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A 24-year-old male asked:

Tylenol (acetaminophen) is better than acetamenophen for pain killer?

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Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
They are the same: Tylenol = acetaminophen. Tylenol is a brand name while Acetaminophen is generic name and ingredient.
Dr. Ester Kwok
Dr. Ester Kwok commented
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Provided original answer
You're welcome. I sometimes forget that people don't know the different names of medicines. Tylenol (7 characters) was easier to type than acetaminophen (13 characters). Good luck w/ your relative..?I believe it was your mother or mother-in-law. Have a blessed Sunday!
Jan 29, 2012
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Just be aware that tylenol or acetaminophen can cause liver damage if taken excessively.
Feb 2, 2012

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