What pill has az 012 printed on it and oblong white?

Not Medical Advice: Pill imprint AZ012 has been identified as Acetaminophen 500 mg.

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. It is used to treat many conditions such as headache, arthritis, backache, muscle aches, toothaches, colds, and fevers.

In the news, people taking cholesterol-lowering statins often report having muscle pain and other side effects. Many quit taking the pills as a result. But according to an analysis that found muscle problems no more likely with statins than with a placebo pill, diabetes is the only harmful side effect linked to statins. Find out more here.

Updated on Thursday, March 20 2014 at 12:12PM EDT
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