FDA Approved Drugs and User Comments: ACETAMINOPHEN, INFANTS’ FEVERALL

User Comments:

Tylenol (acetaminophen) for Sciatica: “Tylenol is the only OTC medication that helps my sciatica”

Tony February 25, 2018

Tylenol 8 Hour (acetaminophen) for Pain: “I use it a few times per week for pain flares with my chronic pain. It seems to work better than extra strength and longer. I don’t need to rely on my oxycodone as much now that I take this for some pain flares. That being said, not every pain flare is the same and I end up still using one of my oxycodone. I’m allowed up to 4 per day, but now I take one or two since I started to use Tylenol 8 hour. I use the store brand of it too and it works just as well.”

cvdixon29 (taken for 1 to 2 years) December 21, 2017

For Pain: “It cannot be overstated how dangerous this medication is.Over 100 teens DIE yearly in the USA ALONE from an Acetaminophen OD.I believe personal experience is illustrative & common so I’ll share.The child was not truly trying to harm herself, as with most, they don’t think it can harm them, their desire is to regain control.They may vomit – regardless, they wake the next morning feeling embarrassed but fine, unaware their liver is dying inside them – & by the time they realize they are sick, nothing can be done.Please EDUCATE YOUR CHILDREN ON THE DANGERS of this is liver-killing POISON!NEVER EXCEED recommended dosage, I never go above 3 doses daily, & NEVER MIX WITH ALCOHOL!I also avoid APAP meds, 5Mg oxycone, not Percocet, etc”

Dedicated_dad (taken for 10 years or more) November 15, 2017

For Pain: “Two 500 mg caplets taken at a time, 4 times a day. Did not work at all for my severe pain resulting from an abscessed tooth.Only got relief when using two 500 mg caplets of Bayer aspirin.”

Matthias N (taken for less than 1 month) October 2, 2017

Tylenol Arthritis Pain (acetaminophen) for Muscle Pain: “It helps slightly but with Ehlers-Danlos and recurrent dislocations/subluxations it only helps a little if at all. It might help much more with minor conditions.”

cathd2 (taken for 2 to 5 years) September 18, 2017

For Pain: “I take acetaminophen for various reasons, mostly headaches though. I was advised to stay away from all NSAID medications due to the risk of GI bleeding when mixed with anti-depressants. Acetaminophen isn’t the best pain relieving substance but it works well enough for me.”

Jwright7784 (taken for 10 years or more) August 22, 2017

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