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Acetaminophen, Tylenol, Paracetamol, Panadol, Tachipirina, Efferalgan

Description

Acetaminophen is a common analgesic and antipyretic drug that is used for the relief of fever, headaches, and other minor aches and pains.

Action

analgesic, antipyretic

Indications

fever, mild pain,

Side Effects

abdominal pain, anemia, CNS depression, hemolysis, hemolytic anemia, hepatic necrosis, leukopenia, methemoglobinemia, nausea/vomiting, neutropenia, pancytopenia, renal papillary necrosis, renal tubular necrosis, thrombocytopenia,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


Negative interactions:

Chapparral, Comfrey and Coltsfoot
Chapparral, Comfrey and Coltsfoot may cause liver damage when combined with acetaminophen.

Vitamin C
One study found that Vitamin C interfered with normal breakdown of acetaminophen.


Positive interactions:

Coenzyme Q10
CoQ10 may help prevent liver damage caused by excessive doses of acetaminophen.

Methionine
Methionine may help prevent liver damage caused by excessive doses of acetaminophen.

Milk thistle
Milk thistle may help prevent liver damage caused by excessive doses of acetaminophen.

 

 

 

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