Benefits of Tylenol
Tylenol® (acetaminophen) is one of the most commonly used nonprescription drugs. In adults, Tylenol can provide a number of benefits, such as reduction of fevers and relief of minor aches and pains caused by:
Tylenol is also approved to treat fevers and minor aches and pains in children and infants. "Off-label" uses for this product can include the treatment of migraines.
Compared to other nonprescription pain relievers, Tylenol is beneficial because it is less likely to cause ulcers and to interact with other medications. However, it may be more likely to cause liver damage, especially when taken at high doses or in people who already have liver damage.
(For more details on the benefits of this drug, click Tylenol. This article offers a complete overview of how it works, dosing guidelines, and general precautions to be aware of before taking it.)