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I am taking 2 antibiotics for gastrointestinal infection. One says no to NSAIDs. Is Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM an NSAID. As exhausted and ill as I am, can't sleep. ?

I am taking 2 antibiotics for gastrointestinal infection.  One says no to NSAIDs. Is Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM an NSAID.  As exhausted and ill as I am, can't sleep. ?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) PM: Is not an NSAID and could probably be used safely, if used in the correct dosage. Please check the bottle. Be careful not to take an excessive amount of Tylenol, (acetaminophen) since it can cause liver problems if used excessively. Otherwise, it is worth a try to help you sleep. Good luck. ...Read more

Nsaids (Definition)

Nsaid stands for non steroidal anti inflammatory agent. So the most potent anti inflammatory agents are steroids like prednisone. Nsaids are ...Read more


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Can you take Allegra D and Tylenol PM together?

Can you take Allegra D and Tylenol PM together?

Yes you can, however: if you are taking the tylenol pm to help you sleep, it might not work if you are taking the allegra-d 24 hours, if you are taking the allegra-d 12 hours in the morning so the tylenol pm would work at night. good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications ...Read more

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How does an nsaid differ from tylenol (acetaminophen)?

How does an nsaid differ from tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Anti-inflammatoy.: Nsaid is short for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. These drugs, in addition to being pain killing, stop inflammation. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) however, does not stop inflammation. It only stops pain, which means it is an analgesic. So if you need to stop inflammation, like in arthritis, use an nsaid, not tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) be mixed with a nsaid? Can I take both at the same time?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) be mixed with a nsaid? Can I take both at the same time?

NSAID + Tylenol (acetaminophen): Acetaminophen and nonsteroidals are metabolized differently, and can safely be taken in proximity to each other. Keep in mind that each acetaminophen dose should be spaced at least 4 hours apart, and NSAIDs should be spaced 6-8 hours apart. Even at therapeutic doses, long term use of Tylenol can result in toxicity. ...Read more

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Which is better for arthritis: Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAIDs?

Which is better for arthritis: Tylenol (acetaminophen) or NSAIDs?

You can try: each and find out the answer. In terms of safety, too much nsaids you need to be careful of irritating the lining of your stomach. ...Read more

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I have arthritus in neck and knees, is nsaids or tylenols (acetaminophen) better?

I have arthritus in neck and knees, is nsaids or tylenols (acetaminophen) better?

If pain is your main: Complaint, both tylenol (acetaminophen) and nsaids can be of benefit. If inflammation is playing a big part then the NSAID might help you get more relief. Either way, using a combination of both and not overdoing either can help minimize the gastric side effects and liver toxicity that can occur with nsaids and tylenol (acetaminophen) respectively. ...Read more

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Nsaids makes marks on my skin and Tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't help with tmj pain?

Marks?: Hives? Are you allergic? See MD/DO for allergy evaluation. TMJ pain often too severe for Tylenol (acetaminophen) to hide. Pain Meds mask symptoms, but don't cure the cause. For relief you have to find out why joint is painful and treat the cause. A bottle of pills from the drug store won't do it. See your Dentist...you need professional help. ...Read more

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Tylenol (Definition)

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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