What is Tylenol Extra Strength PM?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Acetaminophen-Diphenhydramine

Tylenol Extra Strength PM® is a brand name combination of the pain reliever, acetaminophen and the sleep aid, diphenhydramine.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Insomnia 6 5
Pain 3 1
Headaches 1 0
Migraine headaches 1 0
Muscle and joint pain 1 0

Show all 6 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 3
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tylenol Extra Strength PM

Side effect Patients
Grogginess in morning 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Tylenol Extra Strength PM

Dosage Patients
2 x 500-25 mg daily 1
2 500-25mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Tylenol Extra Strength PM

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 5
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently taking Tylenol Extra Strength PM

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Tylenol Extra Strength PM

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 4
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 3
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2 patient evaluations for Tylenol Extra Strength PM

Jul 1, 2015 (Started Jul 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for pain/sleeplessness)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2010 (Started May 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 500 mg-25 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Dr. put me on pain meds to control pain

  • 0 helpful marks
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