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Information on Tylenol

Tylenol dates back many years. It contains Acetaminophen- a class of drugs mainly used as analgesics (pain relievers) and antipyretics (fever reducers). In 1960, McNeil Laboratories introduced Tylenol Elixir as a prescription-based aspirin free analgesic for children. Later, the company was approved to sale Tylenol as the OTC pain reliever, treating ailments like common cold, sinusitis, flu, fever, gastrointestinal aches, menstrual cramps, headaches, muscular aches, minor arthritis and other related problems.

In addition, several researches have observed that Tylenol is an efficient and safe analgesic when consumed as per medical advices. Moreover, scientific researches have also confirmed that Tylenol is effective in the treatment of mild-to-moderate OA pain, can be used with other medicines like those used in antihypertensive therapy and low-dose aspirin therapy. It is also recommended by physicians as a safer choice of drug in treating aches and pains in patients suffering from cardiovascular problems, kidney diseases and musculo-skeletal pains.

According to a study, the recommended daily dose of Acetaminophen or Tylenol is found to be a maximum of 4 grams in case of adult consumers. However, the dosage may vary depending on treatments, conditions of diseases and age of the patient. It is hence advised to consult medical practitioner, pharmacist or a health care giver prior to the use. Also, follow the directions mentioned on the labels or package of the Tylenol Products. In general, Tylenol does not cause any serious health hazard. But, its overdose may lead to acute liver problems.

Today, Tylenol is marketed as a major analgesic in OTC medication as well as under therapeutic categories. McNeil Consumer Healthcare is a leading distributor of Tylenol worldwide. The company website features a good number of information and educational resources about Tylenol and its uses for consumers as well. Sign up the complimentary services to learn more about Tylenol and you can order free samples of Tylenol products as well. Tylenol is available in various forms including oral tablets, liquid suspension, chewable tablets, extended-release (long-acting) tablets, coated caplets, ‘meltaways’ (orally disintegrating tablets) and suppositories.

Here are some widely recognized Tylonol products: Extra strength rapid release gels for headaches, Tylenol 8 Hour bi-layer caplets for muscle pain, Tylenol Arthritis Pain bi-layer caplets and gel tabs, Tylenol Menstrual Relief, Tylenol Allergy Multi-Symptom pain relief for cold/sinus and allergy symptoms and Tylenol Allergy Multi-Symptom Nighttime to fight nasal congestion and for providing complete rest at night. Also, on offer are the flavored Tylenol Meltaways and SoftChews which are specially made for children.