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.

Updated on Saturday, November 01 2014 at 02:43AM EDT
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