Headache, fever, or body pain can make you feel miserable, Luckily, there are over the counter medications you can use to find relief. Today I will tell you about the over the counter pain medicine acetaminophen, or Tylenol.
You i know that headache fever or body pain can make you feel miserable at times luckily there are over-the-counter medications you can use to find relief my name is byron johnson and i am a student at the ums college of pharmacy today i will tell you about the over-the-counter pain medicine acetaminophen or tylenol acetaminophen or tylenol is an otc medication
Used for pain or fever it is often an ingredient in combination medications including excedrin and others for acetaminophen 325 milligrams strength the usual dose is one or two tablets every four to six hours when you need it for pain or fever do not take more than 10 tablets in one day there are other strengths of tablets and liquid formulas available always
Follow the instructions on the package unless told otherwise by your doctor or pharmacist children and adults will use different doses check with your pharmacist to make sure you are using the correct amount acetaminophen is generally well tolerated but some people have the following side effects upset stomach vomiting constipation not being able to sleep and
Headache do not take acetaminophen if you are allergic to it or any other ingredient in the medication tell your pharmacist or a doctor if you are taking any other prescription or otc medications tell your pharmacist or doctor if you are pregnant or have any conditions that affect your liver taking too much acid amana fan can damage your liver if your headache
Or fever doesn’t get better while using acetaminophen contact your pharmacist or doctor in summary acetaminophen or tylenol is used for pain or fever excedrin and many other combination medications include acetaminophen always read the list of ingredients or ask your pharmacist for help also they may be able to help you find other ways to treat things like dark
Urine tiredness lack of appetite light-colored stools or yellowed skin or eyes your community pharmacists can help you when you have any questions or need to pick which otc medication is right for you you this information is provided for public education purposes only and is not intended to substitute for a manufacturer directions or consultation with a licensed
Pharmacist or healthcare professional all medication including those available over-the-counter can be harmful if not used as directed in taking more than one medication could result in harmful drug interactions please consult a licensed pharmacist or healthcare professional before taking any medication or changing and already approved or prescribed medication plan