McNeil Consumer Healthcare has notified healthcare providers of an industry-wide transition to a single concentration of 160mg/5mL for all over-the-counter pediatric single-ingredient liquid acetaminophen products. New dosing instructions will accompany the change in concentration. This transition is being made in accordance with an FDA Advisory Committee recommendation made in 2009.

It is important to be aware that there may be a time period when both the old and new concentrations of infants’ acetaminophen products will be available in stores. The old formulation of infants’ acetaminophen drops was supplied in an 80mg/0.8mL concentration.

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