Acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol, panadol or tylenol, is a mild analgesic used to treat mild to moderate pain and fever. It is most commonly adminstered by mouth (in both soluble and tablet form) but can also be administered rectally or intravenously. Effects last between two and four hours.
Use in chronic fatigue syndrome[edit | edit source]
Acetaminophen is commonly used alone and in combination with other painkillers to alleviate painful syptoms such as sore throat, headache, muscle pain, and joint pain, as well as low-grade fever relief.
Combinations[edit | edit source]
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Costs and availability[edit | edit source]
Acetaminophen is widely available at low cost. It can usually be purchased off the shelf without prescription.