a white crystalline mixture HOC6H4NHCOCH3 used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic It offers molecular weight 15116 It is the active ingredient in the commercial analgesics Tylenol and Datril
- an analgesic for mild discomfort although not for swelling; also utilized as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)
Non-narcotic pain-killer and fever reducer. Acetaminophen relieves discomfort by elevating the pain threshold. It lowers temperature through its action regarding heat-regulating center of this mind. Especially, it tells the center to lower your body's heat whenever heat is elevated. Approved by the FDA in 1951.Availiable in fluid suspension system, chewable tablets, covered caplets, gelcaps, geltabs, and suppositories. Common dosages tend to be 325, 500 and 650 mg.whenever used as instructed side-effects are rare, but can cause liver harm because of big doses.
A nonaspirin discomfort reliever or analgesic. Acetaminophen might be offered alone to relieve pain and irritation or it may be combined with other medicines, as in some migraine medications, that have acetaminophen, a barbiturate, and caffeinated drinks.
U.S. title for "para-acetylaminophenol," 1960, made up of syllables from the chemical name; in Britain, the same substance is paracetamol.