|Generic Name of Product||Brand Name||Dosage Form||Strength||Pharmacologic Group||Therapeutic Group||Unit Per Pack|
|Acetaminophen||Tylophen®||Ampoule||150mg/ml (6.7ml)||Non opioid analgesics||Analgesics||10|
Indications And Usage
Tylophen is indicated for:
the management of mild to moderate pain in adult and pediatric patients 2 years and older
the management of moderate to severe pain with adjunctive opioid analgesics in adult and pediatric patients 2 years and older
the reduction of fever in adult and pediatric patients.
General Dosing Information:
Tylophen may be given as a single or repeated dose for the treatment of acute pain or fever.No dose adjustment is required when converting between oral acetaminophen and Tylophen dosing in adults and adolescents who weigh 50 kg and above.
Tylophen is contraindicated:
in patients with known hypersensitivity to acetaminophen or to any of the excipients in the intravenous formulation.
in patients with severe hepatic impairment or severe active liver disease .
Hepatic Injury, Serious Skin Reactions, Risk of Medication Errors, Allergy and Hypersensitivity
Hepatic Injury, Serious Skin Reactions, Allergy and Hypersensitivity
Pregnancy and lactation
Published epidemiological studies with oral acetaminophen use during pregnancy have not reported a clear association with acetaminophen use and birth defects, miscarriage, or adverse maternal or fetal outcomes.
There is no information regarding the presence of Tylophen in human milk, the effects on the breastfed infant, or the effects on milk production.
Renal and liver Impairment
In cases of severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance ≤ 30 mL/min), longer dosing intervals and a reduced total daily dose of Tylophen may be warranted.
Tylophen is contraindicated in patients with severe hepatic impairment or severe active liver disease and should be used with caution in patients with hepatic impairment or active liver disease