Compare Tylenol vs. Lodine

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Relieves pain and fever.

Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) effectively reduces fever and relieves pain, but it doesn't lower inflammation and swelling.

3.7/ 5 average rating with 1002 reviewsforTylenol
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Upsides
  • 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.
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Downsides
  • 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.
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Used for
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Osteoarthritis Pain Rheumatoid arthritis
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Chewable tablet
  • Dissolving tablet
  • Liquid
  • Suppository
  • Injection
  • Pill
  • Extended release
Price
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Reviews
1002 reviews so far
77%
saidit'sworth it
37%
saiditworked well
3%
saidit'sa big hassle

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Side effects
The Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Lodine (Etodolac) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and risk factors
  • Accidental overdose and death
    • Medication administering errors
    • Injection formulation
    • Exceeding the recommended maximum daily limits
  • Liver damage
    • Drinking more than 2 alcoholic beverages a day
    • Taking with other Tylenol-containing medicines
    • History of liver disease
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