Tylenol [acetaminophen] is it an NSAID?
NSAIDs are non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs. They are usually used to treat aches, pains and fever. Popular over-the-counter NSAIDs include aspirin, naproxen and ibuprofen. NSAIDs can cause stomach and kidney problems and should be used with extreme caution in patients with heart and blood pressure conditions
Tylenol [acetaminophen] is not an NSAID. It has actions in the central nervous system to help reduce fever and pain. Tylenol is not an anti-inflammatory and not a blood thinner. Acetaminophen does not irritate the stomach, affect blood pressure or kidneys. At regular doses it has a very low incidence of side effects.
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