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Tylenol (acetaminophen) is better than acetamenophen for pain killer?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) is better than acetamenophen for pain killer?

They are the same: Tylenol = acetaminophen. Tylenol is a brand name while Acetaminophen is generic name and ingredient. ...Read more

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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Is Tylenol better than Advil for headache?

Is Tylenol better than Advil for headache?

Tylenol: They both may relieve headache. Advil has an additional effect of being anti-inflammatory and Tylenol does not but doesn't irritate the stomach lining or cause fluid retention. Because of this I would favor taking Tylenol if it's effective. ...Read more

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Is ultracet better for controlling arthritus pain than coated aspirin or extra-strength tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Is ultracet better for controlling arthritus pain than coated aspirin or extra-strength tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Different pain meds: Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is a combination of Tramadol(Ultam) is an opoid pain medication and acetaminophen(Tylenol) and is a stronger pain med than Aspirin and Extra strength Tylenol.We do not use Aspirin for pain that much as it can cause stomach bleeding if taken in therapeutic doses. Depends on the pain level.Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is stronger than extra strength Tylenol but can be habit forming and can cause constipation ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 is better than percocet for my back pain?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) #3 is better than percocet for my back pain?

Depends: Choice of pain meds in terms of efficaciousness as well as side effects is very much an individual thing i.E people react differently. ...Read more

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Which is better for arthritis knee pain tylenol (acetaminophen) extra or alieve?

Which is better for arthritis knee pain tylenol (acetaminophen) extra or alieve?

Either: Would try tylenol (acetaminophen) first. If does not help the try aleve. Be aware that any overuse of either of these medications can have side effects. Best to discuss and be followed up by your pcp. If does not help may need injection. ...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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What is better for back pain, aleve, advil, or tylenol (acetaminophen)?

What is better for back pain, aleve, advil, or tylenol (acetaminophen)?

It depends on the ca: You should not take these drugs without knowing thec ause of your pain.Tylenol (acetaminophen) is the safest but alleve and advil are more potent in releiving pain.But they can cause gastritis(stomach irritation)and sometimes bleeding from your stomach. ...Read more

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Is esgic (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) an effective pain reliever other than for headaches?

Is esgic (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) an effective pain reliever other than for headaches?

Yes: Esgic, (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) also known by the name Fioricet contains butalbital (a barbiturate), caffeine and acetaminophen. It can help for pain other then headache. You have to be very cautious with barbiturates however. They can cause significant CNS depression. And if used too often can cause rebound headaches. It would be safer to use Acetaminophen or an NSAID alone. ...Read more

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Is mobic any stronger than tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve?

Is mobic any stronger than tylenol (acetaminophen) or aleve?

Depends on patient: Mobic (meloxicam) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent (nsiad). Aleve (naproxen) is also an nsaid. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is not an anti-inflammatory medicine. Mobic lasts longer and in most cases needs to be taken once daily. Patients react differently to nsaids. So the efficacy frequently is patient dependent. ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin better for older adults for the flu?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) or motrin better for older adults for the flu?

Both work, but...: Both are effective at reducing fever, aches and pains. Both are generally safe, in appropriate doses. Motrin is antiinflammatory, tylenol (acetaminophen) is not. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can affect liver function, especially in drinkers. Motrin can irritate stomachs, can cause bleedingulcers, or kidney problems. Side effects/risks can vary with underlying medical condition, other meds, dosage, and duration of use. Ask your doc. ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) effective for toothaches?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) effective for toothaches?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen is usually more effective for short term pain relief from a toothache. Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not treat inflammation which is a cause of the pain with a toothache. Be sure to see your dentist asap. ...Read more

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What is better for virus pain naproxen or ibuprofen?

What is better for virus pain naproxen or ibuprofen?

Which ever you can: They are the same class of medication. I take the aleve (naproxen) because the ibuprofeb upsets my stomach. ...Read more

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Which is better for a toothache Advil (ibuprofen) pm or tramadol?

See dentist: There is a disease related reason for a toothache. See a dentist. Some patients respond better to different medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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Analgesic (Definition)

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