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(Science: drug) 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.

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Re: Why is mixing alcohol with drugs bad?

... takes a pathway with several contributing enzymes, which are not all available in equal amounts or work at equal efficiencies. You can overdose on acetaminophen because a liver-toxic intermediary accumulates at an enzyme bottleneck. The process is made worse if that bottleneck enzyme is also being ...

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by Darby
Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why is mixing alcohol with drugs bad?
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Why is mixing alcohol with drugs bad?

... help explain this? What I am getting at is why is it unadvised to mix alcohol with certain drugs? AND, how could these drugs (Ibuprofen, aspirin, acetaminophen, etc.) cause liver damage (specifically, bleeding) in conjuction with alcohol? When the liver becomes inundated with large quantities ...

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by eXce11eNt
Sun Jan 13, 2008 6:36 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why is mixing alcohol with drugs bad?
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The Fiber Disease

... the crosslinked polymeric substrate. The method according to claim 1, wherein the imprinting molecule is selected from the group consisting of acetaminophen, amilacin, amitriptyline, chloramphenical, cyclosporine, desipramine, digitoxin, digoxin, disopyramide, ethosuximide, flecainide, gentamicin, ...

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by London
Wed Dec 20, 2006 8:43 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Acetaminophen and penicillin

is it okay to take the two together? (500 mg ea.) I know that you guys are not doctors or anything, I was just wondering if you had any ideas. Thanks!

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by blankscreen
Tue Jun 27, 2006 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Acetaminophen and penicillin
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Period help

First I always try chocolate I've used acetaminophen and also ibuprofen they do work at times. Excerising like walking and swiming I find helpful. Hot water bottle or heating pad over the abdomen, or a hot as you can stand it bath. Some people ...

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by Carolynparsons
Wed Feb 01, 2006 7:43 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Periods
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