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User Reviews for Acetaminophen

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6.9
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6.7
Sciatica 2 reviews 280 medications
   
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Summary of Acetaminophen reviews 38 reviews 6.6

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Tylenol Cool Caplet Extra Strength (acetaminophen) for Pain: "Took one capsule before going to bed for a week to help sleep (arthritis). Had a reaction of hypertension and tachycardia. Stopped taking anything extra beside regular meds. Took it again about a month later. Had the same reaction, only much worse. Ended up in the OR. Realized what the cause was. I have never taken anymore and condition has not returned after three months. My doctors were not aware of this reaction from Tylenol until I found this site."

   
4.0

Soldiermom (taken for less than 1 month) February 4, 2017

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Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for Pain: "Administered an IV bolus of 600mg of Paracetamol to a patient in severe to moderate pain and patient suddenly started sleeping off but that was not expected so I checked and found the pulse unrecordable and BP not measurable. Quickly gave and IV bolus of saline and restored vitals and subsequently monitored patient for the next six hours. I think the effect of rapid administration IV should be hammered on."

   
6.0

Innocent. O January 9, 2017

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Coles Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for Pain: "Although I have a side effect of dry mouth and mild dizziness it takes away the pain as it should. The dry mouth appears when taking 4 or more in and 12hr period. Whereas the dizziness is more immediate 1hr after indigestion but dissipates an 1 to 2 hrs after ingestion."

   
7.0

Great for muscle pain (taken for less than 1 month) October 22, 2016

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Tylenol Extra Strength (acetaminophen) for Pain: "I started taking Tylenol Extra Strength for pain after a deep puncture wound requiring skin glue. It's powerful stuff, so I never took more than 1,000 milligrams (2 pills) at a time. The max daily dose is 4,000 milligrams, but I never need(ed) that much; about half of that does the trick for me. I haven't had any negative side effects, but I worry I may become dependent on it if I don't taper off soon. I've read what it can do to a person's liver..."

   
10

Brookie Kooky August 22, 2016

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) for Pain: "For migraines tylenol works better than ibuprofen for me"

   
10

be2 (taken for 5 to 10 years) August 15, 2015

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Tylenol Extra Strength (acetaminophen) for Sciatica: "I have found very little relief from this otc medication."

   
1.0

skb1020 (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 10, 2015

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Vitapap (acetaminophen) for Pain: "Good"

   
10

two much giggles May 3, 2015

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Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for Pain: "Paracetamol has no pain- relief effect on me, whatsoever."

   
1.0

Paracetamol_doesn't_work (taken for less than 1 month) March 19, 2015

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) for Pain: "I would take two 500mg pills once a day. I used it for occasional tooth aches because of my braces. It helped alot. Alot better than ibuprofen or naproxen actually."

   
8.0

Dyl bruh (taken for 10 years or more) March 15, 2015

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Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for Pain: "Helps lower my blood sugar. I take 500 mg a day I live in the UK."

   
10

John Boing (taken for 10 years or more) December 14, 2013

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For Pain: "Help’s some but, not much."

   
6.0

Steve Pig (taken for 2 to 5 years) November 4, 2013

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) for Pain: "MUCH less effective than aspirin or other NSAIDS, does nothing for me for headaches or arthritis."

   
1.0

capt.tom October 25, 2013

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Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for Muscle Pain: "Great for backache."

   
10

iansmed (taken for 5 to 10 years) July 23, 2013

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Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for Muscle Pain: "It's for fever and muscle pain. It's the best if you have a muscle pain after training or the next day. 30 minutes after taking the pill you will be just fine."

   
9.0

LeJzi January 27, 2013

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) for Pain: "It works decently, but it's not strong enough for my back pain."

   
5.0

Anonymous September 22, 2011

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) for Sciatica: "Tylenol does nothing for my sciatica. The pain is there all the time."

   
1.0

Anonymous August 5, 2011

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) for Fever: "Pain: not very effective. No side effects, easy to use. Fever: definitely a 10. Always helps. This got a high rating due to the fever-reducing."

   
9.0

Quorrah May 10, 2011

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For Pain: "Tylenol PM helps me so much with my pain at night because at night my back pain is the worst and every once in a while I take a Tylenol PM and I feel great and can sleep well and I also feel better the next couple days. "

reneefrendewey May 5, 2011

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) for Pain: "Only over the counter pain med I can take with Crohn's disease. All other pain killers have some degree of aspirin in them. For those with stomach diseases acetaminophen (Tylenol) is the only thing we can take."

   
9.0

Anonymous January 26, 2011

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Paracetamol (acetaminophen) for Pain: "I have found Tylenol and other equivalents to be relatively ineffective in reducing pain associated with my Degenerative Disk Disease (Neck Pain, Severe Headaches, Lower Back Pain). I have had some success with tramadol coupled with muscle relaxants, Tylenol with codeine and Vicodin (5 and 7.5 mg). I also had good results with Aleve, until I started to have stomach problems."

doctorcasey September 11, 2010

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Tylenol 8 Hour (acetaminophen) for Pain: "The best over the counter pain reliever I've ever found."

   
9.0

Anonymous June 18, 2010

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) for Pain: "Its a good painkiller."

   
10

poorbear March 16, 2010

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Vitapap (acetaminophen) for Pain: "This drug is amazing."

   
10

Billy Dickleford January 26, 2010

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Feverall (acetaminophen) for Pain: "My daughter has autism and when she is sick she will not swallow anything. The only way to get rid of her sore throat or fever is to use Feverall."

   
10

my baby November 14, 2009

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For Fever: "My son has had a lo-grade fever for three days. I've had him on Tylenol every 4 hours but decided to try Motrin instead during his regular dosing schedule. It didn't do a thing. His fever kept rising. Tylenol is the only thing that has worked for him."

   
9.0

Anonymous November 3, 2009

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