According to, paracetamol is a name for the generic drug acetaminophen, and is the common name for this drug used in the United Kingdom. Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in the branded medication Tylenol. More »

Aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide and simethicone are generic names for the Maalox brand of antacids and anti-gas medications, according to Maalox and its generic counterparts are available for purchase ... More »

Search for a brand name drug's generic name online at, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Click the Drugs link at the top of the home page, and then click the Drug Approvals and Databases link un... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen, does not contain aspirin. According to WebMD, paracetamol and aspirin both relieve pain and reduce fever, though by different means. Aspirin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory d... More »

According to WebMD, aspirin is an nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, which means it is anti-inflammatory and acts as a blood thinner, while paracetamol, known as acetominophen or Tylenol in the United States, is not. B... More »

Individuals cannot purcahse Excedrin Migraine in Canada because it is illegal to sell or import an analgesic drug that contains a mixture of acetaminophen and salicylic acid or derivatives of it, according to the Canadia... More »

Percocet is a pain relief drug, a combination of oxycodone hydrochloride and acetaminophen, which can be administered orally and injected intravenously, according to WebMD. Percocet is manufactured by Endo pharmaceutical... More »