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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
Cold Symptoms 97.4% 1.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Appetite Loss 87.5% 6.2% 0% 6.2% 0%
Headache 95.8% 2.5% 1.4% 0.3% 0.1%
Difficulty Urinating 99% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0%
Feeling of Warmth 96.5% 2.3% 0.6% 0.6% 0%
Gas 96.6% 1.5% 0.4% 1.1% 0.4%
Tingling Sensations 98.3% 1.2% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Fatigue 92.4% 5.9% 1.2% 0.4% 0.1%
Dry Eyes 92.3% 0% 7.7% 0% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 95.2% 4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Depression 97.7% 1.2% 0.7% 0.2% 0.1%
Sensitivity to Light 97% 1.1% 0% 1.5% 0.4%
Lethargy 97.2% 1.6% 1.1% 0.2% 0%
Concentration / Focus Problems 98% 2% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 94.7% 3.4% 0.4% 0.8% 0.8%
Blurred Vision 98.6% 0% 0.7% 0.4% 0.4%
Breathing Difficulties 97.8% 1% 1% 0% 0.3%
Increased Urination 97.5% 2.5% 0% 0% 0%
Vomiting 95.8% 0% 4.2% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 98.5% 0% 0.8% 0.4% 0.4%
Stomach Ache 95.8% 3% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Confusion 97.7% 1.1% 0% 0.8% 0.4%
Fever 97.7% 1.2% 0.2% 0.6% 0.2%
Runny Nose 91.8% 6.6% 0% 1.6% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 98.5% 0.8% 0% 0.4% 0.4%
Constipation 97.3% 1.8% 0.7% 0.2% 0%
Hot Flashes / Flushing 98.3% 0.6% 0.6% 0.3% 0.3%
Muscle Spasms 99.1% 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Chest Heaviness / Pressure 98.8% 0.9% 0% 0% 0.3%
Slow Breathing 98.3% 1.1% 0.5% 0.2% 0%
Anxiety 96.5% 1.9% 1% 0.3% 0.3%
Drowsiness 87.8% 8.2% 2.6% 0.9% 0.5%
Nausea 95.2% 3.4% 1% 0.2% 0.2%
Dry Mouth 93.7% 4.9% 1.1% 0.3% 0%
Rapid Heartbeat 98% 2% 0% 0% 0%
Dizziness 94.5% 3.8% 1.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Movement Problems 99.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 0%
Dry Nose 90.6% 3.1% 6.2% 0% 0%
Abdominal Pain 96.9% 0% 1.5% 1.5% 0%
Change in Weight 87.5% 6.2% 0% 6.2% 0%
Tremors 99.5% 0.4% 0% 0.1% 0%
Sneezing 98.6% 1.4% 0% 0% 0%
Dehydration / Thirst 93.6% 5.1% 0.8% 0.4% 0%
Insomnia 97.5% 1.6% 0.6% 0% 0.3%
Heartburn 98.9% 1.1% 0% 0% 0%
Allergic Reaction 98.3% 1% 0.4% 0.2% 0.1%
Watery Eyes 93.4% 3.3% 1.6% 1.6% 0%
Muscle Cramping 97.4% 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Diarrhea 98% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.3%
Slow Heartbeat 98.6% 0.9% 0.2% 0.4% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Tylenol Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Nosebleeds 95.8% 0% 0% 4.2% 0%
Reduced Libido 99.3% 0.5% 0% 0.2% 0%
Delirium 99.7% 0.1% 0% 0.1% 0%
Change in Behavior 98.3% 0.9% 0.6% 0% 0.3%
Numbing Sensation 98.4% 1.6% 0% 0% 0%
Osteoporosis / Loss of Bone Mass 98.8% 0.6% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Difficulty Urinating 98.9% 0.3% 0% 0.6% 0.3%
Lethargy 95.6% 3.1% 0.6% 0.6% 0%
Chest Tightness 87.5% 4.2% 4.2% 4.2% 0%
Wheezing 91.7% 0% 0% 8.3% 0%
Indigestion 92.5% 2.5% 0% 5% 0%
Language Problems 98.5% 0.9% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 99.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0% 0.2%
Sneezing 87.5% 4.2% 0% 8.3% 0%
Cough 95% 2.5% 2.5% 0% 0%
Seizures 99.6% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0%
Insomnia 94.7% 0% 5.3% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 98.5% 0.9% 0% 0.3% 0.3%
Irregular Bleeding 91.7% 0% 4.2% 4.2% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Heart Attack 99.6% 0.1% 0% 0.3% 0%
Dry Skin 98.4% 1.6% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 99.2% 0.7% 0% 0% 0.1%
Concentration / Focus Problems 98.7% 1.3% 0% 0% 0%
Thinning / Loss of Hair 99.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Addiction 99.1% 0.4% 0.1% 0.3% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 99.7% 0.3% 0% 0% 0%
Ulcer 99.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Sexual Dysfunction 99.6% 0.4% 0% 0% 0%
Eye Pressure 97.7% 1.5% 0.6% 0% 0.3%
Muscle Spasms 98% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Migraine / Chronic Daily Headaches 98% 1.5% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Change in Skin Coloring 91.7% 0% 8.3% 0% 0%
Fatigue 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Sweating 96.7% 3.3% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ulcers 99.1% 0% 0.9% 0% 0%
Dry Mouth 93.1% 5.2% 1.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Bruising 92.3% 0% 7.7% 0% 0%
Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) 91.3% 0% 4.3% 4.3% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 96.2% 0% 3.8% 0% 0%
Diabetes 99.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Stomach Ache 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Depression 99.6% 0.4% 0% 0% 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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