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Tylenol or Advil?

I always use Advil products.

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Asked by Peggs11 at 11:53 AM on Mar. 3, 2011 in Health

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  • It depends on the pain and what I have already used.

    Answer by coala at 11:56 AM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • Aleve

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 11:56 AM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • For me, Tylenol does nothing. I may as well have a glass of water! So I use Advil. For my DS I used Tylenol until he was 6 months old and could used Advil, and Advil works WAY better for him as well.

    Answer by Blakesmommy0907 at 11:56 AM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • I buy generic everything. But what I take depends on what hurts. Naproxen for a headache or muscle ache, Ibuprofen for cramps, Acetaminophen for a sore throat.

    Answer by CraftingMama at 11:56 AM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • I usually use Tylenol products.

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 12:00 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • Generic Ibuprofen

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 12:00 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • I avoid Tylenol whenever I can. The drug in Tylenol, acetaminophen, is the number one cause of liver damage in this country.

    Beyond that, acetaminophen, though easier on the stomach, is less effective in relieving fever or inflammation (like muscle ache or sore throat) than ibuprofen (the drug in advil). Generic ibuprofen is my "go to" pain reliever for everything except migraine.

    Answer by ss_mom at 12:10 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • tylenol since i'm pregnant, but when i'm not pregnant i use ibuprofen.

    Answer by xLeeAnnex at 12:10 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • Tough choice. I use both. Advil has given me ulcers, so I reach for Tylenol 1st.

    Answer by JSD24 at 12:16 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

  • tylenol generally sometimes motrin

    Answer by katcb1019 at 12:20 PM on Mar. 3, 2011

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