Aspirin vs Tylenol for Common Cold

Aspirin
(OTC)
Tylenol
(OTC)
Aspirin is an antiplatelet medication and an anti-inflammatory, fever reducing and pain relief medication.
Tylenol is a pain relief medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for Common Cold
1.7
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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January 14, 2013
May 26, 1976
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
476,764 Discussions
699,556 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#4 for Miscarriage
#5 for Blood Clots
#6 for Heart Attack
#7 for Migraines
#8 for Stroke
#9 for Swelling
#10 for Cancer
#11 for Cramping
#12 for Fever
#13 for Acne
Aspirin is approved for Pain, Headaches and Clotting Disorder and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is taken to prevent Miscarriage and Blood Clots.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Headaches
#3 for Fever
#4 for Teething
#5 for Migraines
#6 for Swelling
#7 for Cramping
#8 for Cough
#9 for Discomfort
#10 for Flu
#11 for Back Pain
#12 for Pain Relief
#13 for Common Cold
#14 for Arthritis
Tylenol is approved for Pain, Headaches and Fever and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Asp
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Tinnitus
3
Liver Damage
1
Suicide
1
Chicken Pox
1
Hearing Loss
1
Stomach Irritation
1
Hypoglycemia
1
Exfoliation
1
Anaphylaxis
1
Tyl
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Liver Damage
4
Liver Disease
2
Liver Failure
1
Suicide
1
Hepatitis
1
Stomach Issues
1
Aura
1
Blurred Vision
1
Tinnitus
1
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Aspirin
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Tylenol
Tyl
Withdrawal Symptoms
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Tyl
3
5
Tinnitus
Asp
Tyl
3
1
Liver Damage
Asp
Tyl
1
4
Suicide
Asp
Tyl
1
1
Chicken Pox
Asp
Tyl
1
0
Hearing Loss
Asp
Tyl
1
0
Stomach Irritation
Asp
Tyl
1
0
Hypoglycemia
Asp
Tyl
1
0
Exfoliation
Asp
Tyl
1
0
Anaphylaxis
Asp
Tyl
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tyl
Asp
5
3
Liver Damage
Tyl
Asp
4
1
Liver Disease
Tyl
Asp
2
0
Liver Failure
Tyl
Asp
1
0
Suicide
Tyl
Asp
1
1
Hepatitis
Tyl
Asp
1
0
Stomach Issues
Tyl
Asp
1
0
Aura
Tyl
Asp
1
0
Blurred Vision
Tyl
Asp
1
0
Tinnitus
Tyl
Asp
1
3
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 Aspirin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Tylenol 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 Aspirin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tylenol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Oral Drops, Pill, Rectal Ointment
Dosages
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Tablet: 75 mg, 80 mg, 81 mg, 162 mg, 325 mg, 487.5 mg, 500 mg, 650 mg, 800 mg, 975 mg, 500-80-80-71 mg
Suppository: 60 mg, 120 mg, 125 mg, 130 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 325 mg, 600 mg, 650 mg, 1200 mg
Capsule: 81 mg, 162.5 mg
Gum: 227 mg
Packet: 650 mg
Tablet: 160 mg, 325 mg, 500 mg, 650 mg, 2-30-500 mg, 25-500 mg, 30-15-325 mg
Drops: 80 mg/0.8 mL, 15-5-160 mg/1.6 mL
Liquid: 166.67 MG/5ML, 167 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 500 mg
Elixir: 160 mg/5 mL
Ointment: 2%
Suspension: 100 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Aspirin , Aspirin/Caffeine
Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan Hbr/P-Ephed Hcl/Acetaminophen/Chlorphenir
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Aspirin and Tylenol: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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