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what is the difference between tylenol and acetaminophen

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience in Podiatry
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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
OFIRMEV®: OFIRMEV® (acetaminophen) Injection is the first and only IV acetaminophen in the US. It is injectable vice oral tylenol.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Herold
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert McMurtrie
22 years experience in Pain Management
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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kyle Anders
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Amount of Codeine: Both t#3 & t#4 contain 300mg Acetaminophen (tylenol). But while t#3 also contains 30mg of codeine, t#4 contains 60mg or twice as much. Fyi maximum dai ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Nail
10 years experience in Dentistry
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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience in Pain Management
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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
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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