Acetaminophen Dosage - Tylenol Side Effects - Warnings - Interactions
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- Darvocet (Propoxy APAP)
- Over-the-Counter Drugs
- Percocet (Oxycodone APAP)
- Tylenol #3 (Codeine APAP)
- Ultracet (Tramadol APAP)
- Vicodin (Hydrocodone APAP)
Where Is Tylenol?
Tylenol has had its share of problems in recent years. Some people complain that they can no longer find it. Is it unavailable or preparing for a comeback?
Can Acetaminophen and NSAIDs Be Taken Together?
Arthritis patients, in an attempt to relieve pain and other symptoms, often take NSAIDs and over-the-counter pain relievers like acetaminophen. Is it appropriate to take NSAIDs and acetaminophen together?
What Is Extra Strength Tylenol?
How is extra strength Tylenol different from regular strength Tylenol or Tylenol Arthritis Pain?
What Is Tylenol Arthritis Pain?
How is Tylenol Arthritis Pain different from regular strength Tylenol or extra strength Tylenol?
Tylenol (Acetaminophen) - 10 Things You Should Know
Tylenol (acetaminophen) is an effective pain reliever used to treat arthritis. It is considered safe when used as directed.
Acetaminophen - Cumulative Effect Can Cause Acute Liver Failure
Though labels of products containing acetaminophen disclose how much of the ingredient is in the product, some people put themselves at risk by not keeping track of their total daily intake of acetaminophen.
Facts About Analgesics (Painkillers)
Analgesic medications are commonly referred to as painkillers. Acetaminophen is a popular over-the-counter drug and is also an ingredient in certain narcotic drugs.
Pain Relievers - Use Caution With Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers
All over-the-counter pain relievers should be taken with care to avoid serious problems that can occur with misuse. Certain factors can increase the risk of liver toxicity from products containing acetaminophen and the risk of GI bleeding from the use of products containing NSAIDs.
When Are Pain Medications Appropriate for Arthritis Patients?
Acetaminophen is a popular pain medication for arthritis.
Tylenol Side Effects
Tylenol is a popular medication used to relieve pain. Safe use can decrease unwanted side effects.
Drugs A-Z - Acetaminophen Tablets, Caplets, or Chewable Tablets
Patient education for acetaminophen tablets, caplets, or chewable tablets.
Drug-induced Hepatitis From Acetaminophen
Analgesics and antipyretics that contain acetaminophen are a common cause of liver inflammation. These medications can damage the liver when taken in doses that are not much greater than the therapeutic dose. If you drink heavily or regularly, you should completely avoid these medications or discuss safe doses with your physician. (Illustrated)
Acetaminophen Recall: 11 Million Bottles Recalled
Approximately 11 million bottles of 500 mg. acetaminophen caplets are being voluntarily recalled by Perrigo Company after small metal fragments were found in a small number of caplets. The recall affects generic acetaminophen and not the brand name Tylenol.
Poisoning from an overdose of acetaminophen.
Acetaminophen With Codeine Overdose
This poisoning is from an overdose of acetaminophen with codeine.
A Fatal Mistake: Teenager Dies From Acetaminophen Overdose
A report on the story of a teenager who took approximately 20 capsules of 500 mg acetaminophen in an attempt to rid herself of a migraine headache. It proved to be a fatal mistake when she thought more than the recommended allowable dosage was harmless since it was "just Tylenol".
A Mother's Plea: The Dangers of Acetaminophen Overdose
In June, 2003, a 17-year-old girl from Oklahoma turned to Tylenol for Migraine relief, accidentally took too much, and paid for that accident with her life. Since then, her mother has been working diligently to educate people that over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol as dangerous as prescription drugs. She encourages people to become organ donors.