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What is the difference between tylenol and acetaminophen

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry 38 years experience
One is an analgesic: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is in the class of analgesics that will help with the pain and reduce your fever. Motrin is an anti-inflammatory that reduces... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
OFIRMEV®: OFIRMEV® (acetaminophen) Injection is the first and only IV acetaminophen in the US. It is injectable vice oral tylenol.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Motrin=advil: Motrin and advil are brand names of ibuprofen, which is an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever. Tylenol is the brand name for acetaminophen, another ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Herold
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Effect on baby: Aspirin and Ibuprofen are related anti-inflammatory pain medicines. They should be avoided in pregnancy, especially in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters bec... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert McMurtrie
Pain Management 23 years experience
OPIOID PART: Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 has 300 mg of Acetaminophen and 30 mg of codeine. Norco will have 325 mg of Acetaminophen and there are three different lev... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Anders
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Opioids: Tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine is less potent than Morphine. Both work on certain receptors in the body, but Morphine has a higher affinity for... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathish Modugu
Pain Management 32 years experience
Different dosages of: The tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 has 30 mg codiene and tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 has 60 mg codiene.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
Dentistry 11 years experience
Pain meds: Tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 is codeine. Codeine is one of the break down products of hydrocodone. Hydrocodone is a much more potent or stronger medicat... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management 35 years experience
Better is relative: Some patients have improved RA pain with opiates, but they do nothing to actually treat the condition.There are several other potential treatments-pha... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Noarcotic analgesic : They both have Hydrocodone as the first I gradient and it is Narcotic pain reliever. Check the strength. May be 5 or 10 mg. very strong pain medicine.... Read More

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