Tempra Syrup Cherry (Acetaminophen - non Rx) Medication

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Drug Description


Tempra Syrup Cherry is used to lower fever and provide temporary relief from mild to moderate aches and pains associated with the common cold, flu, and immunization in children aged 2-5 years old. 

Classified as an analgesic and antipyretic medication, Tempra Syrup Cherry functions by modifying pain perception and reducing body temperature. 

Uses and Dosage 

Before administering Tempra Syrup Cherry to your child for the first time and each time you get a refill, carefully review the instructions on its packaging. If you have any uncertainties or questions, seek guidance from your doctor or pharmacist. 

Refer to the illustrated chart on the packaging to determine the correct dose for your child. Ideally, use the weight-based dosage; if unsure of your child’s weight, follow the age guidelines provided. 

Typically, Tempra Syrup Cherry is administered orally every 4-6 hours. Measure the dose accurately using the dosing cup provided. 

Do not exceed 5 doses within 24 hours or surpass the recommended dose to prevent the risk of severe or potentially fatal liver damage in your child. 

If your child’s pain persists for over 5 days or their fever lasts more than 3 days, discontinue giving Tempra Syrup Cherry and consult a doctor for further guidance. 

Side Effects 

Tempra Syrup Cherry typically does not cause side effects. If your child experiences any unusual effects, promptly contact your doctor or pharmacist. 

Tempra Syrup Cherry has the potential to induce severe skin reactions. Should your child develop redness, blisters, or a rash, discontinue the medication and promptly seek medical assistance. 

Allergic Reactions 

Severe allergic reactions to Tempra Syrup Cherry are uncommon but can happen. Seek immediate medical assistance if your child shows signs such as: 

  • Rash 
  • Itching or swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat) 
  • Severe dizziness 
  • Difficulty breathing 

This compilation of side effects for Tempra Syrup Cherry is not exhaustive. Inform your doctor if you notice any additional side effects. 


Seek medical advice to determine the safety of administering Tempra Syrup Cherry to your child if they have a medical condition, particularly kidney or liver disease, or if they are currently using blood-thinning medication like warfarin. 

If your child has an allergy to acetaminophen or any inactive ingredients in Tempra Syrup Cherry, refrain from giving it to them. 

Do not give your child Tempra Syrup Cherry with any other medicines containing acetaminophen. If you are unsure whether a specific drug contains acetaminophen, consult your healthcare provider or pharmacist for guidance. 

Notify the laboratory staff and doctors about your child’s use of Tempra Syrup Cherry, as this medication may affect certain lab tests, leading to potentially inaccurate results. 

Additional information

Generic name:

Acetaminophen – non Rx




80mg/5mL, 160mg/5mL

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