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Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

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Acetaminophen (Tylenol)

What is the Generic Name for Tylenol?


What is the Trade Name for Acetaminophen?


What are the Indications of Acetaminophen (Tylenol)?

  • Pain
  • Fever

What are the Actions of Acetaminophen (Tylenol)?

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)?

Antipyretic, Non-opioid analgesic

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Date Published - Jan 11, 2016
Date Modified - Jun 23, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.