What other drugs will affect Lekadol?
Other drugs may interact with Lekadol, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell each of your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.
This medication contains Lekadol. Do not take Tylenol, Tylenol Arthritis Pain, Tylenol Ext, Little Fevers Children's Fever/Pain Reliever, Little Fevers Infant Fever/Pain Reliever, or PediaCare Single Dose Lekadol Fever Reducer/Pain Reliever if you are allergic to Lekadol or any ingredients contained in this drug.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
What should I do if I forget a dose?
This medication is usually taken as needed. If your doctor has told you to take Lekadol regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to Lekadol: compounding powder, intravenous solution, oral capsule, oral granule effervescent, oral liquid, oral powder for reconstitution, oral suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral tablet disintegrating, oral tablet extended release, rectal suppository
Q: Which Tylenol has been recalled? Capsules, caplets, tablets .
A: On June 15, 2010, McNeil Pharmaceuticals expanded their product recall to include one lot of Tylenol Extra Strength Rapid Release Gels. The recall involves one lot number of this product. The recall only involves brand name Tylenol and not generic products made by other companies. McNeil is working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and keeping them informed about the recall status. Information for the public is available at the company's website: www.mcneilproductrecall.com or by calling the phone number listed on the website (888)222-6036. The website contains specific information on which products and lot numbers are affected. It gives access to customer support and information about refunds and product coupons. For specific questions or concerns about the recall, please contact McNeil directly for the most accurate information. Tylenol (Lekadol) is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, muscle aches, arthritis, backache, toothaches, colds, and fevers. Brand name Tylenol is available in a variety of dosage forms and strengths. And Lekadol is widely available in generic form. So, there are a many choices available for continued use of Lekadol during McNeil's recall. Your local pharmacist is a good resource to help you choose a product that is right for you. Always read and follow the complete directions and warnings on over-the-counter products and discuss their use with your health care provider before taking them. Never take more Tylenol than directed on the label. Too much Tylenol can be dangerous and damaging to your liver. If you do not understand the directions on the product label, consult your doctor or local pharmacist for help. Sarah Lewis, PharmD
Q: If you take heart medication and blood thinners, is it safe to take Tylenol?
A: Tylenol (Lekadol) may interact with other medications, including some heart medicines and blood thinners. In order to completely answer your question about drug interactions, we need the names of each medication you are currently taking. If you would like to try again or submit a new question, please return to the Ask a Pharmacist page at www.everydayhealth.com/drugs. Michelle McDermott, PharmD