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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


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How can I help reduce the side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) 3?

How can I help reduce the side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) 3?

Stop taking it: If you are having side effects the best thing is to stop taking it and let your doctor give you other choices. ...Read more

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What if I take 5 tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength what are the side effects?

What if I take 5 tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength what are the side effects?

Not a good idea: Not a good way to loose weight. You will do your body harm. Eat a balanced diet with portion moderation and daily exercise 1/2 -1 hour per day. A safe weight loss is 1-2 pounds a week. You need to burn off 3500 more calories than you take in to lose 1 pound. ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) safe (in case of an overdose)? Side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen)? What does tylenol (acetaminophen) do? Anything else I should know about tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) safe (in case of an overdose)? Side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen)? What does tylenol (acetaminophen) do? Anything else I should know about tylenol (acetaminophen)?

No: Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose is extremely unsafe - it causes irreversible liver injury and liver failure. There is an antidote if taken quickly, if you have accidentally or intentionally taken a tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose, go immediately to the nearest er! ...Read more

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Less side effects: motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Less side effects: motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Both help with pain: But Motrin is an antiinflamatory as well. This blocks prostaglandins wich causes inflamation and pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a simple pain reliever and not an antiiinflamatory agent. Motrin can cause ulcers, kidney failure, and possibly cardivascular enents such as heart attacks. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose?

What are the side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Over 4 grams will produce a metabolite that will injure your liver. Otherwise sometimes asthma rarely, rash GI effects rarely. ...Read more

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Are tylenol (acetaminophen) side effects different for the elderly?

Lower dose: The maximum dose for Acetaminophen has gotten lower over the years, as there has been more liver problems related to it, at even what we though were 'safe' doses. The maximum dose is 2.4 gms a day and probably less for someone that is frail or who drinks alcohol (. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine for pain?

What are some side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine for pain?

Similar to morphine: Codiene is classed as an opiate. The parent drug of this class is morphine. The side effects are similar for all drugs in the class and include itching, nausea, vomiting, euphoria, drowsiness, dry mouth, depression, urinary retention (difficulty urinating) and constipation. A potentially serious side effect is respiratory depression or a slowing of respirations leading to respiratory arrest. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the common side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine?

Does anyone know the common side effects of tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine?

T#3: Constipation is a universal side effect with term use. Sedation is a potential side effect that eventually go away due to tolerance. Nausea vomiting itchiness. Constipation is the only side effect that is persistent. ...Read more

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I am almost always having headaches and on tylenol (acetaminophen) a lot because I am switching medicines. Is there a way to subside those side effects?

See doctor: First see a doctor to find out why you are having so much headaches. One of the reasons may well be taking too much tylenol (acetaminophen). Your doctor may well try to wean you off of tylenol (acetaminophen) gradually to allow your headache to improve. Do note that too much tylenol (acetaminophen) may be toxic to your liver. ...Read more

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Is it uncommon to have no side effects when beginning to take zoloft (sertraline)? Also is it okay to take aceteminophen (tylenol) while on zoloft (sertraline)?

Is it uncommon to have no side effects when beginning to take zoloft (sertraline)? Also is it okay to take aceteminophen (tylenol) while on zoloft (sertraline)?

NOT UNCOMMON....: ....At all to not have side effects to zoloft (sertraline)! in general it is a very well-tolerated antidepressant, especially if it is not started in doses that are too high. And yes, you can take tylenol (acetaminophen) when necessary while you are on zoloft. Good luck to you in treating your anxiety. ...Read more

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Can paracetamol or tylenol (acetaminophen) have any odd psychologial side effects?

No: Other than a rare headache (paradoxically, since tylenol (acetaminophen) is a good treatment for headache), there aren't any psychological side effects associated with the drug. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) what the side effects of taking over-the-counter medication?

Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) what the side effects of taking over-the-counter medication?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is used to treat headache, muscle aches, toothaches, and fevers.
In general, tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe when given in in therapeutic doses by the physician.
There are many over the counter tylenol (acetaminophen) medications which may cause side effects:
nausea and vomiting
insomnia
skin rash, hives, or itching
sore throat
fatigue
liver damage
talk to your parents about your symptoms and see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Husband home after I/O surgery on bi-cep tendon was given Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and Percocet which is better for pain and less side effects? Are they the same?

Husband home after I/O surgery on bi-cep tendon was given Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 and Percocet which is better for pain and less side effects? Are they the same?

Meds: Both these meds have acetaminophen codeine has a history of more nausea and upset stomach. Either one can help pain and depends on the individual response as to which is more powerful the Percocet is considered more of an abuse drug by the FDA/ DEA ...Read more

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I took 16 Aleve pills, 7 advils, and 4 tylenols (acetaminophen) in the past 10 hours. How urgent is a doctor and what side effects may occur?

I took 16 Aleve pills, 7 advils, and 4 tylenols (acetaminophen) in the past 10 hours. How urgent is a doctor and what side effects may occur?

