A 47-year-old member asked:
is there a difference between tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine #3 and tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine #4?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pain Management 32 years experience
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Geriatrics 30 years experience
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 daily dose of Codeine for pain purposes is 360mg; for Acetaminophen the maximum dose has been lowered from 4, 000mg daily down to 3, 000mg daily assuming you have no liver issues and don't drink alcohol to excess.
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years agoMerged
What are the differences between ibuprofen and acetaminophen?
15 doctor answers • 24 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Length of effect: Both treat fever and pain. Ibuprofen lasts 6-8 hours while Acetaminophen lasts about 4 hours. Sometimes, one seems to work better than the other, either for certain symptoms or for certain children. (for instance, i find Ibuprofen more helpful for sore throats, usually.) pick the one that helps the most for your child, for their symptoms.
(the "alternating" idea isn't recommended.).
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What should I do if my babys had a fever for five days, and tylenol (acetaminophen) isnt making it better?
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Pediatrics 26 years experience
Call your doctor: When your baby has had fever for more than 3-5 days that does not seem to be resolving, they need to be examined to determine if the cause is serious and what treatment is required. Don't forget that a baby can be sick without a fever, and as a parent, you know your child best. Fever is just a symptom, and by itself is not harmful and is part of the bodies natural immune response to illness.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
18 month old has fever (~99 to 100) for past 2 days, appetite ok. On tylenol, (acetaminophen) what next?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 13 years experience
Keep hydrated: Lots of liquids and keep them comfortable. Liquids are more important than getting in solid food right now. Count number of wet diapers and if decreased this could be a sign of dehydration. Use tylenol (acetaminophen) for discomfort but not to treat the fever, fever isn't dangerous. If your child has a fever (greater than 100.4) for more than 3 days make an appt with your pediatrician for an evaluation.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Does tylenol (acetaminophen) thin blood like aspirin?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
No: Aspirin affect platelets to thin the blood , tylenol (acetaminophen) does not , but if someone develop liver disease due to tylenol (acetaminophen) toxicity, the liver damage can lead to coagulation problems ( blood thinning).
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Which is more dangerous in a vicodin overdose, the hydrocodone or the tylenol (acetaminophen)?
4 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Critical Care
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 29, 2019
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