Common Names: Tylenol
What is it for?
How is it administered? oral
Benefits: Inexpensive, ease to purchase and use, effective for mild pain, rarely any side effects
Drawbacks: Some people can become nauseous if they take acetaminophen on an empty stomach, prolonged constant use can cause kidney and liver issues
Allergic reaction: hives, itching, swelling, breathing difficulties
bloody stools, bruising or bleeding (usually if taken with Warfarin or other blood thinners)
Check with your doctor before taking any medication to make sure you do not have conditions or prescriptions that will interact badly with the medicine.