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Pamprin Cramp Menstrual Pain Relief Caplets
Active Ingredients
In each caplet
Acetaminophen 250 mg; pain reliever
Magnesium salicylate (NSAID*) 250 mg; pain reliever
Pamabrom 25 mg; diuretic

*nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Uses

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

  • cramps 
  • headache
  • backache 
  • water-weight gain
  • bloating 
  • muscular aches
Warnings

Reye’s syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye’s syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

Allergy alert: Magnesium salicylate may cause a severe allergic reaction which may include:

  • hives
  • facial swelling 
  • asthma (wheezing)
  • shock

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

  • more than 8 caplets in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  • with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product

Stomach bleeding warning: This product contains an NSAID, which may cause severe stomach bleeding. The chance is higher if you

  • are age 60 or older
  • have had stomach ulcers or bleeding problems
  • take a blood thinning (anticoagulant) or steroid drug
  • take other drugs containing prescription or nonprescription NSAIDs [aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, or others]
  • have 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
  • take more or for a longer time than directed

Do not use

  • if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any other pain reliever/fever reducer
  • with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.

Ask a doctor before use if

  • you have liver disease
  • the stomach bleeding warning applies to you
  • you have a history of stomach problems, such as heartburn
  • you have high blood pressure, heart disease, liver cirrhosis, or kidney disease
  • you are taking a diuretic

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug for gout, diabetes or arthritis

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • an allergic reaction occurs. Seek medical help right away.
  • you experience any of the following signs of stomach bleeding:
    • feel faint 
    • vomit blood
    • have bloody or black stools
    • have stomach pain that does not get better
  • redness or swelling is present
  • new symptoms occur
  • pain gets worse or lasts more than 10 days
  • fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. It is especially important not to use magnesium salicylate during the last 3 months of pregnancy unless definitely directed to do so by a doctor because it may cause problems in the unborn child or complications during delivery.

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.

Directions
  • adults and children 12 years and over:
    • take 2 caplets with water every 6 hours as needed
    • do not exceed 8 caplets in a 24 hour period or as directed by a doctor
    • do not use more than directed (see warnings)
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor
Other Information
each caplet contains: magnesium 20 mg
Inactive Ingredients
carnauba wax, corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, FD&C blue #1, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, povidone, propylene glycol, silicon dioxide, stearic acid, titanium dioxide (224-181)
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