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 66 15
Fibromyalgia 8 0
Myofascial Pain Syndrome 5 2
Tension Headache 5 2
Joint pain 3 1
Bursitis 2 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 13

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tylenol Arthritis

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

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Tylenol Arthritis

Dosage Patients
1,300 mg daily 6
2 650mg as needed 6
650 mg daily 1
1,300 mg twice daily 1
2,600 mg daily 1
650mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Tylenol Arthritis

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Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 10
Other 5
Course of treatment ended 4
Doctor's advice 2
Side effects too severe 2
Expense 1
Personal research 1
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Duration

Currently taking Tylenol Arthritis

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 5
5 - 10 years 9
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Tylenol Arthritis

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 5
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 7
Usually 6
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 13
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 2
$25-49 1
< $25 11
Not specified 6
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1 patient evaluation for Tylenol Arthritis

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Smalltowngirl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F41y
FM:8y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Aug 2, 2010 (Started Nov 10, 2008)

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

Apr 1, 2010 (Started Nov 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Stomach upset)
  • 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: Stomach upset

Jan 17, 2010 (Started Nov 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Stomach upset)
  • 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: Stomach upset

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