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According to About.com, 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 »

Search for a brand name drug's generic name online at FDA.gov, 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 »

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

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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 »

The primary over-the-counter non-NSAID, or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, pain medication is acetaminophen, according to WebMD. Narcotic pain relievers are not NSAIDs, but prescription drug formulas commonly combi... More »

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