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Hi doctors.. Plz help me am addicted to panadol (acetaminophen) night medication and i want to quit that but i can't i also have a little fobia from sleeplessness?
Not come across one!: Good evening, during my 40 years of practice, I have not come across a patient with an allergy to acetaminophen. I do not see any reason to worry about other medications, you need to avoid. When we say allergy, we mean a reaction due to presence of a specific antibody that causes symptoms of allergy. I am not aware of any test to show that I have an allergy to acetaminophen. We worry about toxicit. ...Read more
The generic form of ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) does this medication have any side effects?
Safe: Tempra is just Tylenol (acetaminophen, aka paracetamol) sold in places outside the US. It is usually considered safe, though in some studies there is an association between frequent maternal use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and asthma in early childhood. Occasional use is considered safe. Best wishes! ...Read more
I took two types of medications with acetaminophen without knowing to stop a fever and sore throat and now I have small little lumps under my lip?
Canker sores: Canker sores is the most common recurrent oral lesions. In some instances, they can be a sign of other conditions affecting the body (e.g. fever). Most ulcers, infections will clear up by themselves within a week or two. You should see your GP if the ulcer gets worse or lasts for longer than 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My medication hydro codons-acetaminophen 7.5-325 make me irratable. Is there anything i can do to help this?
Many side effects: Also known as darvon/darvocet most pain physicians have stopped rx. Basically works on opioid receptors but linked to overdose if taken with alcohol and other sedatives . There is a black box warning for increased risk of suicide and should not be taken by actively depressed individual. Not a pain killer i would recommend. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) contains a combination of tramadol and acetaminophen. Tramadol is a narcotic-like pain reliever. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of tramadol. Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is used to treat moderate to severe pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What over-the-counter pain medication can be taken with meloxacam besides tylenol (acetaminophen) ?
Stick to Tylenol (acetaminophen) : Meloxicam is an nsaid. You're not going to want to take any ibuprofen, naproxen, Aspirin with this medicine. The only otc med choice left is acetaminophen. Take care. If you need something stronger, talk with your pcp about something prescription. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What pain medications are available for a person that is allergic to tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin?
It depends: The answer depends on the symptoms associated with the tylenol (acetaminophen) and if the Motrin reaction extends to other nsaids (aspirin etc). True allergy to Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen)) is unusual. If there is NSAID sensitivity, most can tolerate Celebrex (despite the warning) since being a cox-2 antagonist. Non-salicylate analgesics like Disalcid or trilisate are an option, but more GI intolerance present. ...Read more
If i i took ibuprohen 800mg 3 hours ago, can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and sinus night time medication now?
Yes: Because these 2 are from different classes of medication, it is fine to alternate Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) for a short term basis. I am also assuming that you have normal liver and kidney function. However, if your symptoms do not improve with this regimen, you should see your doc. ...Read more
Is it ok to mix antibiotic and/or acetaminophen with formula for 16month old baby? Will it not affect the efficacy of the medication?
I have stabbing headachesis there anything besides tylenol (acetaminophen) or over-the-counter drugs i can use as effective medication?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Is there a difference between generic medications made by different manufacturers for example hydrocodone/acetaminophen with m367 vs Watson activis?
Generic medications: The active medication should be the same but there may be differences it he carrier vehicle. ...Read more
All of them will: The fda has just required all companies making combination products to stop putting any more than 325 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) into these products. In addition, a single-drug pill with extended release hydrocodone was approved by the fda, but is not on the market. It does not have a formulation that deters abuse, and many of us are very concerned about a product with lots of hydrocodone (possibly 30 mg). ...Read more
Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) what the side effects of taking over-the-counter medication?
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is used to treat headache, muscle aches, toothaches, and fevers. In general, tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe when given in in therapeutic doses by the physician. There are many over the counter tylenol (acetaminophen) medications which may cause side effects: nausea and vomiting insomnia skin rash, hives, or itching sore throat fatigue liver damage talk to your parents about your symptoms and see your pediatrician. ...Read more
Is there a such thing as liquid tylenol without all the cold and flu medication additives? Or can acetaminophen only come in pill form pure.
Yes, there is: There is liquid acetaminophen, generic and brand name such as tylenol. Ask your pharmacist about other active ingredients, if any, or read the labels carefully. Some boast that they are dye free, if that is one of your concerns. And there is adult and child strength liquids. ...Read more
I took medicine that contains acetaminophen (mucus and sinus relief)how long can I wait to switch medication that also contains acetaminophenn dayquil?
4 hours minmum: First check to see if medication is long acting. If so, wait 6-8 hours if possible. Minimal time between different meds with same ingredient should be 4 hours. Do not exceed total of 3, 000mgs acetominophen per day. ...Read more
Is using tylenol (acetaminophen) okay for a 4 month old teething baby? I have tried every other remedy that doesn't included medication. Nothing has worked.
My 2.5yr old has a temperature of 99.1. I don't think Tylenol (acetaminophen) is needed, but my wife thinks this needs medication. What is medically appropriate?
A rectal, ear, or : temporal artery temperature of 100.4 degrees F or above is considered a fever. Normal temperatures vary between 97-100.3 degrees F. In humans, daily temperature rises from late afternoon - early evening & falls from midnight - early morning. See http://www.allkids.org/PediatricSymptomChecker/housecalls3tab_english/peds/fever_howtotaketemp.html. So, no, you don't have to give Tylenol (acetaminophen) for 99.1. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I took 3 advils @ 8:30p then levaquin @ 10:30p and a tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 @ 1am and another tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 @ 3am ... Did i take too many medications?
Overdoing it: Nope. But, without any information on why you are taking all of this medication it is impossible to comment further. ...Read more
Otc medication for lipoma I have a painful lipoma and would like to know what OTC pain medication I should be taking for it. I am allergic to acetaminophen.
Thanks so much for your help!
Possibly not lipoma: Lipomas tend to be painless. There are other benign tumors, like hemangiomas, schwannomas and fibromatosis which may be painful. Synovial sarcoma, a type of cancer, can also be painful. See an orthopaedic oncologist to have this evaluated. An MRI will likely be required. Treatment will be determined by what this mass turns out to be. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or any other over-the-counter medication while taking my thyroid medication ?
Yes: Hi. Yes, regardless of whether your thyroid medication is thyroid hormone replacement (for hypothyroidism) or anti-thyroid medication (for hyperthyroidism)...goddess, we hate to guess/assume...you can take OTC meds. No worries. I do hope your stated "brain lesion" is not serious! Good luck! ...Read more
Can i take a half of a acetaminophen-codeine # 300-30 and a 500 mg tylenol tab before going to bed i broke my arm and have reduced my pain medication to one half tab morning and night.
Using Tylenol (acetaminophen) sinus medicine to combat Rhinitis caused by side effect from medication. Is that ok?
What over-the-counter medication besides Midol, and Pamprin contain acetaminophen, and caffeine to help with the symptoms of periods?
Options: NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more
Five weeks pregnant and suffer from migraines. What medications can I take that won't harm my baby. Tylenol (acetaminophen) just dont help. ?
Can a ob prescribe any type of pain medication while pregnant if Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not help ?
Yes: Any physician - OB or other - can prescribe nay medicine that their DEA certificate allows. Many do not/ cannot prescribe Schedule II drugs. Whether it is a good idea requires a discussion with the doctor and consideration of the risks and benefits. Good wishes. ...Read more
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