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How does acetaminophen interact with other medications?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

If you are taking the following drugs, acetaminophen can lead to side effects and should be avoided:

  • barbiturates
  • carbamazepine
  • dapsone
  • isoniazid
  • mipomersen
  • sorafenib
  • tyrosine kinase inhibitor (dasatinib or imatinib)

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