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What is the difference between regular tylonel and tylonel arthritis?

What is the difference between regular tylonel and tylonel arthritis?

Higher dose: Tylenol arthritis is simply a higher dose (650 mg) of acetaminophen, the active ingredient in tylenol. Regular tylenol typically has 325 mg and the extra strength tylenol has 500 mg. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Is it okay to take Arthritis Strength Tylenol 625mg while taking Meloxicam 7.5mg qod?

Is it okay to take Arthritis Strength Tylenol 625mg while taking Meloxicam 7.5mg qod?

Medication : Yes it is ok to take Tylenol with meloxicam. If not improving please see your physician instead of continuing to take medications. ...Read more

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Is arthritis strength tylenol (acetaminophen) safe to take everyday?

Is arthritis strength tylenol (acetaminophen) safe to take everyday?

Probably: While tylenol (acetaminophen) is an over the counter medication it can cause problems with your liver if take at high doses at for a long period of time. ...Read more

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If preganant can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis pain caplets?

If preganant can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis pain caplets?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a pregnancy category b drug. However use any drug if only really needed during pregnancy. ...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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I take about 6-8 arthritis strength 8 hr Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 times a day. I have been for several weeks now. What kind of damage will that do?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Excessive TYLENOL (acetaminophen) intake( 2000 to 4000 mgs per day)can cause liver damage especially in conjunction with alcohol intake. Since you're not getting good relief with so much TYLENOL (acetaminophen), you may need an antiinflammatory medication which TYLENOL (acetaminophen) isn't. See your Physician or a rheumatologist to find out what is causing your symptoms and appropriate tests and treatment will be rendered. ...Read more

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Is tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis still safe / effective for pain if it expired 3 months ago?

Is tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis still safe / effective for pain if it expired 3 months ago?

Yes.: Yes. Fda labeling requirements have a substantial buffer! the commercial products have a sell by notation as well. Rest easy! ...Read more

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Can i drink a glass of wine after 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis?

Wine and Tylenol (acetaminophen): Not a great mix on a regular basis, but on a "one off" basis it should not be a problem. Both place enormous stress on the liver but in the dosages you are describing on an infrequent basis, it should not be a problem. ...Read more

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Could arthritis tylenol (acetaminophen) relieve restless leg syndrome temporarily?

Could arthritis tylenol (acetaminophen) relieve restless leg syndrome temporarily?

Not likely: Acetaminophen though good for pain including that of arthritis, is not that effective for restless legs syndrome (rls). In general, dopaminergics, such as Requip ; neupro, (rotigotine) opiates, benzodiazepines, and antiepileptics are used to treat rls. It may be a condition that can mimic rls, thus consulting a sleep medicine specialist to review your history thoroughly is recommended. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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If I take 1 arthrotec 75mg tablet is it ok to take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis 650mg tablets at the same time?

If I take 1 arthrotec 75mg tablet is it ok to take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis 650mg tablets at the same time?

Yes, Tylenol (acetaminophen) is 4-: -pain& arthrotec is an anti inflammatory med, & takes a little longer 4 its' effect 2 B noticed. B sure U watch Ur Tylenol (acetaminophen) intact from all sources! ...Read more

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Iplease tell me if sunbreeze essential oil is good for severe arthritis of the neck' should it be taken along with tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Depends: Sunbreeze has three essential oils in it, cassia, menthol & camphor. They have mixed results when studied scientifically. Its best to try it on yourself and see if it works. There are no clear contraindications to taking it with tylenol (acetaminophen). Please make sure you are taking less than 3 grams of tylenol (acetaminophen) a day. ...Read more

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Just took a handful of tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis and a handful of ibuprofen nothing bad can happen right?

Just took a handful of tylenol (acetaminophen) arthritis and a handful of ibuprofen nothing bad can happen right?

Wrong: Please pick up the phone and call the county crisis line where you live. Or call 911 or get yourself to the er. Whether this was a suicide attempt or not, you do not need to be feeling this bad. Please let this be a cry for help and the start of the next best day of your life. Get help there now. ...Read more

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If 800 mg of ibuprofen does not work, how many Tylenol (acetaminophen) 650 mg arthritis 8 hour tablets should I take with it?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) + ibuprofen: No interaction here so the answer is the same whether taking taking ibuprofen or not - as long as liver function is good. So, one cn take 3000-4000 mg aslirin per day in divided doses. Use the smaller dose for small persons. ...Read more

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I have arthritis in my knees, I am 21 years old, exercise regularly (including bootcamp twice/wk) I don't want to take tylenol (acetaminophen). Advice?

