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Former featured articleParacetamol is a former featured article. Please see the links under Article milestones below for its original nomination page (for older articles, check the nomination archive) and why it was removed.
Main Page trophyThis article appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page as Today's featured article on June 14, 2004.
Article milestones
May 10, 2004Featured article candidatePromoted
February 25, 2009Featured article reviewDemoted
Current status: Former featured article

Poor article basically saying paracetamol is useless...[edit]

To read this article, one would think that paracetamol is useless. Poor article. 2A00:23C8:9FF6:DC01:2147:38EA:4881:5694 (talk) 21:51, 29 October 2023 (UTC)[reply]

Article likely should be redone.[edit]

I noted the PARACETAMOL - descriptor - minor comment - I am sure TYLENOL is the far bigger brand name - and I'm a Brit.

Agree with others - given how much paracetamol/tylenol is in use - the article almost seems dismissive. BeingObjective (talk) 20:15, 2 November 2023 (UTC)[reply]

A Brit living in the USA... 2A02:C7C:DA9E:C00:7D5E:3D8C:A61C:E1C4 (talk) 08:41, 27 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

Australian Drug Scheduling[edit]

Page currently refers to Paracetamol's Scheduling in Australia as "Rx Only" Since this is not a term used by the TGA to describe drug Scheduling, I believe it should be changed to say S4/S3/S2/Unscheduled. Kalebz456 (talk) 05:46, 30 December 2023 (UTC)[reply]

Name of Article[edit]

Shouldn't this article be titled "Acetaminophen" instead of "Paracetemol", given that this is the generic name for the substance in the United States (as well as Canada), as it notes? Of course, this depends on who the English edition of Wikipedia is for, but the number of English speakers in the United States is larger than that in the United Kingdom. Of course, Paracetemol should still redirect to it. Quadibloc (talk) 21:27, 6 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]

I agree, I was somewhat surprised seeing paracetamol as its primary name. Also, there's a citation needed on the list of places that use the name acetaminophen. Not sure who wrote this, but as others have said, this article probably needs an overhaul. Jordan112011 (talk) 04:12, 27 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]
as per the manual of style, consistency is all that matters, though international names for things should be used.
Seeing as the WHO uses paracetamol over acetaminophen, perhaps it should remain paracetamol. 2A02:C7C:DA9E:C00:7D5E:3D8C:A61C:E1C4 (talk) 08:38, 27 April 2024 (UTC)[reply]