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Painkiller Tylenol (paracetamol) — What is it, really?

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If you ever have taken drugs for general pain, headaches, cold, or allergy, chances are that you have taken a chemical called acetaminophen or paracetamol.

Open bottles of Extra Strength Tylenol and Ext...

Paracetamol (known more commonly as acetaminophen in the North America) is the most widely used painkiller in the world, marketed under different brand names, such as Tylenol in the North America and Panadol in the UK.

Acetaminophen has been in use for over 50 years, but surprisingly, its mode of action as painkiller is still largely unknown. Continue reading –>

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