Acetaminophen, an over-the-counter medication commonly known as Tylenol(TM), is pain reliever and antipyretic (fever reducer) that, unlike aspirin has very few side-effects; it should be part of any first aid kit for these reasons.
Acetaminophen is very popular due its few side-effects and as a result is used for many different reasons.
Acetaminophen is commonly used to relieve fever.
Acetaminophen is used to relieve many different kinds of pain, especially for patients that are young or are already on other drugs.
Acetaminophen can cause kidney and liver damage or failure if too much is taken, this is especially true when it is taken with alcohol.