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Bold Warning From Strong Painkiller Tylenol

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August 29, 2013
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The maker of Tylenol is changing its packaging to better warn consumers of the risks of taking too much acetaminophen. Overdosing can cause dangerous, even deadly, liver damage, and consumers aren't always reading the fine print.


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Tylenol Getting Acetaminophen Warning Label

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Newsy (Aug. 30, 2013) — Beginning in October, Tylenol will contain a warning about its main ingredient acetaminophen, which is the leading cause of liver failure in the US
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Accidently Taking Too Much Acetaminophen

Accidently Taking Too Much Acetaminophen

Ivanhoe (Dec. 19, 2013) — It’s one of the most popular pain medicines in the U.S., but every year, 150 Americans die from accidently taking too much acetaminophen, the drug found in Tylenol. The drug is linked to more deaths than any other over-the-counter pain reliever.
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California Doctor Says New Painkiller a "drug Dealer's Dream"

California Doctor Says New Painkiller a "drug Dealer's Dream"

Reuters - US Online Video (Mar. 7, 2014) — Painkiller 'Zohydro' -- said to be 10 times stronger than Vicodin -- is about to hit the U.S. market, and it has doctors concerned. Gavino Garay reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Powerful New Painkiller Worries Dr's, Lawmakers

Powerful New Painkiller Worries Dr's, Lawmakers

AP (Mar. 13, 2014) — A powerful, new opiate painkiller is now at some major pharmacies. Zohydro is a twice-a-day pure hydrocodone pill that addiction experts fear will be abused widely but some pain specialists say should be available to treat certain patients. (March 13) Video provided by AP
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