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substitute for tylenol

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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The range is from: 10-20 hours, however, the effect of Tylenol on pain or fever is only 4-6 hours. Dr. Anne
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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed information about a health issue followed by a clear related question. Why half a dose? Ther ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
If you are able: to take an NSAID such as ibuprofen or naproxen, those would be other options for pain control which are available over the counter. Hope this helps!
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
It's probably rare: Doctors don't have a crystal ball to look into the future, which means a doctor cannot predict whether or not a person will have some rare reaction. T ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Acetaminophen comes also in a liquid form that might be easier to dose and swallow.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
No: I think you can handle the three Tylenol and shouldn't have any adverse effects. Abstain from alcohol and don't exceed 8 tablets of regular strength a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Rush to ER: Overdose of tylenol may cause permanent damage to your liver and even death . Although the toxic dose varies from person to person, you need immediate ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: 3x 325 mg ~2x 500 mg and that will be the dose to take, not more than about 3 total such doses/ day, for up to 3000 mg or 3 g/day.
A 83-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes but it will: require a restricted prescription from a provider with controlled substance approval.

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