What is Tylenol Arthritis?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)

Tylenol Arthritis® 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 69 16
fibromyalgia 8 0
myofascial pain syndrome 5 2
tension headache 5 2
Joint pain 3 1
Muscle and joint pain 3 1

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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 3
Moderate 3
Mild 1
None 15

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tylenol Arthritis

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1
Migraine headaches 1
Sour stomach 1
Stomach pain 1
Upset stomach 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Tylenol Arthritis

Dosage Patients
1,300 mg daily 5
1,300 mg twice daily 3
2 650mg as needed 3
650mg as needed 2
650 mg daily 1
650 mg three times daily 1
1,000 mg three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Tylenol Arthritis

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 10
Other 6
Course of treatment ended 4
Doctor's advice 2
Side effects too severe 2
Expense 1
Personal research 1
See all 23 patients who've stopped taking Tylenol Arthritis

Duration

Currently taking Tylenol Arthritis

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 6
10 years or more 3

Stopped taking Tylenol Arthritis

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 6
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 8
Usually 7
Sometimes 5
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 15
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 3
$25-49 1
< $25 12
Not specified 6
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1 patient evaluation for Tylenol Arthritis

Aug 2, 2010 (Started Nov 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Upset stomach

Apr 1, 2010 (Started Nov 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: easily addictive can cause stomach issues
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Upset stomach

Jan 17, 2010 (Started Nov 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I get very tired when I take this and sometimes wake with a migraine and a hangover feeling.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Upset stomach

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