Each mL Contact:
Paracetamol / Acetaminophen 100 mg/ mL
5mL Ampoules *5 in box,
2mL Ampoules *10 in box.
Paracetamol/Acetaminophen injection is used to treat pain in adults and children at least 2 years old. For moderate to severe pain, acetaminophen is sometimes given with opioid pain medicine.
Acetaminophen injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How is acetaminophen injection given?
Paracetamol/Acetaminophen is injected into a vein by a healthcare provider, usually once every 4 to 6 hours.
Doses are based on weight in people who weigh under 110 pounds (50 kilograms). If you use this medicine long term, your dose may change if you gain or lose weight.
Before receiving acetaminophen injection,
tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to acetaminophen, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in acetaminophen injection. Ask your pharmacist or doctor for a list of ingredients.
tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, or herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention anticoagulants (‘blood thinners’) such as warfarin (Coumadin); disulfiram (Antabuse); and isoniazid (INH, Nydrazid, in Rifamate, in Rifater). Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you carefully for side effects. Be sure to tell your doctor if you are taking any other products that contain acetaminophen (Tylenol, found in may prescription and non prescription medications for fever, pain, and cold or flu symptoms) so that your doctor can be sure you do not receive too much acetaminophen.