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Old 08-18-2007, 12:09 PM   #6
Susie Rosenberg
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Actually, Tylenol is not an anti-inflammatory. The generic name of Tylenol is acetomenophen, and it reduces pain and fever, but not inflammation, which is component of almost every exercise-related injury.

OTC (non-presciption) anti-inflammatories include naprosyn (Naproxen, Aleve) and ibuprofen (Motrin and others), and aspirin. These drugs also reduce pain and fever, but additionally, decrease the inflammatory response.

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