Recent Examples of acetaminophen from the Web
The mice are laced with acetaminophen—the active ingredient in Tylenol—which is poisonous to the snakes.
And taking too much acetaminophen (Tylenol's active ingredient) can lead to liver damage over time, while too much naproxen (Alleve's active ingredient) can increase the risk of a heart attack or stroke. 2.
Once the acetaminophen kicked in, the patient felt much better.
The most common medications involved were cardiovascular drugs such as beta blockers, calcium antagonists and clonidine; pain medications, including opioids and acetaminophen; and hormonal medications, including insulin.
According to the FDA, about 90% of all opioid prescriptions in the United States are written for short-acting formulations, which are mostly combinations of acetaminophen and opioids such as morphine, oxycodone or hydrocodone.
These pills are a more powerful form of codeine, called hydrocodone, and are often mixed with acetaminophen.
The decline documented in the analysis also coincided with the federal government's tightening of prescribing rules in 2014 for one of the most common painkillers: hydrocodone combined with a second analgesic, like acetaminophen.
Results received in April showed the pills were made of fentanyl, acetaminophen and dipryone.
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Origin and Etymology of acetaminophen
First Known Use: 1958See Words from the same year
ACETAMINOPHEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of acetaminophen for English Language Learners
: a medicine that is used to relieve pain and fever
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