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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

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What is the difference between tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin?

What is the difference between tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin?

One is an analgesic: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is in the class of analgesics that will help with the pain and reduce your fever.
Motrin is an anti-inflammatory that reduces the inflammation and swelling and will secondarily reduce pain to the area. ...Read more

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What is the difference between motrin, tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil?

What is the difference between motrin, tylenol (acetaminophen) and advil?

Motrin=advil: Motrin and advil are brand names of ibuprofen, which is an anti-inflammatory and pain reliever. Tylenol is the brand name for acetaminophen, another pain reliever. You can save some money and just go for either Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen and skip the name brands. ...Read more

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What is the difference between aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen?

What is the difference between aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) and ibuprofen?

Effect on baby: Aspirin and Ibuprofen are related anti-inflammatory pain medicines. They should be avoided in pregnancy, especially in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters because they can close an important valve in the baby's heart. This valve normally closes at the time of birth which is why they can be taken post-partum. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a pain reliever that does not have this effect on the baby and is safe in pregnancy. ...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

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I was prescribed Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for tooth pain, I have never taken it before but have taken hydrocodone 5/325, what is the difference between them?

I was prescribed Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for tooth pain, I have never taken it before but have taken hydrocodone 5/325, what is the difference between them?

Narcotic pain meds: Codeine and hydrocodone are both opiates used for acute pain management. Hydrocodone 5/325 is a stronger opiate formulation than Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 w/codeine. Both are potentially addictive forms of medication and should only be administered by a physician. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with RA. I have pain 24/7. I'm allergic to NSAIDS. Is Norco or Tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 better for pain? What is the difference between those meds?

I was diagnosed with RA. I have pain 24/7. I'm allergic to NSAIDS. Is Norco or Tylenol (acetaminophen) 4 better for pain? What is the difference between those meds?

Better is relative: Some patients have improved RA pain with opiates, but they do nothing to actually treat the condition. There are several other potential treatments-pharmacologic & natural alternatives that may help incl. Avoiding inflaming substances like table sugar.NSAIDs decrease inflammation, thus decreasing pain. Opiates do nothing for RA but, in some cases make the pain more bearable. ...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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Difference between panadol, tylenol, (acetaminophen) Advil?

2 pain relievers: Panadol and tylenol (acetaminophen) are brand names for what is called Acetaminophen in the U.S. And paracetamol in most other parts of the world. It is a pain reliever without anti-inflammatory properties. Advil is ibuprofen, an anti-inflammatory drug. Acetaminophen is easier on the stomach and kidneys than ibuprofen, but can cause liver damage if taken in excessive doses. ...Read more

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Does oxycodone 10/325 have more or less tylenol (acetaminophen) than 10/650 n wats da difference?

10/650 has more: The first number in the 10/325 or 10/650 is the oxycodone dose. The second number in that formulation is the amount of tylenol (or acetaminophen). The 10/650 will have twice the tylenol as the 10/325. Some people respond better with more tylenol, but this also limits how often you can take it in a day due to increased chance of liver toxicity. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Robaxisal contains codeine phosphate and tylenol (acetaminophen) contains codeine, what's the difference?

Robaxisal contains codeine phosphate and tylenol (acetaminophen) contains codeine, what's the difference?

Not totally true: Robaxisal is a combination of aspirin and a muscle relaxant. It does not contain codeine. Robaxisal-C contains the same two components plus codeine. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a mild pain reliever and not a muscle relaxant. ...Read more

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What does tylenol (acetaminophen) pm do?

Acetaminophen&Diphen: It has two ingredients
1acetaminophen500 mgm pain reliever
2diphenylhydramine 25 mgm to help you sleep
so it is to relieve pain and help you sleep, that's why it is taken pm. ...Read more

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Do they make a Tylenol (acetaminophen) 5?

No: Tylenol #3 has 30 mg of codeine, and #4 has 60 mg of codeine, but there is no #5. Both #3 and #4 contain 300 mg of acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Can expired tylenol (acetaminophen) pm hurt?

Are you talking 2: Days past the expiration date or 2 years? Sorry, you haven't provided us with any parameters here. ...Read more

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Can adults take baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Can adults take baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Yes: You would need to take a lot more pills to achieve an adequate adult dose. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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