6

My grandmother was prescribed Dolo 325 (acetaminophen or paracetamol) after she had an episode of a silent heart attack. The dose is to be taken twice daily. Can anyone explain how this treatment might work?

  • 2
    This is a very interesting and important question. I hope it receives the answer it deserves. – anongoodnurse Sep 22 '17 at 14:52
  • 2
    Are you sure it's acetaminophen, not aspirin? Acetaminophen is generally for pain or fever, and post-MI has a better safety profile than NSAIDs. I googled Dolo 325; it showed a mix of Tramadol/Acetaminophen, which would make it similar to other opioid pain medications like Norco (Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen). – DoctorWhom Sep 23 '17 at 6:49
  • I'm certain, it is acetaminophen – CosmoSwas Sep 23 '17 at 7:17
  • Could it be a placebo? – CosmoSwas Sep 28 '17 at 4:03
  • 1
    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because we have no idea of the medical conditions of your relative. – Graham Chiu Mar 11 '18 at 5:39