Definitions

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  • n. paracetamol; acetaminophen.

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  • n. an analgesic for mild pain but not for inflammation; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)

Etymologies

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From the trademark Panadol.

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  • Americans know it as tylenol. It's generally safe for everyone and is available without a prescription.

    July 14, 2008

  • A paracetamol pain killer used as a generic term for all pain killers.

    July 14, 2008