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Midol Complete Gelcaps
Active Ingredients
In each gelcap:
Acetaminophen 500 mg; Pain reliever
Caffeine 60 mg; Diuretic
Pyrilamine maleate 15 mg; Antihistamine

Uses for the temporary relief of these symptoms associated with menstrual periods:

  • cramps
  • bloating
  • water-weight gain
  • headache
  • backache
  • muscle ache
  • fatigue

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

  • more than 6 gelcaps in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount for this product
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Allergy Alert: acetaminophen may cause severe skin or severe allergic reactions. Symptoms may include:

  • skin reddening
  • blisters
  • rash
  • hives
  • facial swelling
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock

If a skin or general allergic reaction occurs, stop use and seek medical help right away.

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.
  • 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 
  • difficulty in urination due to enlargement of the prostate gland 
  • a breathing problem such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are 

  • taking the blood thinning drug warfarin 
  • taking sedatives or tranquilizers

When using this product 

  • you may get drowsy 
  • avoid alcoholic drinks 
  • excitability may occur, especially in children 
  • alcohol, sedatives, and tranquilizers may increase drowsiness 
  • be careful when driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery 
  • limit the use of caffeine-containing medications, foods, or beverages because too much caffeine may cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and, occasionally, rapid heartbeat. The recommended dose of this product contains about as much caffeine as a cup of coffee.

Stop use and ask a doctor if 

  • new symptoms occur 
  • redness or swelling is present 
  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days

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. Quick medical attention is critical for adults as well as for children even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.

  • do not take more than the recommended dose
  • adults and children 12 years and older:
  • take 2 gelcaps with water
  • repeat every 6 hours, as needed
  • do not exceed 6 gelcaps per day
  • children under 12 years: consult a doctor
Other Information
  • store at room temperature
  • avoid excessive heat 104°F (40°C)
Inactive Ingredients
Inactive ingredients black iron oxide, carnauba wax, croscarmellose sodium, D&C red #33 aluminum lake, edetate disodium, FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake, gelatin, glycerin, hypromellose, lecithin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, shellac, simethicone, stearic acid, titanium dioxide, triacetin
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