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Acetaminophen in Rx drugs: For liver's sake, lower the dose, says FDA
Acetaminophen in Rx drugs: For liver's sake, lower the dose, says FDA

Apparently, a Food and Drug Administration warning four months ago was missed by many physicians, pharmacists and patients, so the agency, in an unusual move, saw fit Monday to remind us: Stop writing prescriptions for, stop dispensing prescriptions for, and stop taking prescription medications containing more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen. Your liver will thank you -- acetaminophen overdose has overtaken viral hepatitis infection as the most common cause of acute liver failure. It is now the second most common cause of liver failure requiring transplantation in the United States. "These products are no longer considered safe by FDA and have been voluntarily withdrawn"...

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