Is acetaminophen the same as Tylenol?
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Oct 26, 2020.
Acetaminophen is a pain reliever for mild to moderate pain, such as headaches, muscles aches, backache, and toothaches, and fevers.
Acetaminophen does not have anti-inflammatory effects like ibuprofen, but may be safer to take if you use a blood thinner.
Typically, generic acetaminophen or store brands would be more affordable than the brand name product Tylenol.
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