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Are aspirin, acetaminophen and ibuprofen equally good at preventing heart attacks?

Are aspirin, acetaminophen and ibuprofen equally good at preventing heart attacks?

Only Aspirin Daily: Only Aspirin is indicated for prevention of heart attack acetaminophen and ibuprophen are not used and not recommended for prevention of heart attack. ...Read more

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


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Can i hurt my liver or heart taking 30mg codeine and 975mg tylenol (acetaminophen) once every week or two? Long term not as a single dosage. So 26-30 times per year

Can i hurt my liver or heart taking 30mg codeine and 975mg tylenol (acetaminophen) once every week or two? Long term not as a single dosage. So 26-30 times per year

Depends: It depends on how you metabolize it. Also why are you taking it? Should have a good reason to be on an opiod. Long term no matter how often you take it. ...Read more

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil for a headache for a heart patient?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil for a headache for a heart patient?

If you take: Baby Aspirin then avoid use of advil because it can counteract anti-clotting effects of aspirin. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a good drug for headaches. ...Read more

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Could Acetaminophen cause Diarrhea and slight increase in the heart rate at rest?

Could Acetaminophen cause Diarrhea and slight increase in the heart rate at rest?

Doubtful: but diarrhea by lowering how much volume is in your circulation will trigger a compensatory increase in heart rate. Tylenol doesn't have much effect on the gut and many things including stress can cause (mild) diarrhea. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, ...Read more

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I have been having chest pains, and sometimes goes into my back. How do I know if it is my heart or not? It usually goes away with tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofe

I have been having chest pains, and sometimes goes into my back. How do I know if it is my heart or not? It usually goes away with tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofe

Pain: Lots of possible causes for those pains. More information needed to speculate on cause. Probably musculoskeletal. Your doc can check and reassure you or work up if needed. ...Read more

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Can Tylenol (acetaminophen) raise your blood pressure and heart rate?

Can Tylenol (acetaminophen) raise your blood pressure and heart rate?

Not if you take it: in a short period of a time. However acetaminophen, like the anti-inflammatory drugs, has been linked to high blood pressure, according to the researchers. ...Read more

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Is it safe for you to take tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine if you suffer from heart disease?

Is it safe  for you to take tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine if you suffer from heart disease?

Imo yes: Interestingly the real killer is stress and other causes of imbalance in supply and demand of oxygen to the coronary arteries and decreasing levels of stress hormones in the bloodstream. In cases of bad pain opioids of which tylenol (acetaminophen) with c is one actually can blunt the stress response. ...Read more

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Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) instead of aspirin to prevent heart problems?

Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) instead of aspirin to prevent heart problems?

No: No, tylenol (acetaminophen) is antipyretic( fever reducer) and pain reliever and that's about it. It does nothing for cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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If someone takes motrin, Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) can she have a heart attack ?

If someone takes motrin, Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) can she have a heart attack ?

NSAIDs: Like advil or aleve or celebrex, etc can cause platelet aggregation and have despite low, the propensity to cause heart attack or stroke. Who are at more risk are the ones who need Aspirin for protection who have preexisting risk. These medicines counteract the protective effect of aspirin. Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not belong to this class. ...Read more

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I'm on aspirin for my heart problem. Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache?

I'm on aspirin for my heart problem. Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache?

YES: If you have to take the tyelnol more than weekly for your headache; see your doctor to find out the cause of the headache. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is removed by the liver so make sure you don't have liver problems or other medications that may interact with the tylenol (acetaminophen) or cause problems for the liver in combination. Your doctor should be able to help you identify potential problems. ...Read more

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