Acetaminophen

Drug Name
Acetaminophen

Brand Name(s)
Tylenol®, Tylenol Arthritis®, Tylenol® Muscle Aches and Body Pain, etc.

Drug Class
Non-prescription medication

Acetaminophen is used to treat pain associated with osteoarthritis and, sometimes, inflammatory forms of arthritis.


This information was last updated November 2017, with expert advice from:

Jason Kielly, B.Sc. (pharm.), Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Clinical Pharmacist, Rheumatic Health Program, Eastern Health

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