Acetaminophen is a non-narcotic analgesic (pain reliever) and antipyretic (fever reducer).
Acetaminophen works by elevating the threshold to pain, that is, in order for pain to be felt, greater stimulation of the nerves responsible for the sensation of pain is necessary. It reduces fever through its action on the temperature-regulating center of the brain. It contains a narcotic pain reliever (hydrocodone) and a non-narcotic pain reliever (acetaminophen).
Related remedy: Tylenol 650 mg.
People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may experience breathlessness. This physical symptom can trigger anxiety and panic in some people. Breathing exercises, medication, and other techniques can help people control these psychological symptoms. Learn more about COPD and anxiety here.
A new review concludes that by targeting B lipoproteins in middle-aged people, we could prevent atherosclerosis and associated cardiovascular diseases.
People with ulcerative colitis may experience flare-ups, times when symptoms are more prominent, between periods of remission, when symptoms lessen or disappear. The goal of treatment is to keep ulcerative colitis in remission. In this article, we look at what remission is and how to prevent symptoms.