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Tylenol or Advil?

I always use Advil products.

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Peggs11

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.
    coala

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

  • Aleve
    Simplicity3

    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.
    Blakesmommy0907

    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.
    CraftingMama

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

  • I usually use Tylenol products.
    lovingmy4babies

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

  • Generic Ibuprofen
    twinsplus2more

    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.
    ss_mom

    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.
    xLeeAnnex

    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.
    JSD24

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

  • tylenol generally sometimes motrin
    katcb1019

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

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