Tylenol - Medicines used for colds.
Tylenol belongs to a group of non-narcotic analgesics. The drug acts on the centers of thermoregulation, pain, its active ingredient - acetaminophen.
Tylenol has no adverse effect on the mucosa of the gastrointestinal tract, water and salt exchange.
Tylenol discharged as a drinking solution for adults, powder for solution for children, capsules, infusion solution, suspension, rectal suppositories.
The drug is effective at a fever that occurs on background of infections helps toothache, headache as well as pain caused by arthralgia, migraine, myalgia, arising at algodismenoree.
Tylenol Guide: how to use
Inside Tylenol take one to two hours after a meal.
Children from 12 l., Weighing more than 40 kg and adults prescribed Tylenol in a single dosage of 500 mg. Take Tylenol about 4 times per day. Therapy lasted 5-7 days. If the patient is suffering from a violation of the liver, kidney, or Gilbert's syndrome, he needs a dose adjustment downwards. The same applies to older patients. In addition to reducing doses of Tylenol for these patients practice of increasing the intervals between doses.
Babies up to six months, weighing up to 7 kg administered 350 mg of Tylenol for children up to 1 year, up to 10 kg give 500 mg of Tylenol; children under three years old, weighing less than 15 kg give 750 mg; to 6 liters., up to 22 kg - 1 g; children 9 l., weighing 30 kg give 1, 5 g of Tylenol; Children up to 12 l - 2 years
The suspension is for children 6-12 liters. yield 10-20 ml; children 1-6 liters. - 5.10 ml; children from three months to one year gives 2, 5-5 ml. For children up to 3 months dosage of Tylenol determined individually.
Allow the slurry to children 4 times per day. Without medical supervision medication can be given only 3 days to remove the heat and no more than 5 days - for pain relief.
Rectal suppositories are administered in adults Tylenol 500 mg, their use is not more than four times per day. Children 12-15 liters. appoint 250-300 mg of Tylenol about four times a day; 8-12 years - 250-300 mg up to three times a day; 6-8 years - 750-900 mg in three steps; 4-6 years - 150 mg 3-4 times a day; child 2-4 years - 300-450 mg two or three divided doses; 1-2 years - 80 mg of Tylenol to four times a day; from six months to a year - 80 mg not more than three times a day; 3-6 months. - 160 mg per day, in two divided doses.
Side effects Tylenol
Tylenol can cause skin rash, erythema, angioneurotic edema, dizziness, nausea, epigastric pain, agitation, gepatonekroz, anemia, shortness of breath, cyanosis, pain in the heart, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, neutropenia.
In a lot of Tylenol can be nephrotoxic: there are renal colic, papillary necrosis or interstitial nephritis.
Tylenol should not be prescribed according to the instructions if you are allergic to it, children up to one month.
The caution exercised when administering Tylenol patients with renal, hepatic failure, benign hyperbilirubinemia, hepatitis, suffering from alcoholism, diabetes, lack of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, as well as elderly patients, nursing, pregnant women, children up to 3 months.
In addition, the instructions Tylenol indicated that it may reduce the efficacy of enhancing the excretion of uric acid. In turn, negatively affect the action of Tylenol barbiturates after prolonged admission, ethanol - can cause acute pancreatitis