How does asprin, tylenol, advil work in the body do they directly find the pain?

Answer Aspirin is a type of NSAID - non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. That makes it particularly helpful when dealing w/ things like arthritis or, say, if you worked out too hard at the gym. It does... Read More »

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Are advil&tylenol safe?

On One Hand: Generally SafeAdvil and Tylenol are two of the most commonly used forms of painkillers in America. If you are otherwise healthy, take these drugs for only a short period of time and do... Read More »

Which is better: tylenol or advil?

On One Hand: Tylenol Is AcetaminophenTylenol is the brand name of acetaminophen and is used to treat headaches and body pains. Directions must be followed as stated on the bottle because when a per... Read More »

Is Advil or Tylenol best for children?

On One Hand: Tylenol is an Effective Pain RelieverThe main ingredient in Tylenol is acetaminophen, which is effective in pain and fever reduction. It is also the most common over-the-counter medica... Read More »


Advil (ibuprofen) or Aleve (Naproxen sodium, which in higher doses is a prescription non-steroidal anti-inflammatory), and aspirin may be better at helping calm down the inflammation which part of ... Read More »