Compare Tylenol vs. Coumadin
Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.
Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) effectively reduces fever and relieves pain, but it doesn't lower inflammation and swelling.
Coumadin (warfarin) is a cheap and effective medicine that prevents new blood clots. It requires regular blood tests and you'll need to eat, exercise, and take your medicines consistently.
- Works well to relieve pain and fevers.
- Good for menstrual cramps, toothaches, body aches, and mild arthritis pain.
- Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) causes less upset stomach, ulcers, bruising, and bleeding than other pain medications like aspirin and Advil.
- Doesn't cause kidney damage and is also safe to use if you have heart problems or if you're pregnant.
- Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) has been used for a long time and is generally safe for short-term use.
- Coumadin (warfarin) is available as a generic, so it should be less expensive than the brand version.
- In case you start bleeding too much while using Coumadin (warfarin), your doctor can give you another drug that reverses Coumadin (warfarin)'s effects.
- Coumadin (warfarin) comes in numerous strengths.
- Coumadin (warfarin) has been around for a long time and is one of the most commonly used 'blood thinner' medicines.
- Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) doesn't treat some kinds of pain as well as other medications like Advil.
- Drinking alcohol while taking Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) can damage your liver.
- To avoid hurting your liver, you need to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen you are taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold combination medicines.
- Heavy alcohol drinkers and people with liver problems should avoid using Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) since it can cause serious liver damage.
- Raises your risk of bleeding and bruising.
- Requires regular blood work, such as an INR, to make sure Coumadin (warfarin) is working correctly.
- Your daily dose of Coumadin (warfarin) can change if you change your diet, exercise patterns, or use of alcohol.
- A lot of other drugs and supplements interact with Coumadin (warfarin), so you'll need to check with your doctor or pharmacist before starting any new medicines.
- Chewable tablet
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- Accidental overdose and death
Medication administering errors
...and 2 more risk factors
- Liver damage
Drinking more than 2 alcoholic beverages a day
...and 2 more risk factors
- Life threatening bleeding
Coumadin (warfarin) dose too high
...and 8 more risk factors
- Harm to fetus
Women of childbearing age