Get Help ASAP!: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe up to 4, 000 mg a day. NSAIDs: 16 aleve pills and 7 advils maybe enough to make a hole in the stomach and it can seriously damage your liver. Bleeding to death internally is very painful. Get help ASAP! ...Read more

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Can I take solodyn, Advil or tylenol, (acetaminophen) and multivitamins together? What are the potential drug interactions? Side effects? Thanks.

Can I take solodyn, Advil or tylenol, (acetaminophen) and multivitamins together? What are the potential drug interactions? Side effects? Thanks.

Not at same time: Solodyn (minocycline) has many interactions; taking with calcium (usually found in multivits) can reduce absorption- they should be taken at least 2 hours apart.
Solodyn (minocycline) kills our friendly intestinal flora which can lead to yeast overgrowth ; a wide range of side effects. It's wise to take probiotics ; not use it very long. Topical antibiotics ok. Regular Ibuprofen use can cause ulcers ; GI bleeds. See comment:. ...Read more

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I've had a Head ache on the right side of my head for the last 6 days. No dizziness, no side effects. Tylenol (acetaminophen) works but when wore off, pain is back.

I've had a Head ache on the right side of my head for the last 6 days. No dizziness, no side effects. Tylenol (acetaminophen) works but when wore off, pain is back.

Focal headache: Because you are young the most probable answer will be migraine driven by stress (migraine by itself only tends to last for a few hours, or until sleep). Being on Celexa (citalopram) might support this possibility. On the other hand, focal persistent headache raises the question of a "secondary headache" disorder where headache is a symptom of another disorder. Probably should see you PCP for eval. ...Read more

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Topamax (topiramate) substitute for weekly migraines w/no weight gain&memory loss side effects? Tylenol, NSAIDs&neurontin don't work. On trileptal, klon, &wellbutrin now

Topamax (topiramate) substitute for weekly migraines w/no weight gain&memory loss side effects? Tylenol, NSAIDs&neurontin don't work. On trileptal, klon, &wellbutrin now

Weekly migraine: Most people would not take a medicine every day to prevent a migraine that occurs once per week. Unless that migraine lasts several days.

Substitutes for topamax (topiramate) could be propranolol, magnesium, or valproate perhaps. Normally wellbutrin and propranolol are not used together, in case the mood worsens.

Why are you using trileptal? Your side effects may occur due to medicine interactions. ...Read more

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I am taking augmentine 500mg/125mg with panadol (acetaminophen) what are my side effects?

Yes: Panadol (acetaminophen) used for pain/fever and augmentin (antibiotic)for treating infection. If panadol is 500 mg/ tablet limit use to 4-6 tabs daily/reduce alcohol intake to avoid liver issues. Some common side effects of augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) nausea/vomiting, stomach/abdominal pain are also side effects seen with liver issues. Report watery/bloody diarrhea/dark urine to doctor finish augmentin (use lots of water. ...Read more

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Side effects of tylonol?

Side effects of tylonol?

Not many: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a safe drug for most patients but anyone with liver diseases should avoid it. There are very few side effects in healthy patients. ...Read more

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Side effects of tempra (acetaminophen)?

Side effects of tempra (acetaminophen)?

Tempra (acetaminophen): Side effects of the liquid suspension of paracetamol (used for children) or the tablets, are mild to non-existent if used at recommended doses. It does not cause stomach irritation or blood thinning, unlike aspirin. Continued use over long period of time in adults can affect the liver, if there is history of alcohol use, and in very young children it may trigger asthma or eczema (controversial). ...Read more

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What are the side effects of panadol (acetaminophen)?

What are the side effects of panadol (acetaminophen)?

See below: Allergy is always a possibility. Stomach irritation, kidney damage, liver damage. In general it is fairly safe to use within the recommended doses. ...Read more

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Side effects of too much tempra (acetaminophen) for a baby?

Liver damage: Tempra (acetaminophen) is broken down in the liver as it is removed from the body. Too much can cause injury to the liver cells. ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of taking panadol (acetaminophen) night regularly?

See details: It depends on the total daily dose. If you stay under 2, 500 mg daily the risk is relatively small. Higher levels carry significant risk of liver toxicity and certain hematologic disorders. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of tempra (acetaminophen) when given at a higher dose (higher than recommended) and on a regular basis on a small child (4 years old)?

What are the side effects of tempra (acetaminophen) when given at a higher dose (higher than recommended) and on a regular basis on a small child (4 years old)?

DANGER: Tempra (acetaminophen) is a form of Acetaminophen (tylenol), metabolized by the liver. Overdosage can lead to liver damage; which can be fatal. There are no warning signs of overdosage. Doctors diagnose od using blood levels and the number or hours since the last ingestion. Successful treatment depends upon prompt identification and initiation of therapy. Stop using med, call poison control now! 800-222-1222. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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