42 patient evaluations for Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)

405 members have decided to share their profiles only with other members of PatientsLikeMe.

Feb 22, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (liver impairment, stomach pain, liver problems possible)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: When you have to take this all the time it is time to move a different medication up in dosage or move to proper pain management medications such as codeine. The risk of danger to your liver is not worth the partial pain relief this drug provides at high dosages.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain, liver problems possible

Jan 25, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Side effects: stomach pain, liver problems possible

Dec 1, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (liver impairment, stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Tylenol is fine for occasional but I think making people with MS take it constantly is a bad idea. I have been relying on this for years as a back up to Ultram as Ultram only treats nerve pain. I know that my liver is not going to survive without damage for much longer at this dosage.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain, liver problems possible

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 12, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It's Tylenol
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 22, 2009 (Started Jan 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for abdominal pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 1 helpful mark

Dec 13, 2008 (Started Jan 16, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 4000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: ever four hours helps alot with pain
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 8, 2008 (Started Dec 01, 1970)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    Mild (rebound headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: rebound headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 16, 2008 (Started Oct 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 29, 2008 (Started Feb 05, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 16, 2008 (Started Jun 22, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1300 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Jan 01, 1989)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 18, 2008 (Started Oct 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Aug 15, 2008 (Started Oct 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Jul 17, 2008 (Started Oct 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
Showing 10 of 42 patient evaluations for Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)