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A 55-year-old female asked:

I'm taking tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 for chronic pain. i take 120mg daily. my liver enzyme is a little elevated. what other med would be similar to tylenol (acetaminophen) 4?

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Dr. Thomas Miller
Anesthesiology 47 years experience
Chronic pain: Tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 contains codeine which at most is a 4 hr pain med. If your pain is chronic 24hr pain u should discuss other options with a pain specialist as we have many long acting choices without tylenol (acetaminophen)
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