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What should I avoid while taking Midol PMS?

It is important to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Midol PMS. Alcohol can increase side effects such as drowsiness, and, when combined with acetaminophen in the medication, can increase your risk of liver damage. Check with your doctor before you take Midol PMS if you consume three or more alcoholic beverages a day.

To decrease risk of acetaminophen overdose, you should avoid taking other medications containing acetaminophen while taking Midol PMS. If you must use these medications, know their acetaminophen content so you do not take more than four grams or acetaminophen -- or 4000 milligrams (mg) -- in a day (including the 500 mg in each Midol PMS caplet). If you take too much acetaminophen, contact a Poison Control Center immediately, even if you do not experience any symptoms.

Until you know how your body reacts to this medication, you should also avoid driving or other strenuous activities while taking Midol PMS.

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