Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is a safe and effective pain reliever for mild to moderate acute back pain. It is also used as a fever reducer. The benefits are usually felt 30 - 60 minutes after ingestion, and it can be taken every 4 - 6 hours. Side effects can include skin rashes or inflammation, and in rare cases, damage to the liver or kidneys.
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