I have arthritis in my knees, I am 21 years old, exercise regularly (including bootcamp twice/wk) I don't want to take tylenol (acetaminophen). Advice?

Arthritis in knees: Are you sure you have arthritis or do you mean pain? Arthritis is unusual in a 21 year old unless you had an injury to the knee. Most knee pain in young people is treatable and you may want to see your doctor to get the correct diagnosis. It could be runners knee which is treated by quadriceps strengthening exercises which are essentially strait leg raises with some weight on your ankles. ...Read more

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My Dr wrote a script for Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for knee pain from arthritis and it said 1 -2tabs as needed can I take 2 at a time if i'm hurting bad in my knee.

My Dr wrote a script for Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for knee pain from arthritis and  it said 1 -2tabs as needed can I take 2 at a time if i'm hurting bad in my knee.

Knee pain: You can however it would be preferable for you to treat with non narcotic medicines which treat the cause. Ie,. For inflammation ,treat with an Nsaid such as voltaren or Lodine (etodolac) or day pro .etc. ...Read more

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My Dr Gave me tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for knee pain for arthritis cause i had knee surgery last yr. i took one & still hurting after 2 hrs. can i take another one.

My Dr Gave me tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for knee pain for arthritis cause i had knee surgery last yr. i took one & still hurting after 2 hrs. can i take another one.

Need more informati: We need more information. You should ask your physician to consider having you see a rheumatologist. Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 is just a narcotic which you should not take long term. Finding the diagnosis is your first step. ...Read more

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I take meloxacam for knee arthritis i take xtra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) which dosent help with my other aches is there anything stronger over-the-counter med?

I take meloxacam for knee arthritis i take xtra strength tylenol (acetaminophen) which dosent help with my other aches is there anything stronger over-the-counter med?

Antiinflammatory: Although there is mixed feeling about these medications for arthritis pain, try fish oil and glucosamine. These supplements are not proven to help with arthritic knee pain, but some patients have tried them. Also, ice is the most underrated antiinflammatory medicine. Ice, cold packs, frozen pees, may help decreased inflammatory pain. ...Read more

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Fell on floor all weight went to my palm. 6 month later wrist is little swollen. Doc said take tylenol (acetaminophen). Recom. Mri. I said no. Is this onset arthritis?

Fell on floor all weight went to my palm. 6 month later wrist is little swollen. Doc said take tylenol (acetaminophen). Recom. Mri. I said no. Is this onset arthritis?

Trauma that: Results in persistent pain should be investigated. Standard x-ray views of hand and wrist are often helpful if the views just the possibility of a fracture or ligament injury then sometimes an MRI can add more information. While arthritis can occur or posttraumatic discomfort can occur typically someone 37 years old one thinks more about the inflammatory arthritis and someone who fell one thinks about an injury. ...Read more

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What is the difference between Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 30mg codiene and statex 5mg morphene and which is stronger I have just been switched to statex?

What is the difference between Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 30mg codiene and statex 5mg morphene and which is stronger I have just been switched to statex?

Essentially none: in opioid equivalents codeine is 180 is equal to morphine 30. So 30 of codeine is equal to 5 of morphine but depending on the person there may be a 30-50% difference due to incomplete cross tolerance. ...Read more

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Other than the tylenol (acetaminophen) vs ibuprofen, wnat is the difference between norco and vicoprofen?

Other than the tylenol (acetaminophen) vs ibuprofen, wnat is the difference between norco and vicoprofen?

Noarcotic analgesic : They both have Hydrocodone as the first I gradient and it is Narcotic pain reliever. Check the strength. May be 5 or 10 mg. very strong pain medicine. And has addiction property. Therefore have to be very careful of its use. ...Read more

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The difference between tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine #3 and #4?

The difference between tylenol (acetaminophen) with codeine #3 and  #4?

Amount of Codeine: Both t#3 & t#4 contain 300mg Acetaminophen (tylenol). But while t#3 also contains 30mg of codeine, t#4 contains 60mg or twice as much. Fyi maximum daily dose of Codeine for pain purposes is 360mg; for Acetaminophen the maximum dose has been lowered from 4, 000mg daily down to 3, 000mg daily assuming you have no liver issues and don't drink alcohol to excess. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

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