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TYLENOL® vs BENGAY®

BENGAY® and TYLENOL® both help to temporarily relieve minor aches and pain, however they work in different ways. TYLENOL® is an oral analgesic that works to help relieve pain throughout your body and comes in a variety of forms including liquid gels, caplets, coated tablets, rapid release gels, and more. BENGAY® is a topical analgesic, which is limited to places that are amenable (i.e. joints) for topical treatment at the site of pain. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions and please note that the information below is not a substitute for the specific product's Drug Facts Label. Please always read and follow the label.

Explore our chart below to compare BENGAY® vs. TYLENOL® to help you decide if TYLENOL® or BENGAY® is the best pain reliever for your needs.

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BENGAY® Ultra Strength, Vanishing Scent
Characteristics
Forms Rapid Release Gels, Coated Tablets, Caplets Topical Gel, Patches
Active Ingredient Acetaminophen Camphor, Menthol, Methyl Salicylate
Dosing 2 pills every 6hrs while symptoms last; do not take more than 6 pills in 24 hours Apply to affected area no more than 3 to 4 times daily
From the #1 Doctor-recommended Brand of Pain Reliever
Yes
No
Relieves Fever
Yes
No
Relieves Minor Back Pain/ Backache
Yes
Yes
Relieves Minor Headache
Yes
No
Relieves Minor Muscle Pain/ Muscle Aches
Yes
Yes
Relieves Minor Premenstrual and Menstrual Pain
Yes
No
Relieves Minor Toothache
Yes
No
Relieves Minor Arthritis Pain/ Joint Pain
Yes
Yes
Provides Fast Pain Relief
Yes
Yes
Provides Targeted Pain Relief
No
Yes
Works Centrally to Relieve Your Pain
Yes
No
May be more appropriate for those with High Blood Pressure, Kidney Disease, Stomach Problems, or Heart Disease
Yes
Yes
Contains Liver Warning
Yes
1
No
1
Ask a doctor before use if you have liver disease. Severe liver damage may occur if you take more than 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in 24 hours, with other drugs containing acetaminophen, 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product.