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Tylenol

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6.7
6  Effectiveness
1.6  Side Effects
5.2  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 1 Tylenol side effect and 2 Tylenol benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is acetaminophen and the brand name is Tylenol.

Other brand names are Aspirin Free Anacin.

The active ingredients of this medication are acetaminophen; chlorpheniramine maleate.

It is primarily used to provide pain relief caused due to simple headaches and muscle aches.

This drug is manufactured by McNeil Consumer Brands, Inc.
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Effectiveness of Tylenol by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Tylenol, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0.2% 4% 90.8% 4% 1%
Balance/Equilibrium 0.3% 1.9% 93.7% 3.1% 1%
Blood Pressure 0.2% 0.7% 97.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Breathing 0.6% 1.2% 93.1% 4.4% 0.6%
Confidence 0.3% 1.4% 94.2% 3.1% 1.1%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0.5% 2.1% 92.1% 4.1% 1.2%
Digestion 0.4% 3.2% 94.2% 1.5% 0.6%
Emotional Well-being 0.4% 2.1% 87.5% 8.1% 1.9%
Energy 1% 6.2% 81% 9.7% 2%
Eyesight 0.4% 1.4% 96.3% 1.3% 0.7%
Memory 0.3% 1.6% 95.8% 1.9% 0.3%
Mental Clarity 0.2% 3.1% 87.3% 7% 2.4%
Pain 3.5% 6.3% 54.1% 21.7% 14.5%
Patience 0.6% 1.8% 90.5% 6.1% 1.1%
Sexual Health 0.5% 1.1% 96.1% 1.9% 0.4%
Skin Complexion 0.2% 1.4% 96.5% 1.3% 0.6%
Sleep 1.5% 4.8% 71.8% 17.7% 4.2%
Stress Level 0.8% 3.2% 84.9% 8.9% 2.3%
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Commonly Reported Tylenol Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 96.9% 0% 1.5% 1.5% 0%
Allergic Reaction 98.3% 1% 0.4% 0.2% 0.1%
Anxiety 96.5% 1.9% 1% 0.3% 0.3%
Appetite Loss 87.5% 6.2% 0% 6.2% 0%
Blurred Vision 98.6% 0% 0.7% 0.4% 0.4%
Breathing Difficulties 97.8% 1% 1% 0% 0.3%
Change in Weight 87.5% 6.2% 0% 6.2% 0%
Chest Heaviness / Pressure 98.8% 0.9% 0% 0% 0.3%
Cold Symptoms 97.4% 1.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Concentration / Focus Problems 98% 2% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 97.7% 1.1% 0% 0.8% 0.4%
Constipation 97.3% 1.8% 0.7% 0.2% 0%
Dehydration / Thirst 93.6% 5.1% 0.8% 0.4% 0%
Depression 97.7% 1.2% 0.7% 0.2% 0.1%
Diarrhea 98% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.3%
Difficulty Urinating 99% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0%
Dizziness 94.5% 3.8% 1.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Drowsiness 87.8% 8.2% 2.6% 0.9% 0.5%
Dry Eyes 92.3% 0% 7.7% 0% 0%
Dry Mouth 93.7% 4.9% 1.1% 0.3% 0%
Dry Nose 90.6% 3.1% 6.2% 0% 0%
Fatigue 92.4% 5.9% 1.2% 0.4% 0.1%
Feeling of Warmth 96.5% 2.3% 0.6% 0.6% 0%
Fever 97.7% 1.2% 0.2% 0.6% 0.2%
Gas 96.6% 1.5% 0.4% 1.1% 0.4%
Headache 95.8% 2.5% 1.4% 0.3% 0.1%
Heartburn 98.9% 1.1% 0% 0% 0%
Hot Flashes / Flushing 98.3% 0.6% 0.6% 0.3% 0.3%
Increased Urination 97.5% 2.5% 0% 0% 0%
Insomnia 97.5% 1.6% 0.6% 0% 0.3%
Irregular Heartbeat 98.5% 0.8% 0% 0.4% 0.4%
Lethargy 97.2% 1.6% 1.1% 0.2% 0%
Mood Swings 94.7% 3.4% 0.4% 0.8% 0.8%
Movement Problems 99.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 97.4% 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Muscle Spasms 99.1% 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Nausea 95.2% 3.4% 1% 0.2% 0.2%
Rapid Heartbeat 98% 2% 0% 0% 0%
Runny Nose 91.8% 6.6% 0% 1.6% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 97% 1.1% 0% 1.5% 0.4%
Sexual Dysfunction 98.5% 0% 0.8% 0.4% 0.4%
