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Effective Monday, March 22, 2010 AHS students will be allowed to carry and self-administer acetaminophens oribuprofens on campus. This is typically Tylenol or Advil; other brands are listed below. These medications maybe brought to campus only in the labeled container in which they were purchased and must be taken only in thedosage recommended on the container.   Sharing medications with other students is strictly prohibited andconsidered Misuse of Medication, p. 30, Student Handbook.
Please familiarize yourself with these over-the-counter medications before administering. Contact your doctor orpharmacist or talk with the evening school nurse for more education or information about these medications.
RESIDENT students must check these medications in with the evening nurse before keeping in dorm rooms.
Brands: Tylenol, Acephen, Actamin, Feverall, Q-Pap, Tactinal, Tempra, Uniserts, Vitapap • Do not take more than is recommended on the label directions.
• Know how many hours you must wait before taking another dose of acetaminophen• Know how much you can take safely each day. Never take more than directed, even if your pain or fever isn’t any better. Taking more acetaminophen than directed can put you at risk for liver damage.
Do not use any other over-the-counter cough, cold, allergy, or pain medication without first asking your doctor orpharmacist. Acetaminophen is in many cold and pain medicines available over the counter. Read the label of anyother medicine you are using to see if it contains acetaminophen or APAP. Avoid drinking alcohol while takingthis medication. Alcohol may increase risk of liver damage while taking acetaminophen. Examples of drugscontaining acetaminophen include: (prescription) Vicodin, Percocet, Lortab and Lorcet, Darvocet and (non-prescription) Nyquil, Theraflu, Excedrin, Contac.
Do not share medications with other students.
Brands: Advil, Genpril, Haltran, IBU-200, Ibu, Ibu-4, Ibu-6, Ibu-8, Ibu-Tab, Ibuprofen PMR, Menadol, Midol IB,Midol Maximum Strength Cramp Formula, Motrin, NeoProfen, Nuprin, Q-Profen, Rufen, Saleto Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache,toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual cramps, or minor injury.
• Do not use any other over-the-counter cold, allergy, or pain medication with ibuprofen without first asking your doctor or pharmacist. Read the label of any other medicine you are using to see if it containsaspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, or naproxen.
• Drinking alcohol while taking ibuprofen can increase the risk of stomach bleeding.
• Ibuprofen can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight and sunburn may result.
• An overdose of ibuprofen can cause damage to your stomach or intestines. Use only the smallest amount of ibuprofen needed to get relief from your pain, swelling, or fever.
• Take ibuprofen with food or milk to lessen stomach upset.
Do not share medications with other students.
PREGNANCY and SMOKER ALERTS: Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to take thesemedications if you smoke or if you are pregnant.

Source: http://www.mcae.k12.mn.us/ahs/OTCinformation.pdf

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