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Is arthritis strength tylenol (acetaminophen) safe to take everyday?

Is arthritis strength tylenol (acetaminophen) safe to take everyday?

Probably: While tylenol (acetaminophen) is an over the counter medication it can cause problems with your liver if take at high doses at for a long period of time. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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I take about 6-8 arthritis strength 8 hr Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 times a day. I have been for several weeks now. What kind of damage will that do?

I take about 6-8 arthritis strength 8 hr Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 times a day. I have been for several weeks now. What kind of damage  will that do?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Excessive TYLENOL (acetaminophen) intake( 2000 to 4000 mgs per day)can cause liver damage especially in conjunction with alcohol intake. Since you're not getting good relief with so much TYLENOL (acetaminophen), you may need an antiinflammatory medication which TYLENOL (acetaminophen) isn't. See your Physician or a rheumatologist to find out what is causing your symptoms and appropriate tests and treatment will be rendered. ...Read more

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I take meloxacam for knee arthritis i take xtra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) which dosent help with my other aches is there anything stronger over-the-counter med?

I take meloxacam for knee arthritis i take xtra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) which dosent help with my other aches is there anything stronger over-the-counter med?

Antiinflammatory: Although there is mixed feeling about these medications for arthritis pain, try fish oil and glucosamine. These supplements are not proven to help with arthritic knee pain, but some patients have tried them. Also, ice is the most underrated antiinflammatory medicine. Ice, cold packs, frozen pees, may help decreased inflammatory pain. ...Read more

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If preganant can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis pain caplets?

If preganant can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis pain caplets?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a pregnancy category b drug. However use any drug if only really needed during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis still safe / effective for pain if it expired 3 months ago?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis still safe / effective for pain if it expired 3 months ago?

Yes.: Yes. Fda labeling requirements have a substantial buffer! the commercial products have a sell by notation as well. Rest easy! ...Read more

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If I take 1 arthrotec 75mg tablet is it ok to take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis 650mg tablets at the same time?

If I take 1 arthrotec 75mg tablet is it ok to take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis 650mg tablets at the same time?

Yes, Tylenol (acetaminophen) is 4-: -pain& arthrotec is an anti inflammatory med, & takes a little longer 4 its' effect 2 B noticed. B sure U watch Ur Tylenol (acetaminophen) intact from all sources! ...Read more

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I take Mobic 15 mg for arthritis. can i take 2 Aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) together. ?

I take Mobic 15 mg for arthritis. can i take 2 Aleve or tylenol (acetaminophen) together. ?

NSAIDs: U should not mix Mobic and Aleve as this may cause troubles with kidneys, blood pressure, stomach etc. On the other hand combination of Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Aleve or Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Mobic is acceptable and some times advisable. Hope u feel better. ...Read more

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Can you take tylenol (acetaminophen) for cold symptoms if you are already taking celebrex (for arthritis pain)?

Pain medications: Yes, you can take tylenol (acetaminophen) in addition to a NSAID such as Ibuprofen or celebrex, but you do not want to take both medications on a regular basis. Often the occasional dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) will provide good relief :). ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

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