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Accidently taking too much acetaminophen

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December 19, 2013
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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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