What is Tylenol (Acetaminophen)?

Acetaminophen is a medicine that is used to relieve fever, body and muscle aches. The medicine comes in a 100 tablet box. There are two potencies of Acetaminophen: normal and strong. Normal potency contains 325 mg while strong potency has 500 mg tablets.

How Long Does Tylenol Last?

Each 325 mg tablet of Tylenol lasts in your system for four to six hours. If you are getting Acetaminophen tablets then make sure not to take more than one dose in four to six hours.

Moreover, If you are taking a 500 mg tablet, it can stay in your system for up to six hours.

If you are taking Tylenol oral suspension then it can last in your system for six hours as well.

How Long Does it Take for Tylenol to Work in Adults?

Acetaminophen is a fast-absorbing drug that will go to your bloodstream very quickly. And you will feel it’s working within 20 to 30 minutes. Sometimes it can take up to 60 minutes as well for Tylenol to work.

However, if you are taking Tylenol by mouth and with food, then you may expect a delay in it’s working, yet the effect will last for four to six hours.

How Long Does Tylenol Stay in your System?

As I mentioned above, a single dose of Tylenol can stay in your system for up to six hours so you don’t need to take too many doses of Acetaminophen. 

Moreover, the amount of Acetaminophen that you should take daily also depends on the age, sex, medical conditions.

Acetaminophen comes in 325 to 650 mg potency and it is recommended that not exceed 1000mg per dose every four to six hours.

So this is the answer to How Long Does Tylenol Last in your system. Also, note that this article is for educational purposes. If you are feeling unwell then contact your physician immediately.

Conclusion

So this is the article about how long does Tylenol last and I hope you will get benefits from my post. However, I am an pharmacist and I will never suggest you any medicine so always ask your doctor before you took any medication. Thanks


Refrrences

  1. www.health.harvard. edu/pain/acetaminophen-safety-be-cautious-but-not-afraid
  2. www.drugs. com/medical-answers/how-long-for-tylenol-start-work-513549/