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  • n. An NSAID used to treat mild pain.
  • n. A paracetamol tablet.


Contraction of the chemical name para-acetyl aminophenol. (Wiktionary)



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  • You're too kind. Most Americans call it Tylenol┬«.

    Is this also what Canadians call it? And what is the name of Dramamine® (motion sickness pills) in Canada? Grovel? Gravel? WTF?

    April 26, 2009

  • What Americans call acetaminophen.

    April 26, 2009