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Dr. Marvin Den
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Which is safer for the body if used occasionally: tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin i've tried both, feel like i've had similar results with both that's why?

Which is safer for the body if used occasionally: tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin i've tried both, feel like i've had similar results with both that's why?

Both: Acetominophen (tylenol) intake should be limited to less than 4 grams daily. In excess, liver damage may occur. Aspirin can trigger asthma attacks, GI bleeding, allergic reactions, and intake should be limited to less that 3 grams daily. Occasional use and alternating them may be best. ...Read more

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Which is a more effective treatment: acetaminophen or aspirin?

Which is a more effective treatment: acetaminophen or aspirin?

Fever, pain: For both fever and pain, acetaminophen is an effective and a safe treatment. Aspirin is a very effective treatment for both fever and pain, but has a significantly worse side effect profile. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) and aspirin together for a headache?

Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) and aspirin together for a headache?

Sure: You can space them out or choose one of the combination products like Excedrin (aspirin, tylenol (acetaminophen) and caffeine). I also agree that Ibuprofen is a better choice than aspirin. ...Read more

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Is Excedrin bad for a person? If you aren't allergic to it, is it bad. Is it wiser to take just tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin..Basically id like the safest one.

Is Excedrin bad for a person? If you aren't allergic to it, is it bad. Is it wiser to take just tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin..Basically id like the safest one.

It depends: What you take depends on if you are treating inflammation or other pain generators. At the recommended doses excedrin can be helpful. Watch out for the caffeine content. ...Read more

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How bad is taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin each day, if done according to label? I know it's not good, but i get headaches almost each day, maybe rebound?

Not harmful,not good: Taking Aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen) every day is not harmful in that it will not kill you, and if you are obeying the label it is unlikely that you will do any serious damage to any organs. You are correct, however, that taking tylenol (acetaminophen) or any otc pain med (or fiorcet, percocet, vicodin, etc). Frequently can put you in a rebound cycle which will make treating your headaches very difficult. ...Read more

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Took 1 painaid for headache.(110mg acetaminophen-162mg aspirin-33mg caffeine-152mg salicylamide). Had 6 cocktails after. Concerned about liver damage?

Took 1 painaid for headache.(110mg acetaminophen-162mg aspirin-33mg caffeine-152mg salicylamide). Had 6 cocktails after. Concerned about liver damage?

Cocktails: I'd be more worried about the 6 cocktails ... Especially if that's a regular occurrence. If so, talk to a psychiatrist or psychologist about how you might cut down. 1 tablet would not cause irreversible damage. Hope that helps! ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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