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Extra pain pills can damage liver

...reliever seem to be rising, making acetaminophen the leading cause of acute liver failure. Use it correctly and acetaminophen, best known by the Tylenol brand...take too much, not realizing acetaminophen is in hundreds of products, from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/27/nat_36046.shtml
National
Consumers save with switch to generic

...price. "I guess I tend to think certain brands work better. I don't know," Ms. Johnson said, looking at the rows of acetaminophen on the shelf of an Eckerd drugstore. "It's probably all the same thing." The study, by Information Resources, was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/15/bus_228189.shtml
Business
J&J launches new cap to curb Tylenol overdoses

...over-the-counter drug contains acetaminophen, a pain-relieving ingredient that's...that makes Tylenol.Overdoses from acetaminophen send 55,000 to 80,000 people to...the Food and Drug Administration. Acetaminophen can be found in more than 600 common...

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At 50, Tylenol brand gaining steam on safety image

...children, has hit middle age. The world's best-known acetaminophen brand turns 50 on Tuesday, and it's more popular than...also has a rare risk of liver damage at very high doses. Acetaminophen had been used in Europe since 1893, but was little known...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/01/bus_18253.shtml
Business
Study suggests aspirin may lower risk of Hodgkin's disease

...such as ibuprofen. However, acetaminophen is a different type of painkiller...percent higher among regular acetaminophen users. The researchers caution people not to be frightened by the acetaminophen finding, because they are suspicious...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/19/liv_405128.shtml
Life & style
Capsules

...sufferers may get relief from plain old acetaminophen, a new study found. Migraine headaches...One-half took 1,000 milligrams of acetaminophen, and one-half took dummy pills that...Consumer Healthcare Co., which makes the acetaminophen painkiller Tylenol, funded the study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/28/ent_303815.shtml
Things to Do
Children's Motrin containers might contain adult Tylenol

...Pharmaceuticals said. The adult product contains an adult dose of acetaminophen. The children's product is a purple tablet with a grape...or a poison control center immediately. In children, an acetaminophen overdose can lead to nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/14/liv_415529.shtml
Life & style
Ask us: Bronchitis short-lived infection

...rest, increased fluid consumption and expectorants can help treat symptoms as the disease runs its course. Aspirin or acetaminophen can help treat the fever and discomfort. Q: Is it possible to have your Fallopian tubes untied once they have been tied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/17/met_236260.shtml
Metro
Owens denies suicide attempt

...analgesics. It relieves pain. - Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever...Together, hydrocodone and acetaminophen are used to relieve moderate-to-severe pain. - Hydrocodone and acetaminophen may also be used for purposes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/28/pro_98446.shtml
NFL
Study: Aspirin might cut risk of breast cancer

...relievers: aspirin, ibuprofen and acetaminophen. The link with aspirin was strongest...reduced risk was found among users of acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol. Aspirin, unlike acetaminophen, blocks the action of an enzyme...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/27/liv_416910.shtml
Life & style