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Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses--most commonly hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C--or by toxins such as alcohol. With hepatitis, the liver will swell and not work properly, failing to rid the ...Read more


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Is it safe to take aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen) if you have hepatitis c?

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Is it safe to take aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen) if you have hepatitis c?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) in large amounts can be toxic to liver. Aspirin might be ok if cleared by your pcp. ...Read more

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Which is safer for the body if used occasionally: tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin i've tried both, feel like i've had similar results with both that's why?

Which is safer for the body if used occasionally: tylenol (acetaminophen) or aspirin i've tried both, feel like i've had similar results with both that's why?

Both: Acetominophen (tylenol) intake should be limited to less than 4 grams daily. In excess, liver damage may occur. Aspirin can trigger asthma attacks, GI bleeding, allergic reactions, and intake should be limited to less that 3 grams daily. Occasional use and alternating them may be best. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use ibuprofen (advil), aspirin (bayer), and acetaminophen (tylenol) at the same time?

Why?: Any one of these medications is sufficient for pain relief. If you are taking low dose Aspirin for cardiac health, you may take Acetaminophen for pain relief. ...Read more

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Are there certain things that are more indicative of alcohol damage vs. Aspirin/tylenol damage?

Are there certain things that are more indicative of alcohol damage vs. Aspirin/tylenol damage?

History & labs: Of course if patient tells you they drink vs take/took Aspirin or tylenol, (acetaminophen) but also the liver function tests usually are initially elevated in different patterns between the two. If the damage progresses to failure, it becomes a moot point in short term critical care of patient. ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) considered an aspirin?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) considered an aspirin?

No, acetaminophen: Tylenol is the most widely promoted & purchased brand of acetaminophen, see: http://www.rxlist.com/tylenol-drug.htm, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tylenol, http://courses.chem.psu.edu/chem36/Chem36H/IndivExpt1/461%20Acetaminophen.pdf & http://fp.ucalgary.ca/FMResidentSecure/Articles/acetaminophen[2].pdf for a variety of information on th acetaminophen molecule. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Den
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

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