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Tylenol (Definition)

Tylenol is thename brand for acetomenofin and is used for pain relief and for fever reduction . It adds the the effect of many narcotic drugs without having to raise the narcotic dose. Can cause liver problems in excess. Should take n-acety cysteine supplement ...Read more


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Child took Benadryl and has fever now can we give tylenol?

Child took Benadryl and has fever now can we give tylenol?

Yes: Both medications can be given together and will not interfere with one another. ...Read more

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My child has a 104.3 temperature can I give him Tylenol and Benadryl being that my mother in law gave him the Benadryl first and I can't gete?

My child has a 104.3 temperature can I give him Tylenol and Benadryl being that my mother in law gave him the Benadryl first and I can't gete?

Go to the ER: A temperature of 104.3 is extremely high. I would advise you take your child to the ER. You should give your child dose of Tylenol 160 mg or 5 ml of liquid but go to the ER 104.3 is too high. At the ER the physicians can determine the cause of the high fever. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to give Benadryl and tylenol together?

Is it possible for me to give Benadryl and tylenol together?

Talk to Doctor: You need to give more information regarding symptoms, age of child, and such.Best to talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How much tylenol & Benadryl can I give my 1 yr old at the same time?

How much tylenol & Benadryl can I give my 1 yr old at the same time?

Medicine for kids: It depends on the weight of the child. Many 1 year olds weigh approximately 20-22 pounds. If that is how much your child weighs, 1 teaspoon (or 5 ml) is the appropriate dosage for tylenol or benadryl. Before giving both together you should speak to your pediatrician first. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give my 21 month old Benadryl and tylenol?

Is it safe to give my 21 month old Benadryl and tylenol?

Dose and duration: In appropriate doses it's okay. Make sure that you are using them as directed. If you have questions about the appropriate uses then you really need to touch base with the pediatrician. Do not use either of them for more than 72 hrs without discussing with your physician. ...Read more

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My 6yr old has severe allergies. I gave home benadryl and Tylenol about 30 mins apart. But he has a cough. Can I give home delsym?

My 6yr old has severe allergies. I gave home benadryl and Tylenol about 30 mins apart. But he has a cough. Can I give home delsym?

Exam: Before giving him a cough medication, have his lungs checked. If he has allergies he may be wheezing or have asthma. In that case his medication needs would be different. Also he may need different medication for his allergies. All the best. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Why does remeron and Benadryl and products with benedryl in them, like tylenol pm; give me restless legs so bad i wind up in tears sometimes?

Why does remeron and Benadryl  and products with benedryl in them, like tylenol pm; give  me restless legs so bad i wind up in tears sometimes?

Don't know: But you should avoid these medications regardless of the mechanism. To be noted is that both drugs have antihistaminic and anticholinergic activities ...Read more

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