Breaking down whether an anti-inflammatory drug is safe for COVID-19, or if Tylenol is better.
It's not clear how much acetaminophen the women took, nor how often they took it.
As a pain management specialist, I field various questions about pain medications. What does the new NSAID warning mean? Is it OK to drink alcohol while I'm on Tylenol? Is OxyContin safe to take long-term? Well, I'm glad you asked.
Marketing for Tylenol did not convey doctors’ concerns about its risks.
Photo: Do not take Midol if you have three or more alcoholic drinks a day while using it. Talk to your doctor before
Acetaminophen -- perhaps known best by the brand name Tylenol, and overseas as paracetamol -- is so widely used, that surely
This unfortunate situation not only reinforces the traditional message, "Never share your medication with any person," but also highlights that this message should be expanded to "Never share your medication with any person or pet."
Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in medications including Tylenol and Excedrin, is the most commonly used over-the-counter
Heavy users most often reported taking the drug for five to seven days in a row a few times during pregnancy, she said. In