Slow Breathing 98.3% 1.1% 0.5% 0.2% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 98.6% 0.9% 0.2% 0.4% 0%
Sneezing 98.6% 1.4% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 95.8% 3% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Tingling Sensations 98.3% 1.2% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Tremors 99.5% 0.4% 0% 0.1% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 95.2% 4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Vomiting 95.8% 0% 4.2% 0% 0%
Watery Eyes 93.4% 3.3% 1.6% 1.6% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Tylenol Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Addiction 99.1% 0.4% 0.1% 0.3% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 96.2% 0% 3.8% 0% 0%
Bruising 92.3% 0% 7.7% 0% 0%
Change in Behavior 98.3% 0.9% 0.6% 0% 0.3%
Change in Skin Coloring 91.7% 0% 8.3% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 98.5% 0.9% 0% 0.3% 0.3%
Chest Tightness 87.5% 4.2% 4.2% 4.2% 0%
Concentration / Focus Problems 98.7% 1.3% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 99.2% 0.7% 0% 0% 0.1%
Cough 95% 2.5% 2.5% 0% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 99.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0% 0.2%
Delirium 99.7% 0.1% 0% 0.1% 0%
Depression 99.6% 0.4% 0% 0% 0%
Diabetes 99.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Difficulty Urinating 98.9% 0.3% 0% 0.6% 0.3%
Dry Mouth 93.1% 5.2% 1.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Dry Skin 98.4% 1.6% 0% 0% 0%
Eye Pressure 97.7% 1.5% 0.6% 0% 0.3%
Fatigue 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) 91.3% 0% 4.3% 4.3% 0%
Heart Attack 99.6% 0.1% 0% 0.3% 0%
Indigestion 92.5% 2.5% 0% 5% 0%
Insomnia 94.7% 0% 5.3% 0% 0%
Irregular Bleeding 91.7% 0% 4.2% 4.2% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 99.7% 0.3% 0% 0% 0%
Language Problems 98.5% 0.9% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Lethargy 95.6% 3.1% 0.6% 0.6% 0%
Migraine / Chronic Daily Headaches 98% 1.5% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Muscle Spasms 98% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Nosebleeds 95.8% 0% 0% 4.2% 0%
Numbing Sensation 98.4% 1.6% 0% 0% 0%
Osteoporosis / Loss of Bone Mass 98.8% 0.6% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Reduced Libido 99.3% 0.5% 0% 0.2% 0%
Seizures 99.6% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 99.6% 0.4% 0% 0% 0%
Sneezing 87.5% 4.2% 0% 8.3% 0%
Stomach Ache 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Stomach Ulcers 99.1% 0% 0.9% 0% 0%
Sweating 96.7% 3.3% 0% 0% 0%
Thinning / Loss of Hair 99.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Ulcer 99.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Wheezing 91.7% 0% 0% 8.3% 0%
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Episodes since taking Tylenol
Since taking Tylenol Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 0.6%
Blindness 0.4%
Fall 1%
Hallucination 0.1%
Heart attack 0.4%
Hospitalization 1%
Seizure 0.3%
Stroke 0.2%
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20 Jun 2016 It is a very good medicine to take as usual.
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01 Apr 2013 Makes my stomach feel uncomfortable
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31 Mar 2013 Makes my stomach feel uncomfortable.
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30 Mar 2013 It makes my stomach feel uncomfortable.
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30 Mar 2013 Makes my stomach feel weird and uncomfortable, almost like it would induce diarrhea.
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