GENERIC NAME: ACETAMINOPHEN/PHENYLTOLOXAMINE - ORAL (uh-seet-uh-MEE-no-fen/fen-il-toe-LOX-uh-meen)
BRAND NAME(S): Dologesic, Flextra-650, Novagesic, Rhinoflex, Staflex
USES: This combination medication is used to treat the minor aches and pains (e.g., headache, backache, toothache, joint pain, cramps) associated with menstrual periods, colds, flu, dental problems, or arthritis. It is also used to reduce fever.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth usually every 4 hours as needed; or as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your age, medical condition, and response to therapy. Do not exceed the recommended dosage or take this medication for longer than recommended (e.g., 10 days for adults, 5 days for children, or 3 days if used for fever); persistent symptoms of pain or fever may be the sign of a more serious medical condition. Consult your doctor for additional information. This medication contains acetaminophen. Do not take more acetaminophen than recommended (see Side Effects section).
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