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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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While on lexapro can I take tylenol (acetaminophen)? Why isn't aleve safe?

While on lexapro can I take tylenol (acetaminophen)? Why isn't aleve safe?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (such as lexapro) may enhance the antiplatelet effect of NSAID (such as Aleve/Advil). NSAID may diminish the therapeutic effect of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors. That being said, many of my patients take both with no problems. ...Read more

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Can I use pamprin that contains pamabrom and pyrilamine and acetaminophen if im on lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can I use pamprin that contains pamabrom and pyrilamine and acetaminophen if im on lexapro (escitalopram)?

Combination of: Pyrilamine (a component of pamprin) and escitalopram may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. If you experience difficulties consult your prescriber. Best regards for relief. ...Read more

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I took Tylenol (acetaminophen) multi symp cold meds tonight not realizing it could potentially interact with my 5mg dose of lexapro. Last dose of lexapro was mon am.?

I took Tylenol (acetaminophen) multi symp cold meds tonight not realizing it could potentially interact with my 5mg dose of lexapro. Last dose of lexapro was mon am.?

Serotonin syndrome: Lexapro+dextromethorphan increase serotonin levels. High likelihood serious/life-threatening interaction. Signs and symptoms of XS serotonin: Agitation/restlessness, confusion, rapid heart rate and high blood pressure, dilated pupils, loss of muscle coordination or twitching muscles, muscle rigidity, heavy sweating, diarrhea. If Sxs severe and worsening seek emergency care, Best regards, ...Read more

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I'm on Lexapro & shouldn't mix Advil but I get a lot of headaches (not sure why, possibly tension? What alternatives are there? Tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't cut it

I'm on Lexapro & shouldn't mix Advil but I get a lot of headaches (not sure why, possibly tension? What alternatives are there? Tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't cut it

Water: Make sure to drink plenty of water, this should help with any head aches, you may feel like you are hungry but drink plenty of water and if the feeling hasn't gone away let me know :]. ...Read more

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Ian taking 10mg of lexapro, lately I have been experiencing a stiff neck and headaches, I read you cannot take aleve or Advil, Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not help?

Ian taking 10mg of lexapro, lately I have been experiencing a stiff neck and headaches, I read you cannot take aleve or Advil, Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not help?

Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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What to take panadol (acetaminophen) rapid for?

What to take panadol (acetaminophen) rapid for?

Pain or Fever: Panadal Rapid is Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) in USA same a Tylenol (acetaminophen) 500mgm tab sold in England and other countries used for pain and to reduce fever ...Read more

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How much panadol (acetaminophen) does it take to overdose?

How much panadol (acetaminophen) does it take to overdose?

Dose highly variable: Panadol (paracetamol) in uk and tylenol (acetaminophen)in north america
the toxic dose is variable in individuals. A single dose of 10 grms has a pretty good chance of causing toxicity. Intermittent doses more than 2grms a day if taken along with alcohol and/or other drugs toxic to liver can also cause toxicity. A single dose less than 10 grms with alcohol overdose can be toxic to liver. ...Read more

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Can I give my 1month old baby panadol (acetaminophen) syrup?

Can I give my 1month old baby panadol (acetaminophen) syrup?

Why?: This is tolerated well by a 1 month old to treat discomfort at a dose of 10 mg/2.2 lb/dose up to every 6 hours. If the child has a fever (f > 100.4), you need to call the kids doc and be seen today. ...Read more

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Can I take panadol (acetaminophen) together with movalis 7.5?

Can I take panadol (acetaminophen) together with movalis 7.5?

Yes: They may be taken together. Movalis is a Nonsteriodal Antiinflammatory and may be taken with acetominophen. ...Read more

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What is equivalent to panadol (acetaminophen) night in Canada?

What is equivalent to panadol (acetaminophen) night in Canada?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM: Is the exact equivalent of Panadol (acetaminophen) Night. Hope this helps. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take some panadol (acetaminophen) before going to bed?

Is it ok to take some panadol (acetaminophen) before going to bed?

Panadol (acetaminophen): Sure you can take one. The main issue is what are you taking it for? Pain, headache, backache etc... Do not take for no reason. ...Read more

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If I ate 2 panadols (acetaminophen) accidentally. What will happen?

