PrAcetaminophen Injection

Acetaminophen Injection

Available in Ready-to-Use containers Ecoflac Plus 500 mg/50 mL and 1000 mg/100 mL and Mini-Plasco 100 mg/10 mL

Acetaminophen is a non-salicylate antipyretic and non-opioid analgesic agent. Its chemical name is N-acetyl-p-aminophenol.

Acetaminophen is a sterile, clear, colourless, non-pyrogenic, isotonic formulation of acetaminophen intended for intravenous infusion.

  • The first Acetaminophen Injection with multiple doses available in Canada
  • Ecoflac plus containers do not need and overwrap and is designed to reduce waste
  • Available in our closed system Ecoflac plus container
  • Ecoflac plus and Mini-Plasco containers are not made with natural rubber latex, PVC, or DEHP

INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Acetaminophen injection is indicated for the short term management and treatment of1:

  • mild to moderate pain
  • moderate to severe pain with adjunctive opioid analgesics
  • fever

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Acetaminophen Injection is contraindicated in1:

  • patients who have previously demonstrated hypersensitivity to acetaminophen, to any
  • ingredient in the formulation, including any non-medicinal ingredient, or component of the container.
  • patients with severe hepatic impairment or severe active liver disease.

Ecoflac Plus

Ecoflac plus container is designed to reduce the potential risks associated with drug delivery.

  • The ergonomic design of the bottle is designed to help protect from sharps injuries and allow comfortable and stable handling
  • The Twincap port system has two identical ports which can be used for admixture and/or delivery interchangeably
  • The germ-free port under the aluminum foil can be used without prior disinfection and its design protects from potential microbial ingress into the IV solution2
  • The full collapsibility of Ecoflac plus in a closed system helps reduce microbial and chemical contamination
  • The material composition of Ecoflac plus helps to prevent damages during transportation
  • The shape of the Ecoflac plus container is designed to make it easy to store and count

Mini-Plasco Basic

The Mini-Plasco plastic ampoule offers small volumes of Acetaminophen Injection for drug preparations and fluid administration.

  • Designed to enable controlled dosaging which may reduce the risk of overdosing in pediatric use
  • The Mini-Plasco container is designed to avoid particulate contamination and sharps injuries
  • The twist-off cap of Mini-Plasco contains an integrated finger stopper to prevent microbial contamination when opening the ampoule
  • The luer connector and circular body of the ampoule opening allows a direct connection of the syringe for a needle-free withdrawal, eliminating the need for needles and their related sharps injuries.

Related Documents

Description Document Link
Acetaminophen Injection Protocol
pdf (194.7 KB)
Acetaminophen Injection Dosing Card
pdf (377.6 KB)
Ecoflac Helpful Hints
pdf (285.5 KB)
Mini-Plasco Helpful Hints
pdf (106.6 KB)
Acetaminophen Injection Sell Sheet English
pdf (1.2 MB)
Acetaminophen Injection Sell Sheet French
pdf (1.8 MB)
References
  1.  Product Monograph B. Braun Acetaminophen Injection February 2023
  2.  Data on file