Can acetaminophen relieve stomach pain?
Consider Your Stomach When Choosing Your Pain Reliever. It's good to know however that TYLENOL® will not irritate the stomach the way naproxen sodium (Aleve®), or even Ibuprofen (Advil®, MOTRIN®) can. TYLENOL® can help relieve your pain while being gentle on your stomach.
NSAIDs such as ibuprofen may cause ulcers, bleeding, or holes in the stomach or intestine. If you experience any of the following symptoms, stop taking ibuprofen and call your doctor: stomach pain, heartburn, vomit that is bloody or looks like coffee grounds, blood in the stool, or black and tarry stools.
- Over-the-counter pain relievers. Nonprescription pain relievers such as acetaminophen (Tylenol, others), aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) and naproxen (Aleve, others) can damage your liver, especially if taken frequently or combined with alcohol. Prescription medications.
- Adults and teenagers—1200 milligrams (mg) up to 3200 mg per day divided into three or four equal doses. Children—Dose is based on body weight and must be determined by your doctor.
- Some of the best foods for helping to reduce stomach pains include: ginger, aloe vera, raw honey, parsley, ginger and fennel – which all nourish the digestive tract and soothe nausea. fermented vegetables including kimchi and sauerkraut, or fermented drinks like kombucha (contain beneficial probiotics)
Here are my top foods to ease an upset stomach:
- Ginger. If you are vomiting or have bad nausea, have some fresh ginger!
- Papaya. Another great fruit to eat when you are feeling nauseous or unwell is papaya (or as we sometimes call it in Australia, paw paw).
- Bland Foods Like Rice, Potatoes & Toast.
- Ginger, and anti-emetic can lower the risk of vomiting, a common result of an upset stomach. This form of relief can have its drawbacks, because ginger ale is a carbonated drink means it is not the best for a gas-filled stomach. It is safe to say that ginger ale can in fact help an upset stomach.
- Regular oats should not be included in a low-fiber meal plan designed for people who need food that's easy to digest. This means no regular oatmeal, granola or baked goods containing whole oats. You can also eat oat-based breakfast cereals that contain fewer than 0.5 gram of fiber in a single serving.
- Bland foods that may help with diarrhea include:
- hot cereals, such as oatmeal, cream of wheat, or rice porridge.
- plain white rice.
- bread or toast.
- boiled potatoes.
- unseasoned crackers.
Updated: 25th September 2018