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Tylenol Regular Strength

(acetaminophen)

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Relieves pain and fever.

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Our bottom line

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

Quick facts about Tylenol
  • Drug class: Pain
  • Rx status: Over-the-counter
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (acetaminophen)
Prices and discounts
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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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How it works

Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) is an analgesic. It relieves pain and lowers fever by stopping the production of certain chemicals in the brain that cause both pain and fever.

Quick facts about Tylenol
  • Drug class: Pain
  • Rx status: Over-the-counter
  • Generic status: Lower-cost generic available (acetaminophen)

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Dosage forms

  • Pill
  • Chewable tablet
  • Dissolving tablet
  • Liquid
  • Suppository
  • Injection
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What to expect when you take Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) for Fever

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Side effect rates for Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen)

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Risks and Warnings for Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Medication administering errors
    • Injection formulation
    • Exceeding the recommended maximum daily limits

    The injectable version of Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) that's given in hospitals has to be prepared very carefully to prevent an overdose. In case of accidental overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is crucial for both adults and children, even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms. Keep all medicines safe and away from children.

    This is a black box warning. The FDA requires this warning when there is a significant risk of serious or life-threatening effects that anyone taking the drug should consider.

Means that some groups have a high risk of experiencing this side effect

Common concerns from people taking Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen)

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Alcohol
  • Drinking alcohol while taking Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) can damage your liver.
  • Heavy alcohol drinkers and people with liver problems should avoid using Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) since it can cause serious liver damage.
Kidneys and liver
  • Taking too much acetaminophen causes liver damage that can be permanent and life-threatening. Signs of liver problems may include dark urine, feeling tired, upset stomach or stomach pain, or yellow skin or eyes. If you notice any of these symptoms, call your doctor immediately. Avoid drinking alcohol when taking Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen). Avoid using Tylenol Regular Strength (acetaminophen) if you have existing liver problems since it can cause further damage.
  • Doesn't cause kidney damage and is also safe to use if you have heart problems or if you're pregnant.
  • 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.
Pain
  • Works well to relieve pain and fevers.
  • Good for fever & headache. Not so much for joint pain, sprains, ect.
  • It works well for pain in general, and tends to work quickly. It also lasts longer than other OTC medications. However it is not ideal for any form of inflammation or swelling. And it does not cover all types of pain.