Acetaminophen vs Anacin

Acetaminophen
(OTC)
Anacin
(OTC)
Acetaminophen is a pain relief medication.
Anacin is an anti-inflammatory, fever reducing and pain relief medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Helpfulness
for Pain
2.3
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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April 22, 1980
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
356,705 Discussions
859 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Fever
#4 for Pain Relief
#5 for Migraines
#6 for Flu
#7 for Cramping
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Discomfort
#10 for Sore Throat
#11 for Teething
Acetaminophen is approved for Pain and Headaches and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Headaches
#2 for Pain
Anacin is approved for Pain and Headaches and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ace
Addiction
6
Liver Damage
5
Drowsiness
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Dry Mouth
3
Liver Failure
2
Liver Disease
2
High Blood Pressure
1
Suicide
1
Shaking
1
Ana
Withdrawal Symptoms
7
Cancer
5
Addiction
4
Stomach Problems
4
Diabetes
3
Aura
2
Drowsiness
2
Tinnitus
2
Depression
2
Ear Infection
2
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Addiction
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Ana
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4
Liver Damage
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Ana
5
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Drowsiness
Ace
Ana
5
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
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Ana
4
7
Dry Mouth
Ace
Ana
3
0
Liver Failure
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Ana
2
0
Liver Disease
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Ana
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Ace
Ana
1
0
Suicide
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Ana
1
0
Shaking
Ace
Ana
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ana
Ace
7
4
Cancer
Ana
Ace
5
0
Addiction
Ana
Ace
4
6
Stomach Problems
Ana
Ace
4
0
Diabetes
Ana
Ace
3
0
Aura
Ana
Ace
2
0
Drowsiness
Ana
Ace
2
5
Tinnitus
Ana
Ace
2
0
Depression
Ana
Ace
2
0
Ear Infection
Ana
Ace
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Acetaminophen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Anacin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Acetaminophen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Anacin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Oral Drops, Oral Gel, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Suspension: 320 mg/10 mL, 325 mg/10.15 mL, 640 mg/20 mL, 650 mg/20.3 mL, 160 mg/5 mL, 160 mg/5 mL (5 mL)
Syringe: 9.6 mg/0.3 mL, 16 mg/0.5 mL, 80 mg/0.8 mL, 200 mg/2 mL, 80 mg/2.5 mL, 32 mg/mL
Liquid: 500 mg/15 mL, 160 mg/5 mL, 166.67 mg/5 mL, 300 mg/5 mL, 500 mg/5 mL
Solution: 1000 mg/100 mL (10 mg/mL), 325 mg/10.15 mL, 650 mg/20.3 mL, 160 mg/5 mL, 160 mg/5 mL (5 mL)
Suppository: 80 mg, 120 mg, 125 mg, 325 mg, 650 mg
Tablet: 80 mg, 160 mg, 325 mg, 500 mg, 650 mg
Capsule: 80 mg, 160 mg, 325 mg, 500 mg
Drops: 80 mg/0.8 mL, 120 mg/2.5 mL, 80 mg/mL, 100 mg/mL
Elixir: 80 mg/5 mL, 120 mg/5 mL, 130 mg/5 mL, 160 mg/5 mL
Gel: 160 mg/5 mL
Powder: 1000 mg
Tablet: 400-32 mg, 500-32 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Acetaminophen
Aspirin/Caffeine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Acetaminophen and Anacin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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