss
  • Chronic malnutrition
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Intravenous Acetaminophen to learn more, including information on who should not receive the drug.)
 

Dosing Information for Intravenous Acetaminophen

Your dosage will vary depending on various factors, such as:
 
  • Your age
  • Your weight
  • Other medications you are taking
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
 
(Click Intravenous Acetaminophen Dosage for more information.)
 

Drug Interactions

Intravenous acetaminophen can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Intravenous Acetaminophen).
 
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