Tylenol PM
Tylenol PM
Top 43%33 points
Top 43%

Tylenol PM review: 36 facts and highlights

1. Targets toothaches

Toothache is pain in and around the teeth and jawbone, often caused by tooth decay.
Tylenol PM
58% have it

2. Is antipyretic (fever reducing)

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.
Tylenol PM
96% have it

3. ibuprofen

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.
0mg
Nurofen Express Caplets 684mg: 684mg

4. Not linked to cerebral edema in case of overdose

Cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of fluid in parts of the brain.
Tylenol PM
65% have it

5. paracetamol

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.
500mg
Goody's Headache Relief Shot: 1000mg

6. maximum capsules daily

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
St. Joseph Chewable Aspirin 81mg: 48

7. Not linked to Reye’s syndrome

Reye’s syndrome is a potentially fatal disease which affects the brain and liver. The disease has been associated with aspirin use in children under 16.
Tylenol PM
76% have it

8. Not linked to seizures in case of overdose

A seizure occurs when there is a sudden increase in electrical activity in the brain, affecting the nervous system. It can cause involuntary movements and carries a risk of injury.
Tylenol PM
37% have it

9. Not linked to shortness of breath

Shortness of breath is a tense tightening in the chest and feeling of suffocation that can cause a lot of discomfort.
Tylenol PM
46% have it

10. Not linked to tinnitus

Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the ear, quite often the sound of ringing.
Tylenol PM
40% have it

11. Not linked to sudden weight loss

The drug is not considered to be a cause of loss of weight.
Tylenol PM
79% have it

12. Not linked to anemia in case of overdose

Anemia refers to red blood cell deficiency. It is characterised by fatigue, dizziness and other signs such as pale skin or heart palpitations.
Tylenol PM
36% have it

13. Can be used to treat mild arthritis pain

Arthritis is a common condition which causes inflammation within a joint. This can cause a lot of pain as well as difficulty carrying out day to day tasks.
Tylenol PM
57% have it

14. Targets headaches

The most common form of headache is a tension headache, and can be related to many triggers such as sleep deprivation, stress, eye-strain or hunger.
Tylenol PM

15. Targets migraines

A migraine is a very severe headache, often accompanied with other sensory signs such as flashing lights, blind spots, tingling and light sensitivity. Migraine sufferers often struggle to find adequate relief.
Tylenol PM
41% have it

16. diphenhydramine

Diphenhydramine causes sleepiness or drowsiness. This is better for use at night, particularly if pain prevents you from sleeping.
25mg
Motrin PM: 38mg

17. minimum age requirements

This medicine is suitable for people at a younger age.
12years
Calprofen Ibuprofen Suspension: 0.08years

18. half life

A drug’s half-life is the time it takes for half of a given dose to be eliminated from the body or bloodstream, as measured in hours. Drugs with a short half-life take effect quicker, however, they need to be taken more frequently than drugs with a longer half-life.
8h
Anadin LiquiFast Capsules 200mg: 2h

19. Not linked to blurred vision

The drug is not considered to be a cause of blurred vision.
Tylenol PM
48% have it

20. Can be taken on an empty stomach

Medicines which can be taken on an empty stomach are unlikely to cause stomach problems such as ulcers. These are better if you need to take the painkillers first thing in the morning.
Tylenol PM
31% have it

21. Not linked to dizziness

Dizziness is a confusion of spatial perception. It can manifest itself as inability to stand up straight, or a feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning.
Tylenol PM
26% have it

22. consecutive days

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.
14
Tylenol PM: 14

23. Not linked to dependency

It is not explicitly mentioned on the product information leaflet that this drug is linked to dependency. Therefore withdrawal symptoms should not be anticipated.
Tylenol PM
75% have it

24. onset relief time

The average amount of time it takes for the product to take effect.
45min
Nurofen Express Period Pain 200mg: 10min

25. Not linked to heartburn

Heartburn is a burning sensation in the chest, usually caused by indigestion.
Tylenol PM
45% have it

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