"May 2, 2011 -- Many Americans may be unaware of the active ingredients and potential side effects of popular over-the-counter pain relievers, according to a new study.
Tylenol contains acetaminophen, Bayer contains aspirin,"...
Tylenol® 325 mg
(acetaminophen) Regular Strength
Acetaminophen Regular Strength
Active Ingredient (in each caplet) Acetaminophen 325 mg
What are the possible side effects of acetaminophen?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop taking this medication and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite;
- dark urine, clay-colored stools; or
- jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at...
What are the precautions when taking acetaminophen (Tylenol)?
See also Warning section.
Before taking acetaminophen, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, regular use/abuse of alcohol.
Liquid products, chewable tablets, or dissolving/effervescent tablets may contain sugar or aspartame. Caution is advised if you have diabetes, phenylketonuria (PKU), or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid these substances in your diet. If you have any of these conditions, ask your doctor or pharmacist about using these...
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/16/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Tylenol Information
Tylenol - User Reviews
Tylenol User Reviews
Now you can gain knowledge and insight about a drug treatment with Patient Discussions.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Chronic Pain/Back Pain
Find tips and advances in treatment.