Definition of Acetaminophen

1. Noun. An analgesic for mild pain but not for inflammation; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets).




Definition of Acetaminophen

1. Noun. (American English) A white crystalline compound used in medicine as an anodyne to relieve pain and reduce fever. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Acetaminophen

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Medical Definition of Acetaminophen

1. The generic name for a common nonprescription medication useful in the treatment of mild pain or fever. This is called paracetamol in the UK. [American term] Synonym: paracetamol. (25 Jun 1999)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acetaminophen

acetalization
acetalizations
acetalize
acetals
acetamid
acetamide
acetamides
acetamidine
acetamidines
acetamido
acetamidoacrylate
acetamidobenzoate
acetamidocinnamate
acetamidos
acetamids
acetaminophen (current term)
acetaminophen deacetylase
acetaminophens
acetaminosalol
acetanilid
acetanilide
acetanilide esterase
acetanilides
acetanilids
acetanisole
acetarious
acetarsol
acetarsone
acetary
acetate

Literary usage of Acetaminophen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Drugs of Abuse (1996)edited by Carol Gibson edited by Carol Gibson (1996)
"2 Controlled Ingredient: codeine phosphate 15 mg Other Ingredient: acetaminophen 325 mg Trade Name: Phenaphen with Codeine No. ..."

2. Drugs of Abuseedited by Carol Gibson edited by Carol Gibson (1997)
"2 Controlled Ingredient: codeine phosphate 15 mg Other Ingredient: acetaminophen 325 mg Trade Name: Phenaphen with Codeine No. ..."

3. Guidelines for Treatment of Cancer Pain (1993)
"It is commonly combined with aspirin or acetaminophen. ... Some combinations contain as much as 750 mg acetaminophen per tablet; therefore, ..."

4. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, PT. 200-299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"“Alcohol Warning” [heading in boldface type]: “If you consume 3 on more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take acetaminophen on ..."

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