Acetaminophen dose for pleurisy?

I had it about a year ago and it hurt like hell when I breathed/coughed. I remember the doctor simply prescribed me ibuprofen- I think it was a large dose like 500 mg. Anyway, it made the swelling and pain go away and it was all good.

This time I have acetaminophen and I figured since it was an anti-inflammatory I could take it instead of getting a prescription but I need to know the right dose. Anyone know?

Tylenol will help with the pain but ibuprofen or motrin is better because it will decrease the inflammation as well as help with pain. try 600mg

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