Silapap Childrens

1 What is Silapap Children?

Silapap Children’s is a branded form of acetaminophen used as a pain reliever and fever reducer. Silapap Childrens can be used to treat fever, headache, muscle pain, arthritis joint pain, back pain and tooth aches.

Silapap Childrens can be purchased without a prescription. 

2 What to Know Before Using

Liver disease

Silapap Childrens can cause liver failure when given to patients with severe liver problems.

Allergy

Some individuals are allergice to acetaminophen. Do not take Silapap Childrens if you are allergic to acetaminophen.

Alcohol

Taking alcohol with Silapap Children can greatly increase the risk of liver damage.

Pregnancy

Acetaminophen preparations like Silapap Childrens are not approved for use in pregnancy. If you are pregnant, call your doctor first before taking Silapap Childrens.

Pediatric use

Silapap can be given to children and infants, but you must follow doctor’s advice when giving the drug to children younger than 2 years old.

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3 Proper Usage

Silapap Childrens is taken by mouth. Follow the dosage on the label or doctor’s prescription. Silapap Childrens is usually taken only as needed. If prescribed to be taken regularly, Silapap Chilrens is usually taken every 4 to 6 hours.

Shake the bottle first before giving the liquid Silapap Childrens.Use the included special dose-measuring spoon or cup (or dropper for infants) in measuring the dose of Silapap Childrens. Follow the indicated dose carefully.  

For taking Silapap Childrens disintegrating tablet, make sure your hands are completely dry. Place on the tongue and allow to dissolve completely before swallowing the liquid.

For taking Silapap Childrens granules, dissolve a packet in around 4 ounces of water. Stir and drink right away. Add some water to the same glass, gently swirl and drink it to get the entire dose.

If you missed a dose of Silapap Childrens, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose (30 minutes or less), skip the missed dose and return to original dosing. Just make sure to space doses of Silapap Childrens 4 to 6 hours apart, especially when giving it to children.

If you took too much Silapap Childrens, call local poison control hotlines right away.

Store Silapap Childrens at room temperature. 

4 Precautions to Take

Stop taking Silapap Childrens and call the doctor if you have the following:

  • Persistent fever that lasts 3 days or more
  • Peristent pain after 7 days of use
  • Presence of skin rash, headache, or any redness or swelling
  • Worsened or appearance of new symptoms

Note that many over-the-counter medicines also contain acetaminophen, and when taken with Silapap Childrens, can result in overdose. Do not take other medicines while taking Silapap Childrens unless prescribed by the doctor. 

5 Potential Side Effects

Non-prescription drugs such as Silapap Childrens can cause side effects. Call the doctor ifyou experienced the following while taking Silapap Childrens:

  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction such as hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, throat, lips, and tongue.
  • Severe skin reaction (rare) symptoms such as skin redness, or rash with blistering and peeling.
  • Possible liver damage symptoms such as nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, passing out dark urine or clay-colored stools,  and jaundice. 
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