What is Tylenol ES?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)

Tylenol ES® is a brand name formulation of acetaminophen, a widely used pain reliever and fever reducer. 

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 16 2
Increase effect of another treatment 4 3
Headaches 3 1
Bursitis 2 0
Migraine headaches 2 0
Muscle and joint pain 2 0

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  • 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
0
None
5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tylenol ES

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Tylenol ES

Dosage Patients
1,000 mg twice daily 1
1,000 mg three times daily 1
2 325mg as needed 1
500mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Tylenol ES

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Did not seem to work 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
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Duration

Currently taking Tylenol ES

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Tylenol ES

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
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 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 4
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1 patient evaluation for Tylenol ES

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
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