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How long do the effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) last?

How long do the effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) last?

Average 3 to 6 hours: Acetaminophen, the main ingredient in medications such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) is a medication that is quickly absorbed in our gastrointestinal tracts. The average time for it to "start working" is anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, and the average time it stays in your body is anywhere from 4 to over 8 hours. In children it may be less time and in infants longer. Everybody absobs medicine differently. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

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


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How long do the effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) pm last?

How long do the effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) pm last?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm consists of Acetaminophen and Diphenhydramine is a combination medicine used to treat headache, runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and pain or fever caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu. It typically lasts 6-8 hours, but can be shorter or longer dependent on how your body metabolizes these drugs. ...Read more

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How long does tylenol (acetaminophen) effects last?

Standard dose 4-6 hr: Not to be taken more than 4-5 daily, and less if a liver problem ...Read more

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How long do two tylenol (acetaminophen) last?

How long do two tylenol (acetaminophen) last?

Standard Tylenol (acetaminophen) is: Usually written to be taken every 4 to 6 hours. The duration can last from 3 to 8 hours. ...Read more

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How long does tylenol (acetaminophen) usually last?

How long does tylenol (acetaminophen) usually last?

3-6 hours: Its benefit will usually last anywhere from 3 to 6 hours if it is effective at all. ...Read more

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My fever has come and gone for almost 12 hours. How long does fever last with the flu. I can only take Tylenol! 4k mgs in 24 hrs, right?

Flu...: with the flu, the fever can last for a few days. The maximum dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) is 3 grams (or 3000mg) in 24 hours. Be careful not to exceed this dose as it can lead to liver damage. If your symptoms worsen, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long after last consuming alcohol do you have to wait before taking tylenol (acetaminophen)? The alcohol consumed was 3 standard drinks, 24 hours ago.

How long after last consuming alcohol do you have to wait before taking tylenol (acetaminophen)?  The alcohol consumed was 3 standard drinks, 24 hours ago.

You are clear to use: The alcohol is broken down in the liver using the same toxin removal system as the acetaminophen. If used at the same time their is some chance of a toxic effect on the delicate liver cells. Since the half life of alcohol is a couple of hours, the material is long gone and you can use the medication without any problem. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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