A drug that reduces pain and fever (but not inflammation). It belongs to the family of drugs called analgesics.

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... ACETAMINOPHEN (Tylenol®, Panadol®, Feverall® and many others) is used to relieve mild to moderate pain and reduce fever. It is the preferred treatment for patients with aspirin allergy, ulcers, or clotting (bleeding) disorders. Patients who are taking medicines to treat gout can safely take acetaminophen. There are many generic variations available for adults and children. Tablets can be plain, extended-release, or chewable. Gelcaps or geltabs are also available. ...
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What You Need To Know About Acetaminophen With Oxycodone
... Common brand names: Percocet, Roxicet, Roxilox, Tylox, and others Why is acetaminophen with oxycodone prescribed? This drug combination is used to relieve moderate to severe pain such as that associat...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

What You Need To Know About Acetaminophen And Propoxyphene
... Common brand names: Darvocet-N, Wygesic, and others Why is acetaminophen and propoxyphene prescribed? Acetaminophen and propoxyphene, a combination drug, is used to relieve mild to moderate pain. This...
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