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headache or cephalalgia is pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck. It can be a symptom of a number of different condit...
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Tylenol 71,319 Acetaminophen 31,743 Ibuprofen 30,683
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Ibuprofen vs Tylenol for Headaches

Ibuprofen
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Tylenol
Other name: Advil (Advil)
Other name: Acetaminophen (Acetaminophen)
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Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain...
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Tylenol is a North American brand of drugs advertised for relieving analgesic, reducing fever, and relieving the symptoms of allergy, common cold, cough, and flu. The active ingredient of its original, flagship product, paracetamol (called ''acetaminoph...
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Numbness
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Depression
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Addiction
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Withdrawal
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Stomach Problems
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Rash
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Dehydrated
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Sleepy
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Tingling
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Addiction
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Liver Damage
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Contractions
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High Blood Pressure
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Blood Clots
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Diabetes
1
Liver Failure
1
Loss Of Appetite
1
Febrile Seizures
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About Ibuprofen
Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain...
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Tylenol is a North American brand of drugs advertised for relieving analgesic, reducing fever, and relieving the symptoms of allergy, common cold, cough, and flu. The active ingredient of its original, flagship product, paracetamol (called ''acetaminoph...
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pain. Ibuprofin does nothing for my headaches.My DS ha...
" FWIW, tylenol works better for a headache for me, while Ibuprofin is better for muscle pain. Ibuprofin... "

or Ibuprofen that works for me. I do think Excedrin...
" ...that some people say Tylenol works but for me it just doesn't work once I get a strong headache. It's either Excedrin or Ibuprofen that works for me. I do think Excedrin Tension Headache only has... "

only ibprofen which is a no no. :( (its never worked unless...
" LOL yeah... tylenol doesn't work for me... only ibprofen which is a no no. :( (its never worked unless in high doses.. which i can't take) I had the flu with my DS and i had to have stetall??Cerall??... "

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to the rebound. I've found ibuprofen great for arthritis or...
" Yes to the rebound. I've found ibuprofen great for arthritis or swollen ...to bleed. I've treated my headaches with excedrin or tylenol. They work best for me without side effects. Well, not exactly true,... "

uprofen never did anything for my headaches, but Ty...
" ...my blood pressure. I've had headaches from that off and on. I'd probably recommend Tylenol or aspirin. Ibuprofen never did anything for my headaches, but Tylenol works well... "

and took someIbprofen. I'm allergic to tylenol and try not t...
" ...Ibprofen. I'm allergic to tylenol and try not to ...the later months but my head was killing me. I feel bad about... "

anyone else allergic to ibuprofen and aspirin?And if so, c...
" Is anyone else allergic to ibuprofen and aspirin? ...natural pain killers? (Not tylenol because it doesn't work for me anymore) I've had a... "

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effect from it. IBuprofen works better but not a whole lot...
" Tylenol does absolutely nothing for me. I am not sure ...any effect from it. IBuprofen works better but not a whole ...from that either. I have... "

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effect from it. IBuprofen works better but not a whole lot...
" Tylenol does absolutely nothing for me. I am not sure ...any effect from it. IBuprofen works better but not a whole ...from that either. I have... "

during pregnancy. I've always found that ibuprofen works...
" ...glad she's feeling better. Tylenol does absolutely nothing for me either, which is one of the reasons I suffered from headaches so much during pregnancy. I've always... "

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