Acetaminophen is used for pain relief and to reduce a fever. Peak plasma levels are seen within 0.5 to 2 hours after taking the drug and it has a half life of 2 to 4 hours. (the time taken for the drug level in plasma to reduce by half)
Propoxyphene is a centrally acting narcotic pain reliever for mild to moderate pain. Peak plasma levels are seen after 2 to 2.5 hours of taking the drug and it has a half life of 6 to 12 hours.
For more information see : https://www.drugs.com/mtm/acetaminophen-and-propoxyphene.html
- Acetaminophen Information for Consumers
- Acetaminophen Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Acetaminophen (detailed)
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