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what is paracetamol

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Omada Idachaba
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain/fever reliever: Other brand names are panadol, tylenol. The generic name is acetaminophen. Used for pain relief, fever relief. Can usually be found over the counter i ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Schaeffer
31 years experience Pain Management
They are the same.: From wikipedia: the words Acetaminophen (used in the United States, canada, japan, south korea, hong kong, and iran) and paracetamol (used elsewhere) ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
45 years experience Travel Medicine
Acetaminophen: What you may know as tylenol, or non Aspirin pain killer; the chemical apap, acetyl-para-aminophenol. In the United States, canada, hong kong, iran, ... Read More
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Acetaminophen: Brand name Tylenol http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-362/acetaminophen-oral/details
Dr. Jay Joshi
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21 years experience Pain Management
Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
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Paracetamol: Paracetamol is a medication which can be taken for pain and fever .It comes as 500 mg tablet and adult weighing more than 50 kg can take two tablets e ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
Same as Tylenol (acetaminophen): Paracetamol is another name for the acetaminophen, the same product that is used in tylenol and other pain medications. It is generally safe when use ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
Pain: the brand name was Darvocet and was a scheduled narcotic that has since been removed from the market, but there is still some out there in medicine ca ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Pain: Darvocette was the combination of d-propoxyphene and paracetamol (or acetominophen/ tylenol (acetaminophen)). While a synthetic opioid closely relate ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Ho
Dr. Andrew Ho answered
30 years experience Psychiatry
Death: Acetaminophen / paracetamol excessive use will cause liver damage, liver failure, and death. Therefore, liver / hepatitis related symptoms are possibl ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
34 years experience Pediatrics
130-195 mg: The dose of paracetamol (acetaminophen across the pond) is 10-15mg/kg--or 130-195 mg per dose (usually every 4 hours. In the usa, the dosage of such s ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. CAMHUONG NGUYEN
21 years experience Pharmacology
No, it is not.: Dofenol is not paracetamol, dofenol is non-steroid anti-inflamatory agent.

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