Nothing: No side effects expected. The real question is how did it happen, and how to prevent it from happening again. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of taking 6-10 panadols (acetaminophen) every day?

What are the health risks of taking 6-10 panadols (acetaminophen) every day?

Failure: Of your liver and kidneys leading to serious illness and even death. Panadol should be taken only as directed. If you find that you still have pain, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I it safe to take another panadol (acetaminophen) a half hour after the first?

I it safe to take another panadol (acetaminophen) a half hour after the first?

Probably: Panadol is a form of Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen)). If you took 1 regular 325mg tylenol (acetaminophen) and repeated it 30 minutes later, there should be no problem. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take a second panadol (acetaminophen) within half an hour of the first?

Yes: Panadol (acetaminophen) is a powerful pain killer that has effects on your liver. You should not take more than every 4 hours. This number would less based on your age and function of your liver. Please see your general practitioner about the suitability based on your health. ...Read more

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What happens if you take two different panadol (acetaminophen) tablets at the same time?

What happens if you take two different panadol (acetaminophen) tablets at the same time?

Panadol (acetaminophen): It depends on the milligram dose. If each tablet has a high milligram dose - then you il have taken too much. If its the regular panadol (acetaminophen) 500mg - then nothing will happen, if its the enhanced type, then as log you do not exceed 2-2.5gm per day you are fine. ...Read more

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What quantity of panadol (acetaminophen) would it take to do damage/make someone pass out?

Wrong question 2 ask: But since you're asking, the answer is that it's time for you to seek medical attention for suicidal ideation. Of course, this being the Internet, I have no idea of intention behind your question/post. Perhaps you're asking out of concern for someone else. In which case, you can easily find answer by searching online w/o asking physician. But as a physician, I have to assume worst. Go to ER 4 help ...Read more

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What would happen if you were to eat a panadol (acetaminophen) tablet without having any sort of sickness?

Panadol (acetaminophen): If its just one tablet that you took accidentally - probably nothing will happen. ...Read more

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What to do if I am going to overdose on panadol (acetaminophen) tomorrow, say I don't succeed, what might happen to me?

Don't do it!: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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When should we use solpadeine of gsk instead of panadol (acetaminophen) advance? Is it the same strength of panadol (acetaminophen) extra?

It depends,,,: From what I gather, these are similar to tylenol (acetaminophen) in usa, only they have some other things added depending on which derivative you use. For example, the solpedeine migraine has Ibuprofen and Codeine along with the paracetamol/tylenol (acetaminophen) in it and panadol. This gives more pain relief and Ibuprofen can control inflammation also. So these differences can give different effects, etc. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I've been taking panadol (acetaminophen) night everynight for the past 6 years now, is this very unhealthy? I never took more than 1 or two pills per night.

Don't worry, but: Do think about a better solution to whatever this chronic pain is. Definitely avoid higher doses - there are long term damage to liver and other possible problems. Yu don't describe the issue but I hope it can be corrected, not just tolerated. Check it out! Be careful. Be well! ...Read more

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What will happen if I eat expired Panadol?

NothingWillHappen: Nothing bad will happen. Only it may not be 100% as effective as non expired. ...Read more

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How good are panadol (acetaminophen) on headaches?

Depends: Generally, panadol (acetaminophen) or the generic Acetaminophen is highly effective at relieving most headaches especially the common tension headache and those associated with allergy or sinus issues. Some headaches are more vascular or from other causes and these need treatment to of the underlying cause. If you are having frequent headaches talk to your md and/or dentist as it can indicate other serious issues. ...Read more

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What is panadol (acetaminophen) night side effect?

Drowsiness: There are many side effects of not just panadol, (acetaminophen) but any medications. Drowsiness is a side effect thus you should avoid driving or operating heavy machinery when on this medication. ...Read more

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How to know if allergic to panadol (acetaminophen)?

Like any other drug: Just like all medications there can be allergies which can be manifested as:
rash

hives

itching

swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs

hoarseness

difficulty breathing or swallowing. ...Read more

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Can I take a panadol (acetaminophen) for no reason?

No: All medications have potential side effects. Medications should only be taken if there is an indication. Take care. ...Read more

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Panadol (Definition)

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