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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% 1%
Balance/Equilibrium 0.3% 1.9% 93.6% 3.2% 1%
Blood Pressure 0.2% 0.6% 97.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Breathing 0.6% 1.2% 93% 4.5% 0.6%
Confidence 0.3% 1.4% 94.2% 3.1% 1.1%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0.5% 2.1% 92% 4.1% 1.3%
Digestion 0.4% 3.2% 94.2% 1.5% 0.6%
Emotional Well-being 0.4% 2.1% 87.4% 8.2% 1.9%
Energy 1% 6.2% 81% 9.8% 2%
Eyesight 0.4% 1.4% 96.3% 1.3% 0.6%
Memory 0.3% 1.6% 95.7% 2% 0.3%
Mental Clarity 0.2% 3.1% 87.2% 7.1% 2.4%
Pain 3.5% 6.3% 54% 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% 71.7% 17.8% 4.2%
Stress Level 0.8% 3.1% 84.8% 9% 2.3%
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Commonly Reported Tylenol Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Fatigue 92.4% 5.9% 1.2% 0.4% 0.1%
Increased Urination 97.5% 2.5% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 95.2% 3.4% 1% 0.2% 0.2%
Concentration / Focus Problems 98% 2% 0% 0% 0%
Movement Problems 99.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 0%
Dry Eyes 92.3% 0% 7.7% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 98.6% 0% 0.7% 0.4% 0.4%
Feeling of Warmth 96.5% 2.3% 0.6% 0.6% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Constipation 97.3% 1.8% 0.7% 0.2% 0%
Sneezing 98.6% 1.4% 0% 0% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 95.2% 4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Breathing Difficulties 97.8% 1% 1% 0% 0.3%
Change in Weight 87.5% 6.2% 0% 6.2% 0%
Dry Mouth 93.7% 4.8% 1.1% 0.3% 0%
Slow Breathing 98.3% 1.1% 0.5% 0.2% 0%
Chest Heaviness / Pressure 98.8% 0.9% 0% 0% 0.3%
Difficulty Urinating 99% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0%
Headache 95.8% 2.4% 1.4% 0.3% 0.1%
Allergic Reaction 98.3% 1% 0.4% 0.2% 0.1%
Cold Symptoms 97.4% 1.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Slow Heartbeat 98.6% 0.9% 0.2% 0.4% 0%
Tremors 99.5% 0.4% 0% 0.1% 0%
Fever 97.7% 1.2% 0.2% 0.6% 0.2%
Depression 97.7% 1.2% 0.7% 0.2% 0.1%
Lethargy 97.2% 1.6% 1.1% 0.2% 0%
Confusion 97.7% 1.1% 0% 0.8% 0.4%
Insomnia 97.5% 1.6% 0.6% 0% 0.3%
Gas 96.6% 1.5% 0.4% 1.1% 0.4%
Heartburn 98.9% 1.1% 0% 0% 0%
Hot Flashes / Flushing 98.3% 0.6% 0.6% 0.3% 0.3%
Vomiting 95.8% 0% 4.2% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 87.8% 8.1% 2.6% 0.9% 0.5%
Sensitivity to Light 97% 1.1% 0% 1.5% 0.4%
Dehydration / Thirst 93.6% 5.1% 0.8% 0.4% 0%
Abdominal Pain 96.9% 0% 1.5% 1.5% 0%
Anxiety 96.5% 1.9% 1% 0.3% 0.3%
Muscle Cramping 97.4% 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.4%
Muscle Spasms 99.1% 0.2% 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Watery Eyes 93.4% 3.3% 1.6% 1.6% 0%
Appetite Loss 87.5% 6.2% 0% 6.2% 0%
Rapid Heartbeat 98% 2% 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%
Dry Nose 90.6% 3.1% 6.2% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 98.5% 0.8% 0% 0.4% 0.4%
Mood Swings 94.7% 3.4% 0.4% 0.8% 0.8%
Sexual Dysfunction 98.5% 0% 0.8% 0.4% 0.4%
Runny Nose 91.8% 6.6% 0% 1.6% 0%
Diarrhea 98% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.3%
Dizziness 94.5% 3.8% 1.1% 0.2% 0.2%
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Less Commonly Reported Tylenol Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Seizures 99.6% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0%
Irregular Bleeding 91.7% 0% 4.2% 4.2% 0%
Muscle Spasms 98% 1% 1% 0% 0%
Wheezing 91.7% 0% 0% 8.3% 0%
Depression 99.6% 0.4% 0% 0% 0%
Lethargy 95.6% 3.1% 0.6% 0.6% 0%
Change in Skin Coloring 91.7% 0% 8.3% 0% 0%
Chest Tightness 87.5% 4.2% 4.2% 4.2% 0%
Numbing Sensation 98.4% 1.6% 0% 0% 0%
Reduced Libido 99.3% 0.5% 0% 0.2% 0%
Heart Attack 99.6% 0.1% 0% 0.3% 0%
Diabetes 99.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Nosebleeds 95.8% 0% 0% 4.2% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 99.6% 0.4% 0% 0% 0%
Sneezing 87.5% 4.2% 0% 8.3% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 99.2% 0.7% 0% 0% 0.1%
Ulcer 99.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Eye Pressure 97.7% 1.5% 0.6% 0% 0.3%
Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) 91.3% 0% 4.3% 4.3% 0%
Insomnia 94.7% 0% 5.3% 0% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 99.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0% 0.2%
Stomach Ache 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Sweating 96.7% 3.3% 0% 0% 0%
Difficulty Urinating 98.9% 0.3% 0% 0.6% 0.3%
Addiction 99.1% 0.4% 0.1% 0.3% 0%
Bruising 92.3% 0% 7.7% 0% 0%
Migraine / Chronic Daily Headaches 98% 1.5% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Cough 95% 2.5% 2.5% 0% 0%
Dry Mouth 93.1% 5.2% 1.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Change in Behavior 98.3% 0.9% 0.6% 0% 0.3%
Indigestion 92.5% 2.5% 0% 5% 0%
Stomach Ulcers 99.1% 0% 0.9% 0% 0%
Fatigue 93.8% 6.2% 0% 0% 0%
Thinning / Loss of Hair 99.1% 0.3% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Language Problems 98.5% 0.9% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Concentration / Focus Problems 98.7% 1.3% 0% 0% 0%
Delirium 99.7% 0.1% 0% 0.1% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 99.7% 0.3% 0% 0% 0%
Osteoporosis / Loss of Bone Mass 98.8% 0.6% 0.3% 0% 0.3%
Breathing Difficulties 96.2% 0% 3.8% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 98.5% 0.9% 0% 0.3% 0.3%
Dry Skin 98.4% 1.6% 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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24 Jan 2021 Tylenol has been a game changer for getting over headaces!
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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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