Tylenol side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Tylenol side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Tylenol. The review is based on 90,619 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Tylenol

Tylenol has active ingredients of acetaminophen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Tylenol 94,114 users)

On Nov, 21, 2017

90,619 people who take Tylenol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Tylenol side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • vomiting
  • acute hepatic failure
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal pain
  • rash
  • infusion related reaction
  • abdominal pain upper
  • pruritus
  • diarrhoea
  • accidental overdose
1 - 6 months:
  • abdominal pain
  • hypoaesthesia
  • vomiting
  • abortion spontaneous
  • pulmonary embolism
  • death
  • atrial fibrillation
  • pruritus
  • salivary gland calculus
  • weight decreased
6 - 12 months:
  • atrial septal defect
  • atrial fibrillation
  • dehydration
  • abortion spontaneous
  • arthralgia
  • bronchitis
  • nausea
  • staring
  • thrombocytopenia
  • vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • death
  • adverse event
  • abdominal pain
  • blood bicarbonate increased
  • cerebral artery occlusion
  • cerebral infarction
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • hepatotoxicity
2 - 5 years:
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • angina pectoris
  • asthenia
  • acute hepatic failure
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood pressure decreased
  • body temperature decreased
  • sinus tachycardia
  • abdominal distension
5 - 10 years:
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • angina unstable
  • basilar artery thrombosis
  • disease progression
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anger
  • asthenia
  • atrial septal defect
10+ years:
  • adverse event
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • dyspepsia
  • weight increased
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain lower
  • cardiac arrest
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • death
  • deep vein thrombosis
not specified:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia
  • death
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • abdominal discomfort

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • death
  • back pain
  • abdominal discomfort
male:
  • drug ineffective
  • death
  • asthenia
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • vomiting
  • back pain
  • abdominal discomfort

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • drug administration error
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • accidental overdose
  • convulsion
  • death
  • accidental overdose (therapeutic agent)
  • rash
  • cough
2-9:
  • vomiting
  • accidental overdose (therapeutic agent)
  • drug ineffective
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • convulsion
  • abdominal pain
  • accidental overdose
  • cough
10-19:
  • abdominal pain
  • crohn's disease
  • drug ineffective
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • intentional overdose
  • arthralgia
  • dyspnoea
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain upper
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • vomiting
  • arthralgia
  • chest pain
  • intentional overdose
30-39:
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • vomiting
  • chest pain
40-49:
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • anaemia
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal discomfort
  • back pain
50-59:
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anaemia
  • abdominal distension
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • drug ineffective
  • asthenia
  • arthralgia
  • anaemia
  • abdominal pain
  • death
  • abdominal pain upper
  • abdominal discomfort
  • atrial fibrillation
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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