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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 just took a 500 mg tylenol (acetaminophen). 137 lbs, 29 years old. Non allergic. I feel very loopy and sleepy. Is this normal? It's making me feel a little anxious

I just took a 500 mg tylenol (acetaminophen). 137 lbs, 29 years old. Non allergic. I feel very loopy and sleepy. Is this normal? It's making me feel a little anxious

Shouldn't : Tylenol (acetaminophen) should not make you feel loopy. Are you sure it was actually tylenol (acetaminophen)? If you are taking it for an illness, that could be making you feel weird too. ...Read more

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Will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) make me high or sleepy?

Will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) make me high or sleepy?

Feeling high: Medications affect people differently. So it could do nothing, or it could make you sleepy or high. Much of this is dose dependent and also related to whether you have used such medications in the past. ...Read more

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They prescribed me norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) make me high or sleepy?

They prescribed me norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) make me high or sleepy?

Possibly.: Both are potential side effects of Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). You shouldn't drive or operate heavy machinery while taking the drug. If you notice bothersome side effects contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) od cause drowsiness?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) od cause drowsiness?

Yes!: Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can be associated with drowsiness, changes in level of consciousness or coma, seizures, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Several otc forms of tylenol (acetaminophen) include the combination of tylenol (acetaminophen) with other drugs such as Codeine (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) 3) or a cough suppressant (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) cough and sore throat). These drugs can also make a person drowsy even at low doses. Tylenol (acetaminophen) od is an emergency! ...Read more

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Hello a friend mine overdose on tylenol (acetaminophen) pm she tooked 14 then 2 pills...But she seems fine except her drowsiness...Should we be worried?

Hello a friend mine overdose on tylenol (acetaminophen) pm she tooked 14 then 2  pills...But she seems fine except her drowsiness...Should we be worried?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) when taken in larger than recommended doses can cause damage to the liver in a delayed manner. This can lead to the patient needing a liver transplant or dying. There is a very effective antidote to this problem, if initiated early (within 8 hours) of the ingestion. She's sleepy from the benedryl (the 'pm') plus, your friend definitely needs to see a psychiatrist. Call 911 or go to the er. ...Read more

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Do diet pills make you sleepy?

Do diet pills make you sleepy?

Typically not: There are some diet medications that are prescription only. They usually don't make you sleepy, but some people can have this effect. It is unusual. I can't speak specifically (don't know which one your referring to) about non-prescription products, but, in general, should not make you sleepy. ...Read more

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Will metformin make you sleepy?

Will metformin make you sleepy?

No: No, it shouldn't (at least in my practice i've never seen any warnings on it or had any patients complain of it...). ...Read more

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Do antibiotics make you sleepy?

Do antibiotics make you sleepy?

They can: Antibiotics in general are well tolerated and most of the side effects are related to gastrointestinal symptoms. However as with any medications you take, side effects can vary from person to person and need to be addressed with your prescribing physician if they were to occur. ...Read more

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Do concussions make you sleepy?.

Do concussions make you sleepy?.

Yes: Many times you can feel like in a fog. However if you are too sleepy you might want to make sure a brain MRI/CT is done so that no bleeding is going on or any other damage is not evident. ...Read more

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Does antibiotics make you sleepy?

Does antibiotics make you sleepy?

Should not: There are many different antibiotics, and without being specific about which one you are taking it is difficult to be absolutely sure, but sleepiness is not a general side-effect. ...Read more

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Claritin (loratadine) make you sleepy ?

Claritin (loratadine) make you sleepy ?

Unlikely: It would be distinctly unusual for claritin, (loratadine) at normal doses, to cause sleepiness. ...Read more

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Can Claritin (loratadine) make you sleepy?

Claritin (loratadine): Like other antihistamines, it can make u drowsy, depending on the dose & your tolerance. ...Read more

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Does Claritin (loratadine) make you sleepy?

Does Claritin (loratadine) make you sleepy?

No: It's supposed to be nonsedating. But, if your are exquisitely sensitive to medications, it's always possible. ...Read more

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