Label: HEADACHE PM FORMULA- acetaminophen and diphenhydramine hydrochloride tablet, film coated

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

NOTE: Most over the counter (OTC) are not reviewed and approved by the FDA. However, they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

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  • Active ingredient (in each tablet)

    Acetaminophen 500 mg

    Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg

    (equiv. to Diphenhydramine citrate 38 mg)

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  • Purposes

    Pain reliever

    Nighttime sleep-aid

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  • Uses

    for the temporary relief of occasional headaches and minor aches and pains with accompanying sleeplessness
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  • Warnings

    Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if you take

    more than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours
    with other drugs containing acetaminophen
    3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

    Do not use

    with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
    with any other product containing diphenhydramine, even one used on skin
    in children under 12 years of age
    if you have ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    liver disease
    glaucoma
    a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis
    trouble urinating due to an enlarged prostate gland

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    taking the blood thinning drug warfarin
    taking sedatives or tranquilizers

    When using this product

    avoid alcoholic drinks
    drowsiness may occur
    be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    sleeplessness lasts continuously for more than 2 weeks. Insomnia may be a symptom of serious underlying medical illness.
    pain gets worse or lasts for more than 10 days
    fever gets worse or lasts for more than 3 days
    redness or swelling is present
    new symptoms occur

    These could be signs of a serious condition.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222) Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

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  • Directions

    do not use more than directed (see Liver warning)

    adults and children 12 years of age and over:

    take 2 tablets at bedtime, if needed, or as directed by a doctor
    do not take more than 2 tablets of this product in 24 hours

    children under 12 years of age:

    do not use
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  • Other information

    store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
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  • Inactive ingredients

    carnauba wax, crospovidone, FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake, FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, povidone, pregelatinized starch, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, titanium dioxide

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  • Questions or comments?

    1-800-719-9260

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    HEADACHE PM FORMULA

    ADDED STRENGTH

    Pain Reliever - Nighttime Sleep Aid

    Acetaminophen

    Diphenhydramine HCl

    Headache PM Formula Carton Image 1
    Headache PM Formula Carton Image 2
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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    HEADACHE PM  FORMULA
    acetaminophen, diphenhydramine hcl tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC:42507-355
    Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    ACETAMINOPHEN (ACETAMINOPHEN) ACETAMINOPHEN 500 mg
    DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE (DIPHENHYDRAMINE) DIPHENHYDRAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE 25 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CARNAUBA WAX  
    CROSPOVIDONE  
    HYPROMELLOSES  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS  
    POLYSORBATE 80  
    POVIDONES  
    STEARIC ACID  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE  
    Product Characteristics
    Color BLUE Score no score
    Shape ROUND (shallow convex) Size 11mm
    Flavor Imprint Code L355;PM
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:42507-355-71 1 in 1 CARTON
    1 50 in 1 BOTTLE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part338 08/30/1998
    Labeler - HyVee Inc (006925671)
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