74points

Tylenol Arthritis Pain

72points

Tylenol PM

Tylenol Arthritis Pain
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Tylenol Arthritis Pain vs Tylenol PM

Tylenol Arthritis Pain
Tylenol PM
74
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Tylenol Arthritis Pain
72
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Tylenol PM

Why is Tylenol Arthritis Pain better than Tylenol PM?

  • 4 higher daily limit
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    6vs2
  • 150mg more paracetamol content
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    650mgvs500mg
  • Is anti-inflammatory
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  • 5h shorter half-life
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    3hvs8h

Why is Tylenol PM better than Tylenol Arthritis Pain?

  • 50 more pills in the box
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    100vs50
  • 4 more consecutive days
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    14vs10
  • 25mg more diphenhydramine content
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    25mgvs0mg
  • Has more than one active ingredient
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General info

1.maximum capsules daily

6

2

The daily limit is the maximum amount of tablets/capsules that you may take in a 24 hour period, as advised by the producer.
2.pills per box

50

100

A higher number of pills per box may imply that the product is more safe than others. Many painkillers are regulated so that a person may not buy more than a certain amount at any one time.
3.shelf life

36months

36months

This is how long the product can be stored before you should throw it away, as measured in months. A long shelf life is desirable if you take it infrequently.
4.minimum age requirements

12years

12years

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
5.consecutive days

10

14

This is the longest amount of time you should take this medication before stopping or seeking medical advice. A short time can indicate that the drug is more likely to cause problems such as dependency or negative side effects.
6.Not linked to dependency
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
Tylenol PM
It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.

Composition

1.ibuprofen

0mg

0mg

Ibuprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. The painkilling effects of ibuprofen take effect immediately, however the anti-inflammatory effects can take as long as a week.
2.paracetamol

650mg

500mg

Paracetamol (or acetaminophen as it is known in the US) is classified as a mild analgesic. It suppresses the feeling of pain, but does little to treat the cause.
3.aspirin

0mg

0mg

Aspirin can be used as an analgesic, antipyretic and anti-inflammatory.
4.caffeine

0mg

0mg

Studies have shown that caffeine can boost the effectiveness of many analgesics, resulting in better, faster acting pain relief.
5.codeine

0mg

0mg

Codeine is an opiate used to treat mild to moderate pain. Opiates can alter the mood, sometimes resulting in feelings of euphoria. This can be beneficial for pain relief, however it can become addictive and withdrawal symptoms are common.
6.naproxen

0mg

0mg

Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory which can be used to treat a variety of symptoms of pain.

Effects

1.Targets toothaches
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
Tylenol PM
Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
2.Is antipyretic (fever reducing)
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
Tylenol PM
Antipyretic medications help to lower the body temperature. This can help to make patients feel better, however it is not always recommended, as the temperature increase can be a natural defense to fight infections.
3.Targets muscular pain
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
Tylenol PM
Muscle pain can be caused by exercise or other stresses, as well as infections such as flu.
4.Not linked to shortness of breath
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
Tylenol PM
Shortness of breath is a tense tightening in the chest and feeling of suffocation that can cause a lot of discomfort.
5.Not linked to tinnitus
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
Tylenol PM
Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.
6.Not linked to sudden weight loss
Tylenol Arthritis Pain
Tylenol PM
The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of weight.

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