Equate childrens acetaminophen suspension

Active ingredient (in each 5 ml = 1 teaspoon)

Acetaminophen 160 mg


Pain reliever/fever reducer



  1. reduces fever
  2. relieves minor aches and pains due to:
  3. the common cold
  4. flu
  5. headache
  6. sore throat
  7. toothache


Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if your child takes

  1. more than 5 doses in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount
  2. with other drugs containing acetaminophen

Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.

Do not use

  1. with any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  2. if yourchild has ever had an allergic reaction to this product or any of its ingredients

Ask a doctor before use if your child has

liver disease

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if your child is

taking the blood thinning drug warfarin

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  1. pain gets worse or lasts more than 5 days
  2. fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  3. new symptoms occur
  4. redness or swelling is present

These could be signs of a serious condition.

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 even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.


  1. this product does not contain directions or complete warnings for adult use
  2. do not give more than directed (see Liver warning)
  3. shake well before using
  4. find right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age.
  5. use only enclosed dosing cup designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.
  6. if needed, repeat dose every 4 hours while symptoms last
  7. do not give more than 5 times in 24 hours
  8. do not give for more than 5 days unless directed by a doctor

Weight (lb)

Age (yr)

Dose (tsp or mL)

under 24

under 2 years

ask a doctor


2-3 years

1 tsp or 5 mL


4-5 years

1 1/2 tsp or 7.5 mL


6-8 years

2 tsp or 10 mL


9-10 years

2 1/2 tsp or 12.5 mL


11 years

3 tsp or 15 mL

Attention: use only enclosed dosing cup specifically designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.

Other information

  1. each teaspoon contains: sodium 3 mg
  2. store at 20-25C (68-77F)
  3. do not use if printed neckband is broken or missing

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, butylparaben, calcium sulfate, carrageenan, D&C red #33, FD&C red #40, flavor, glycerin, high fructose corn syrup, hydroxyethyl cellulose, microcrystalline cellulose and carboxymethylcellulose sodium, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, tribasic sodium phosphate

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Ingredients and appearance - Product information

Equate childrens acetaminophen suspension- Acetaminophen

Product information

Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC: 49035-105
Route of Administration Oral

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Strength
Acetaminophen ( UNII: 362O9ITL9D)( Acetaminophen - UNII: 362O9ITL9D ) 160 mgin 5 mL

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Code
Anhydrous citric acid ( UNII: XF417D3PSL)
Butylparaben ( UNII: 3QPI1U3FV8)
Carboxymethylcellulose sodium ( UNII: K679OBS311)
Carrageenan ( UNII: 5C69YCD2YJ)
D&c red no. 33 ( UNII: 9DBA0SBB0L)
Fd&c red no. 40 ( UNII: WZB9127XOA)
Glycerin ( UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)
High fructose corn syrup ( UNII: XY6UN3QB6S)
Cellulose, microcrystalline ( UNII: OP1R32D61U)
Propylene glycol ( UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)
Water ( UNII: 059QF0KO0R)
Sodium benzoate ( UNII: OJ245FE5EU)
Sorbitol ( UNII: 506T60A25R)
Calcium sulfate ( UNII: WAT0DDB505)
Sodium phosphate, tribasic ( UNII: A752Q30A6X)

Product Characteristics

Color RED (opaque) Flavor BUBBLE GUM

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Territorial Authority Marketing Start Date
OTC monograph not final part343 USA

Labeler - Wal-Mart Stores Inc( 051957769)

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Compare to Childrens Tylenol® Oral Suspension active ingredient

Ages 2 - 11

Childrens Acetaminophen

Fever Reducer/Pain Reliever

Oral Suspension Liquid

Alcohol Free

Aspirin Free

Ibuprofen Free

Bubble Gum Flavor

80 mg per 1/2 teaspoon (160 mg per 5 ml)

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