L484 pill – Drug class, dosage, size, shape, uses, side effects, pictures

L484 pill - Drug class, dosage, size, shape, uses, side effects, pictures

What is L484 pill?

L484 is an imprint on a pill identified as white and capsule-shaped. The pill contains acetaminophen in the dose of 500 mg as an active ingredient. It is used to relieve mild to moderate pain and fever. It is supplied by Kroger Company.

What pill is oval, white and has 'L484' on one side?
L484 Pill Images (White / Capsule-shape)
  • Imprint: L484
  • Strength: 500 mg
  • Color: White
  • Size: 16.00 mm
  • Shape: Capsule-shaped
  • Availability: Rx and/or OTC
  • Drug Class: Miscellaneous analgesics
  • Pregnancy Category: C – Risk cannot be ruled out
  • CSA Schedule: Not a controlled drug
  • Labeler / Supplier: Kroger Company
  • Inactive Ingredients: carnauba wax, corn starch, hypromellose, polyethylene glycol, povidone,
    stearic acid

Active ingredients of L484 pill and identification

Acetaminophen or paracetamol is the only active ingredient in the L484 pill. Pharmacologically it is categorized as a non-opiate, non-salicylate analgesic and antipyretic drug. It occurs as a white, odorless, slightly bitter crystalline powder.

L484 pill chemistry

L484 pill contains acetaminophen as an active ingredient

Acetaminophen:

IUPAC name: N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)ethanamide

Molecular formula: C8H9NO2

Molecular weight: 151.163 g/mol

Molecular structure:

L484 pill chemistry

Drug class: Acetaminophen belongs to the organic class of compounds known as 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoids, which are phenols unsubstituted at the 2-position.

L484 pill uses

L484 pill is used for temporary relief of fever, minor aches, and pains.

Acetaminophen Oral Tablet 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information

FDA approved indications are:

  • Fever
  • Mild to moderate pain

L484 pill legal status

Acetaminophen is not a controlled substance. It is available under prescription or as an OTC drug.

L484 pill use during pregnancy

Acetaminophen is scheduled in a category C by the FDA pregnancy category list of drugs. This means that risk can’t be ruled out. Animal reproduction studies have revealed an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

L484 pill using breastfeeding

Acetaminophen is a good choice for fever reduction and analgesia in nursing mothers. Amounts in milk are much less than doses usually given to infants. Adverse effects in breastfed infants appear to be rare.

What are different brand names for acetaminophen?

Different brand names for acetaminophen are Actamin, Anacin AF, Apra, Bromo Seltzer, Children’s Tylenol, Elixsure Fever/Pain, Mapap, Medi-Tabs, Q-Pap, Silapap Childrens, Tactinal, Tempra Quicklets, Tycolene, Tylenol, Vitapap.

L484 pill side effects

Acetaminophen may cause following side effects:

Common side effects:

  • Constipation
  • Agitation
  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Vomiting

Serious side effects:

  • Red, peeling or blistering skin
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Itching
  • Swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs
  • Hoarseness
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Pain in upper abdomen
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dark urine
  • Clay-colored stools,
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice)
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising

How long L484 pill stays in the system?

The elimination half-life time of the acetaminophen is approximated at 3.1 hours.  Assumin that half-life, it will be cleared from the system in just over 17 hours.  Some sources also speculate that the elimination half-life of acetaminophen could even be shorter of about 2 hours, resulting in excretion in under 11 hours.

WATSON 853 pill – drug class, dosage, size, shape, uses, side effects
Can you take tylenol 500 mg and ibuprofen 200 mg together?

About Miljan Krcobic 300 Articles
Miljan Krčobić. has bachelor degree in Pharmacy.