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  1. Acetaminophen, often referred to by the brand name Tylenol, is one of the most common medications you'll use in your life and throughout your nursing career. Roughly 20%(1) of American adults take acetaminophen in a given week. Its combination o...
  2. What can you run iv tylenol with.

    Do you run iv Tylenol with anything other than normal saline?
  3. Hello all, I am a psychiatric nurse who has been working in the field for about a year now. Today, I had a patient who complained of severe abdominal pain and had a history of endometriosis which had gotten so bad to the point where they recomme...
  4. New use for Tylenol?

    Occasionally I have run across old ladies that say they use Tylenol to help them sleep (not Tylenol P.M., mind you -- the regular stuff). I would always blow it off, thinking that it was all in their heads. Now on some of our standing orders, the do...
  5. A patient is ordered Tylenol #3 1 tab, po, TID. and 1 tab Q 4-6h PRN I know I should know this. I am ashamed for even asking but, If the patient gets one Tylenol #3 at 0600, 1200 and 1700. The patient wakes up in horrible pain at 0600 and i...
  6. Tylenol for 10/10 pain?

    LTC - had a LOL with acute pain, likely exacerbation of undiagnosed compression # after a fall a week ago. Screaming, grimacing, little to no relief with repositioning. She did have a PRN for extra strength Tylenol, however given the level of pain ex...
  7. Morning Tylenol

    My boss keeps telling me I'm getting baptized by fire into school nursing. We are going through a influenza outbreak, roughly 10 confirmed cases of both A and B EACH. I sent home 12 kids today after their morning dose of Tylenol wore off. Twelve. ...
  8. New grad here. I started working two weeks ago at a SNF, as a med nurse. Today the treatment nurse asked me for a Tylenol. I said, "Sure, for which patient?" She said, "For me, my back is killing me." I told her I didn't feel comfortable giving her s...
  9. Neuro pt & Tylenol

    I got a confusing order yesterday and I can't seem to find the answer. We had a pt with a Hx of ruptured AVM with normalized cranial pressures following repair & placement of VP shunt. The pt is 4 mo post-op with no new neuro deficits. Pt present...
  10. Hello I just started my first day at ob semester and I had a frustrating day ;( I've made so many mistakes in one day already but this question I still don't know the answer to. My instructor asked me why my patient is taking ibuprofen inst...
  11. COVID-19 "Tylenol Test" T /F?

    So the world had turned topsy-turvy with COVID-19. My wife and kids are both home because everything has shut down. They have been social distancing, as it were, for about two weeks. The only exception is that my wife had to go to the local ER a w...
  12. Hi guys, I made my first med error yesterday and feel terrible. I work on a combined OB floor and had a patient who had elevated AST and ALT (75 and 52) . The doctor had Tylenol and Motrin ordered for pain control after her c-section, and so I gave b...
  13. This is going to sound gross, and it was, but we got a good laugh out of it... I was taking care of your typical ICU patient the other night. Tylenol was ordered around the clock to control a fever. On dayshift, the patient was not tolerating her t...
  14. I have noticed that a lot of my patients are on either on Tramadol or tylenol 3, not so many on Narco.
  15. Is there a note in the manual saying that we cannot put tylenol suppository when pt currently has flexiseal? I know its kinda common sense but just wondering.. tylenol dissolved fast
  16. Acetaminophen, a medication used for the relief of pain and fever, is a common staple in medicine cabinets around the world and can be found in both over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription formulations. Outside of North America, acetaminophen is bett...
  17. Tylenol toxicity? How serious?? Please read!

    hi ER nurses. my sister apparently tried to overdose on tylenol PM or was taking it too much over a few days maybe to help her sleep. she is in the ER right now and the docs told my BIL that she has toxic amounts of tylenol in her system and that s...
  18. Is Tylenol Safe in Pregnancy?

    News reports came out this week regarding a consensus statement that more studies be done on the safety of acetaminophen in pregnancy (Bauer, Swan, Kriebel, Liew, Taylor, Bornhag, et al, 2021). Some of the headlines are alarming: FOX news headline ...
  19. Pt. complains of pain. Rates pain at 3 out of 5. Pt. prn pain medications orders are Tylenol 3 and Codeine. Which medication do you administer first, Tylenol 3 or Codeine? Or do you administer both? And what's the rationale behind it?
  20. I have a pt. who stated she was allergic to morphine. She had just had an abdo surgery done. The medications ordered by the MD to control her pain was Tylenol 3 w/ Codeine. When I did my morning assessment I noticed that she was tachycardic (P=130...