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Think beyond patient pain when recommending an OTC analgesic

When used as directed, TYLENOL® is an appropriate pain relief choice for many patients.

NSAIDS may interfere with a variety of treatment therapies

54%* of your patients may be at risk for adverse events if you’re not considering their comorbidities when recommending an analgesic.1

NSAIDs may interfere with some medications used for cardiovascular disease.2-4 NSAIDs also may not be suitable for certain osteoarthritis (OA) patients who have certain comorbidities.5

Recommend TYLENOL® with confidence

An established safety profile and proven analgesic efficacy make TYLENOL® an appropriate choice for many patients.


Pain Management for Adults

Why is TYLENOL® an effective analgesic?

Pain Relief for Adult Patients with Comorbidities

TYLENOL® may be a more appropriate analgesic choice than NSAIDs2,3,6-11

*Percentage of consumers age 45+ who have high blood pressure, kidney disease, or are taking low-dose aspirin for heart health and thus may not be appropriate to use NSAIDs.

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