what is this pill? White oval GPI A5
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A capsule shaped white pill with the imprint GPI A5 on the front is 500mg of Acetaminophen (made by Amneal Pharmaceuticals).
Acetaminophen is a miscellaneous analgesic that is used to treat muscle pain, fever, pain, plantar fasciitis, and sciatica, among other illnesses.
Acetaminophen is sold under more than 50 brands, including:
- • Anacin Aspirin Free
- • Children's Tylenol
- • Feverall
- • Mapap Arthritis Pain
- • Nortemp Children's
- • Pain-Eze
- • St. Joseph Aspirin-Free
- • Tycolene
- • Tylenol
- • Uniserts
- • Vitapap
There is a low risk of abuse with this drug.
This medication is not proven to be a risk to an unborn fetus.
TylenolProfessional offers tips for Proper Acetaminophen Use: Resources & Handouts, Harvard Medical School provides Acetaminophen safety: Be cautious but not afraid, and WebMD presents OTC Pain Relief: Understanding Acetaminophen.
In health safety news, the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society is reporting that FDA Recommendations Aim to Make Liquid Acetaminophen Safer for Children.