This white capsule-shaped pill with the imprint N79 is Acetaminophen 500 mg.
Acetaminophen is the name of this medicine. It can be bought with or without a prescription and is often used to treat various conditions such as Chiari Malformation, Dengue Fever, Eustachian Tube Dysfunction, Fever, Muscle Pain, Neck Pain, Pain, Plantar Fasciitis, Sciatica, and Transverse Myelitis.
Uses of N79 Pill
The N79 Pill is used to treat various conditions like Sciatica, Muscle Pain, Eustachian Tube Dysfunction, Pain, and Fever. It falls under the drug class miscellaneous analgesics. The safety during pregnancy is uncertain. Acetaminophen 500 mg is not considered a controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
Side effects of N79 Pill
Acetaminophen can have both good and bad effects on the body. If you experience any of the negative side effects listed below while using acetaminophen, contact your doctor immediately:
- decreased ability or interest in sexual activity
- decreased appetite
- dry mouth
- trouble sleeping
Call your doctor if you notice any of below serious side effects.
- abdominal pain
- dizziness when rising from a lying down or sitting position
- fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat
- mood changes
- restlessnessskin rash
- vision problems
- weakness or difficulty with muscle coordination
Stop using this medication and contact your doctor if you notice any of below side effects.
- symptoms of overdose
- signs of breathing problems
- signs of a serious allergic reaction
Who should NOT take this medication?
Do not take this medication if:
- You are allergic to acetaminophen, caffeine, codeine, or any of its ingredients.
- You have overdosed on alcohol, sleeping pills, painkillers, or certain mental health medications.
- Your pain is mild and can be managed with other pain medicines.
- You are 12 years old or younger.
- You are 18 years old or younger and have recently had surgery to remove tonsils or adenoids.
- You have acute asthma or other breathing problems.
- You have acute respiratory depression.
- You are taking or have taken a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor in the last 14 days.
- You have a blockage in your digestive system, especially paralytic ileus.
- You have a head injury, brain tumor, or increased pressure in the head or spinal cord.
- You have a seizure disorder.
- You have a suspected abdominal condition that may need surgery.
- You have severely reduced liver or kidney function.
- You are known to be a CYP2D6 ultra-rapid metabolizer (someone who breaks down codeine faster and completely).
- You are pregnant, breastfeeding, in labor, or giving birth.
Non-prescription medicines with codeine should not be used by people under 18 years old.
Interaction with this medication
Acetaminophen-codeine-caffeine may interact with many other drugs, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. If you are using any of these medications, it is important to talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Based on your situation, your doctor may advise you to stop taking certain medications, switch to different ones, adjust the dosages, or keep everything as it is. It’s crucial to discuss these potential interactions with your healthcare provider.