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Re: Hepatitis and Tylenol (Acetaminophen)
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Posted by Rachel
on January 14, 2000 at 18:46:01:
In Reply to: Hepatitis and Tylenol (Acetaminophen) posted by Rick on November 28, 1999 at 11:37:20:
: I need to know where to get some literature about taking Tylenol while being infected with Hepatitis. I can't find any links on the matter.
: My doctor told me that ANYONE that has had HEP should never take Tylenol (Acetaminophen). Any links or literature would be great.
Tylenol is filtered through the liver and since hepatitis is an infection of the liver, whether acute or chronic, tylenol should not be taken i order not to put even more strain on that organ. Ibuprophen is a much better bet as it is filtered through the kidneys.
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