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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


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I recently had a tooth pulled and the doctor gave me ampicillin and tylenol (acetaminophen) w/codein....Are these medications safe at 27wks pregnant?

I recently had a tooth pulled and the doctor gave me ampicillin and tylenol (acetaminophen) w/codein....Are these medications safe at 27wks pregnant?

Medications: Please call your OB regarding the medications you are concerned about. Are you taking Amoxicillin and not ampicillin? Amoxicillin is a safe drug during pregnancy. ...Read more

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My doctor wrote me a perscription for fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) t, does not show strength or anything. does this contain codein?

My doctor wrote me a perscription for fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) t, does not show strength or anything. does this contain codein?

Rx: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine): butalbital (50 mg) acetaminophen (325 mg) caffeine (40 mg). Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) has the same ingredients, no codeine and no description are needed. ...Read more

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What are the dangers of snorting acetaminophen?

What are the dangers of snorting acetaminophen?

Not recommended: First, no reason to do so. Second, it can cause spikes of the drug in your system causing liver damage. If you have because you have crushed percocet, then please seek help for addiction issues as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is 3000mg of acetaminophen fatal?

Is 3000mg of acetaminophen fatal?

Acetaminophen: Normally not, assuming there is no liver dysfunction and no additional Acetaminophen ingested prior. Sometime in the not too distant future, the fda will set the maximum amount amount that can be taken in 24 hours to be 3, 000 mg. ...Read more

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Can i take acetaminophen for gout?

Can i take acetaminophen for gout?

Gout: Yes you can take Acetaminophen for gout. If you truly have confirmed gout i recommend that you talk with your doctor and take a medication to keep your uric acid level to 5 or below. Even if you control the pain and symptoms with acetamonophen the elevated uric acid is attacking your joints 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Best to treat it and not cover it up with a anti-inflammatory. ...Read more

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Does acetaminophen make you drowsy?

Does acetaminophen make you drowsy?

Not usually : Not usually , if you take only acetaminophen, but sometimes this medicine come as part of other medications like tylenol#3 or 4 or vicodin, then will cause drowsiness. ...Read more

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What is propoxyphene/acetaminophen?

What is propoxyphene/acetaminophen?

Darvocet: A pain killer which has been removed off the market due to association with cardiac toxicity. ...Read more

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Is there acetaminophen in benedryl?

No: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is Diphenhydramine which is a first generation, sedating antihistamine. Unless you took a combination product which included more than on medication, you will not get any ancetaminophen from benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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What is propoxyphene/acetaminophen?

What is propoxyphene/acetaminophen?

Treat pain: but propoxyphene (or Darvon) is no longer available in the US. This product, which is chemically quite close to methadone, was felt by many authorities to be an expensive and potentially dangerous placebo, and many studies of darvon failed to show any real analgesic effect outside of the apap (tylenol) part. Was shown to cause heart rhythm problems and was taken off market in 90s in US. ...Read more

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