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Paracetamol

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6.1  Effectiveness
2.5  Side Effects
5.4  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 3 Paracetamol side effects and 2 Paracetamol benefits.

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Effectiveness of Paracetamol by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Paracetamol, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 1.2% 6.4% 84.8% 7% 0.6%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 4.7% 90.1% 4.1% 1.2%
Blood Pressure 0.6% 2.9% 90.6% 2.9% 2.9%
Breathing 1.8% 5.3% 87.1% 4.7% 1.2%
Confidence 1.2% 7.6% 87.1% 1.8% 2.3%
Coordination/Motor Skills 2.3% 2.3% 88.9% 4.7% 1.8%
Digestion 0.6% 5.3% 90.6% 2.9% 0.6%
Emotional Well-being 0.6% 7.6% 83.7% 5.8% 2.3%
Energy 1.8% 7% 77.8% 11.7% 1.8%
Eyesight 0% 4.7% 93% 2.3% 0%
Memory 1.2% 4.7% 88.3% 5.3% 0.6%
Mental Clarity 1.8% 3.5% 87.7% 4.7% 2.3%
Pain 6.4% 15.2% 49.7% 13.5% 15.2%
Patience 1.8% 4.7% 83% 7.6% 2.9%
Sexual Health 1.2% 3.5% 91.8% 2.3% 1.2%
Skin Complexion 0.6% 3.5% 93.6% 1.8% 0.6%
Sleep 1.7% 9.3% 66.3% 18% 4.7%
Stress Level 1.2% 5.3% 83% 7.6% 2.9%
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Commonly Reported Paracetamol Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 97.5% 0% 2.5% 0% 0%
Allergic Reaction 96.4% 1.2% 0.6% 1.8% 0%
Anxiety 94.5% 0% 3.6% 1.8% 0%
Blurred Vision 94.4% 3.7% 0% 1.9% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 96.4% 1.8% 0% 1.8% 0%
Chest Heaviness / Pressure 94.6% 2.7% 0% 2.7% 0%
Cold Symptoms 96.2% 0% 0% 3.8% 0%
Confusion 94.2% 3.8% 0% 1.9% 0%
Constipation 96.2% 1.9% 0% 1.9% 0%
Dehydration / Thirst 88.2% 5.9% 3.9% 2% 0%
Depression 95.8% 1.4% 0% 0% 2.8%
Diarrhea 95.7% 4.3% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 88.7% 7.1% 2.4% 1.8% 0%
Drowsiness 82.3% 11% 4.3% 2.4% 0%
Dry Mouth 91.7% 5.6% 2.8% 0% 0%
Fatigue 90.2% 6% 1.5% 2.3% 0%
Feeling of Warmth 91.9% 2.7% 2.7% 2.7% 0%
Fever 94.4% 1.4% 2.8% 1.4% 0%
Gas 94.2% 1.9% 0% 3.8% 0%
Headache 90.5% 4.8% 3.6% 1.2% 0%
Hot Flashes / Flushing 91.9% 1.4% 1.4% 5.4% 0%
Increased Urination 90.2% 3.9% 3.9% 2% 0%
Insomnia 96.4% 0% 0% 3.6% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 96.2% 0% 1.9% 0% 1.9%
Lethargy 87.9% 6.1% 3% 3% 0%
Mood Swings 96.2% 0% 0% 1.9% 1.9%
Movement Problems 90.9% 3% 3% 3% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 96.2% 1.9% 0% 1.9% 0%
Muscle Spasms 90.9% 3% 3% 3% 0%
Nausea 95.2% 2.4% 0.6% 1.2% 0.6%
Ringing in Ears 95.2% 2.4% 2.4% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 96.2% 0% 1.9% 1.9% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 94.2% 1.9% 1.9% 1.9% 0%
Slow Breathing 97.4% 2.6% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 90.4% 3.8% 1.9% 1.9% 1.9%
Swelling 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Tingling Sensations 94.6% 1.4% 0% 4.1% 0%
Tremors 97.2% 0% 0% 2.8% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 86.5% 8.1% 0% 2.7% 2.7%
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Less Commonly Reported Paracetamol Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Addiction 97.1% 0% 2.9% 0% 0%
Change in Behavior 93.2% 2.7% 1.4% 2.7% 0%
Change in Weight 95.9% 2.7% 0% 1.4% 0%
Concentration / Focus Problems 94.1% 5.9% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 95.9% 2.7% 1.4% 0% 0%
Delirium 97.1% 0% 0% 0% 2.9%
Depression 92.2% 3.9% 2% 0% 2%
Diabetes 98.6% 1.4% 0% 0% 0%
Difficulty Urinating 95.9% 2.7% 1.4% 0% 0%
Dry Mouth 86.5% 5.4% 2.7% 0% 5.4%
Eye Pressure 95.9% 0% 2.7% 1.4% 0%
Fatigue 88.6% 5.7% 2.9% 2.9% 0%
Fever 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
High Blood Pressure 97.4% 2.6% 0% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 96.3% 1.9% 0% 1.9% 0%
Language Problems 98.6% 1.4% 0% 0% 0%
Migraine / Chronic Daily Headaches 97.3% 1.4% 0% 1.4% 0%
Nervousness 87.5% 0% 0% 12.5% 0%
Osteoporosis / Loss of Bone Mass 98.6% 0% 0% 1.4% 0%
Reduced Libido 96.8% 1.1% 0% 2.2% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 80% 0% 0% 20% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 96.1% 2% 0% 2% 0%
Stomach Ulcers 97.7% 2.3% 0% 0% 0%
Sweating 92.3% 0% 0% 7.7% 0%
Swelling 97.6% 2.4% 0% 0% 0%
Thinning / Loss of Hair 95.9% 1.4% 0% 2.7% 0%
Ulcer 95.9% 1.4% 0% 2.7% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Paracetamol
Since taking Paracetamol Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 0.5%
Blindness 0.5%
Fall 2.9%
Hallucination 0.5%
Hospitalization 1%
Stroke 0.5%
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User Comments about Paracetamol
23 Aug 2011 Cleared the headache quickly
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17 Mar 2011 It's a great medicine to cure fever in just overnight. Only side-effects are nausea for a short period of time and that occurs really really rarely.
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31 Oct 2010 paracetamol isnt much of a use if you have a really bad pain in your body especially your head
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31 Oct 2010 paracetamol doesnt help much but it does reduce the pain a little
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24 Oct 2010 I like paracetamol because it relieves my headache
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