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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Tylenol?

acetaminophen

What is the Trade Name for acetaminophen?

Tylenol

What are the Indications of Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

pain, fever

What are the Actions of Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

inhibit the synthesis of prostaglandins which play a role in transmission of pain signals and fever
response

What is the Therapeutic Class of Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antipyretic, non-opioid analgesic

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Date Published - Aug 7, 2017
Date Modified - Aug 4, 2017

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