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I have general achiness in my body with no fever or any other symptom. It goes away with once a week tablet of diclofinac 75 mg. panadol (acetaminophen) does not work?

I have general achiness in my body with no fever or any other symptom. It goes away with once a week tablet of diclofinac 75 mg. panadol (acetaminophen) does not work?

One per wk! Great!: I would want to draw out more history from you. How long have you had this problem? Is it in your joints? Do you notice it more in the morning, and does it improve somewhat during the day? DO you ever get swelling in any of your joints? When was the last time you saw a physician for a physical, and had any blood testing? Sounds rheumatologic. NSAID ok if kidney function is normal. Advise phsyical. ...Read more

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Braxtonn hicks will tylenol (acetaminophen) work ?

Braxtonn hicks will tylenol (acetaminophen) work ?

Don;t need to use: Braxton hicks contractions are common in pregnacy and you do not need to use any pain medications for them. Better for the baby not to use anything. ...Read more

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How long does it take Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength to work?

How long does it take Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength to work?

Acetaminophen: Onset of action of oral acetaminophen is less than one hour. Duration of action is about 4-6 hours. Please be careful with this drug. Never take more than 3000 mg per day. Take even less if you have any liver problems. Never combine this or any prescription medication with alcohol. The most common form of attempted suicide in the U.S. is intentional acetaminophen overdose. Be careful, please. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for tylenol (acetaminophen) pm to work?

How long is it supposed to it take for tylenol (acetaminophen) pm to work?

45 to 60 : Minutes. Be patient. Don't over do it. Its not a magic potion that's suppose to worse instantaneously. ...Read more

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Can taking tylenol (acetaminophen) pm have long term harmful affects on the body?

Can taking tylenol (acetaminophen) pm have long term harmful affects on the body?

Tylenol-PM: If used regularly, i worry about effect on liver & blood, especially if mixed with other medications that cause blood thinning. ...Read more

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What should you do for a toothache and tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't work?

What should you do for a toothache and tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't work?

Phone call...: .. To your dentist. A toothache is usually caused by a condition that needs to be treated by a dentist. Otc pain meds only mask the pain for a short while, giving you time to get in to be treated. If tylenol (acetaminophen) is not working, your problem is getting serious. Please call. ...Read more

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How does hydrocodone acetaminophen work to eliminate?

How does hydrocodone acetaminophen work to eliminate?

Vicodin: Pain meds. Work by stimulating gaba receptors in brain which block pain perception. ...Read more

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Does panadol (acetaminophen) sinus work for toothache?

Toothache: Panadol/ Acetaminophen is a mild pain killer. It is possible you might get some relief from the medication, however its also possible it will not help your toothache! in any event a visit to the denist would be in order to treat your toothache. ...Read more

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