Tylenol for Arthritis with Warfarin?

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marciemarine

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When I went to see the cardilogist for my 7 month post-op check, I asked him what I might take for the arthritis I have in the Achilles tendons in my feet. I am on Warfarin and he told me I could take Tylenol Arthritis. Is that a good idea? I tried some a couple of days ago and it makes the stiffness in my ankles some better and I'm able to walk better like the doctor would lke. I am just curious since I thought Tylenol is a no-no with Warfarin.

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Tylenol is fine especially if your doctor said it was okay to take. I've been on coumadin (warfarin) for 34 years & occasionally I will take a Tylenol or two for headache & arthritis also. :)
 

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tylenol(acetaminophen)

tylenol(acetaminophen)

I have also taken warfarin a long time (40 years) after valve replacement. I often taken acetaminophen for pain, headache etc. Currently taking 2 to 4 500mg per day for degenerative disc pain. Docs advise taking no more than 3000 mg per day (for me). Acetaminophen is the generic for Tylemol and is a LOT cheaper. :)
 

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I have taken Tylenol almost everyday since my surgery 5 years ago..1 or 2..500mg...mainly for old ache pains.:p hardly ever have a headache...Just for sore muscles, ect..keep an ache in my left shoulder from driving, opening car door, ..and buckling in Grandchildren in their carseats..What a pain..but know..I have to reach over and get them buckled in....and son, the policeman..says I should even do it with my age 5 year old Grandson..He says they should be in car seats..no matter what age, weight..until they are older...so much safer for them..:) (booster for the older ones)..bonnie
 

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Tylenol is the only pain reliever/fever reducer to use while on Coumadin. Safest anyhow. Doesnt' work for me though, so I go to the no no's.
 

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Ross

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If Tylenol does not work for you..what are the No/NO's?:D Other than scripted pain pills?...Bonnie
 

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Yes, Tylenol (acetaminophen) is perfect with coumadin/warfarin.

Advil (ibuprofen) works well, but is NOT good with coumadin/warfarin.

Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) is NOT good with coumadin/warfarin except in prescribed therapeutic dosages.
 
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