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Cabinet Acetaminophen promises fast relief from minor aches and pains as well as flu-like symptoms.

 

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Active Ingredients (in each tablet)

Acetaminophen 500 mg (Pain reliever/fever reducer)

Inactive Ingredients

Hypermellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinylpyrrolidone, pregelatinized starch, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide

Expert Advice

Cabinet Acetaminophen is the supreme over-the-counter pain reliever from most minor aches and pains. The caplets of this product give you quick medical attention against the symptoms you’re suffering from. This medication contains 500mg of acetaminophen, a dosage of a powerful pain reliever and fever reducer. Similar to other fever fighters like diphenhydramine, an antihistamine, Cabinet Acetaminophen works to provide you with effective pain relief from your troublesome symptoms. Whether you’re suffering from minor aches and pains due to the common cold, headaches, backaches, premenstrual or menstrual cramps, toothaches, or minor pain of arthritis, you can be sure to get the relief you need from Cabinet Acetaminophen. What’s more, unlike other leading brand names such as Tylenol Extra Strength Caplets, McNeil, Aleve, Advil, Johnson & Johnson, Ibuprofen, Excedrin, the gelcaps in this medication promise multi-symptom relief. That said, while these sleep aid caplets are safe, they're not for everyone. Acetaminophen is known to cause a serious allergic reaction to persons who are allergic to it. 

Therefore, if you have a history of allergies towards this product, please refrain from using it. Similarly, if you have a pre-existing medical condition, you should go through the warning indicators specified in the product information to determine whether you should stay away from using this medication. For information related to how this medication interacts with others that contain diphenhydramine hcl, diphenhydramine hydrochloride, carnauba wax, hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide, corn starch, propylene glycol, or powdered cellulose, please consult with your doctor. For questions related to FDA approval or prescription drug usage in the United States, please get in touch with your physician. Find out from your doctor whether you can drive motor vehicles when using this medication.

Dr. Vandana Patel

MD, FCCP

Internal and pulmonary medicine expert with 30 years of experience with critical care medicine

Frequently Asked Questions

What is in Cabinet Acetaminophen?

Cabinet Acetaminophen comprises 500 mg of high-quality acetaminophen. This ingredient is an analgesic (pain reliever) whose primary purpose is to give relief from mild and moderate pain. It is known to treat symptoms such as headaches, toothaches, colds, fevers, arthritis, muscle aches, joint pains, arthritis pain, and more. 

Can I use Cabinet Acetaminophen when using Coumadin?

Coumadin is a blood-thinning drug warfarin. This drug is an anticoagulant that serves to make your blood flow more easily throughout your body. Consequently, it reduces the chances of you getting a blood clot. However, due to the ingredient composition of Coumadin along with other blood thinners, using them while using Cabinet Acetaminophen might be dangerous. Consequently, it is best to consult a doctor before using this medication. 

What happens if I take more than the recommended amount of Cabinet Acetaminophen?

Before you use this medication, it is imperative that you review the maximum dosage specified in the product information, particularly the overdose warning. This is important as it reduces the chances of you taking more medication than you should. In case of overdose, please contact the closest Poison Control Center nearest you. Please note that the aforementioned only applies if your doctor has not given you permission to consume more than the recommended amount.

How often can I take Cabinet Acetaminophen?

If you are an adult or are administering this medication to children twelve (12) years of age and older, two (2) tablets every six (6) hours should be taken while symptoms persist. You should not consume more than six (6) tablets in twenty-four (24) hours unless your doctor tells you otherwise. If you are considering administering this medication to a child who is less than twelve (12), it is important that you check in with a doctor before doing so.

How long does Cabinet Acetaminophen take to work?

Cabinet Acetaminophen features a powerful dosage of acetaminophen to provide you with fast relief. Therefore, shortly after taking the first dosage, you should begin to feel an improvement in your symptoms. If they still persist, please follow the product instructions which detail the procedure that should be followed .

What happens if my symptoms do not improve after using Cabinet Acetaminophen?

Cabinet Acetaminophen is designed to provide you with fast relief from your symptoms. That said, depending on the degree of pain you’re suffering with, your symptoms may persist. Under no circumstance should you use this product for in excess of ten (10) days consecutively. If you do not notice any improvement in your symptoms, please stop use and seek medical help immediately as that may be signs of a serious condition.

Who cannot use Cabinet Acetaminophen?

As is indicated in the product information that is found in this packaging, while this product is safe, there are select individuals who are forbidden to use this product. If you are using a prescription drug (or nonprescription drug) which contains acetaminophen, you are not advised to use this medication. That said, you can find out from a physician whether you can use it. Similarly, if you are allergic to acetaminophen, do not use this medication as doing so will provoke a medical reaction.

Can I use Cabinet Acetaminophen when pregnant?

If you are pregnant and are concerned about whether Cabinet Acetaminophen is the right solution for you, you should find out from a doctor. While this medication is a safe solution for persons who do not fall into any of the warning usage categories highlighted in the product information, it may be dangerous for your child’s health. Therefore, in the best interest of your child’s health, you should find out whether this medication is right for you. Your doctor may caution you against using it. If this were to happen, please respect their medical opinion and desist from using this medication.

What allergic reaction can I experience from Cabinet Acetaminophen?

As has already been mentioned, Cabinet Acetaminophen is laced with copious doses of acetaminophen. While this ingredient is safe, it has a propensity to cause severe skin reactions for persons who consume it. In the event that this happens to you, the symptoms you may experience include skin reddening, hives, a rash, blisters, facial swelling, shock, wheezing (asthma), and more. Therefore, prior to using this medication, if you know that you are allergic to this ingredient, please do not use it. If you are unsure, please visit an allergist or physician. Desist from using this product if you see new symptoms.

When should I not use Cabinet Acetaminophen?

Before you consume Cabinet Acetaminophen, it is mandatory that you go through the warning details that appear in the product information. If you have suffered from liver damage, liver disease, an enlarged prostate gland, breathing problems, chronic bronchitis, a liver warning, or any medical illness, you are strongly advised not to use this medication. You may experience severe liver damage if you exceed the product limit, take three (3) or more alcoholic drinks when using this product, or use Cabinet Acetaminophen in conjunction with other products that contain acetaminophen. If you have ever had liver cirrhosis, high blood pressure, or any serious condition, please speak to your health professional before using this medication.  

Can I use Cabinet Acetaminophen while breastfeeding?

If you are currently breastfeeding or hope to breastfeed soon, you should speak with your doctor before you decide to take Cabinet Acetaminophen. In as much as it is a safe medication, using it may alter the makeup of your breast milk and make it unsafe for consumption for your child. Consequently, it may pose a risk to your child. As a result, it's best to speak to your health care provider for more information.

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