A 43-year-old female asked:
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What is the difference between Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ofirmev? If the ingredient is the same. Why would Ofirmev work but not Tylenol (acetaminophen)? Is IV safer for liver?

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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.
Answered on May 12, 2015

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