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Tylenol 3 is acetaminophen and codeine. Neither of those medications have any anti-inflammatory properties. Ibuprofen is an example of an anti-inflammatory. ! Any comments?

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  1. Ilda says:

    prescribed with some type of NSAID or other anti-inflammatory, or the drug itself may be a combination drug that has an inflammation reducer in it – Tylenol 3 is

  2. Joey says:

    Im not sure about that….could be because of stress…or maybe your period changing cycles….but Ive always been told you should wait til a week after missing your period to either a) go to the doctors and see or b) take a pregnancy test to make sure…..just hopefully you werent having unprotected sex while taking antibiotics…especially if you were taking birth control….cuz antibiotics interferes with birth control to where you could get pregnant…but if you dont think your pregnant…Id still wait a week after the time your suppose to get your period and if nothing…then call your doctor to see what they have to say…good luck! Plus another thought that came to mind is that you might have a longer cycle than just 25 days now….so Id just wait and see…and if nothing then call…I had to do that once….cuz I missed a month….and then at the beginning of the next month I had my period…and I knew I wasnt pregnant…even though I got tested came out neg…turned out my cycle had changed….to where it was a longer cycle than a shorter one like I use to be used to…

  3. Laticia says:

    Is Aspirin an effective anti-inflammatory or should one use Tylenol knee? A friend of mine has or Advil for a sprained an injured knee, possibly torn ligaments and insists tha

  4. Vinita says:

    Advil contains and anti-inflammatory drug and Tylenol is more of a pain reliever. But Advil works as a pain reliever too. More:http://www.chacha.com/question/which-is-an-anti%26%2345%3Binflammatory-and-which-is-a-pain-reliever-between-tylenol-and-advil

  5. Barrie says:

    Omega-3 fatty acids are essential polyunsaturated fatty acids that are found in foods such as salmon, tuna, mackerel, sardines, tuna, herring and halibut, algae, and nut oils such as flax seed, canola, walnut and soybean oil. Omega-3 fatty … More:http://www.livestrong.com/ibs-medication/

  6. Marlyn says:

    What it does is basically compete for the omega-6 fatty acids, which are pro-inflammatory. That is, they are the building blocks of those eicosanoids that cause pain, whereas the omega-3 fatty acids inhibit their formation; therefore, they … More:http://www.cbn.com/health/NaturalHealth/drsears_qanda.aspx

  7. Brianna says:

    3. Other drugs used in managing chronic pain include muscle relaxants, However, Tylenol does not have anti-inflammatory activity whereas others do.

  8. Armandina says:

    Tylenol is made of a drug called acetaminophen. Advil is made of ibuprofen and falls into a category of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or Detail:http://www.ehow.com/about_5393578_aspirin-vs-tylenol-vs-advil.html

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