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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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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
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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
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
Study casts more doubt on the safety of popular pain killers

...anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs. These include brands of ibuprofen and virtually all other over-the-counter pain pills except acetaminophen or Tylenol. Short-term use of these medications - two weeks or less - for headaches or other pain is still considered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/20/liv_450782.shtml
Life & style
If celebrating involves drinking, be ready for mourning after

...tenderized by alcohol. Avoid pain relievers that include acetaminophen because it can be toxic to the liver if you've been drinking...irritated by the alcohol, may object. Don't use drugs with acetaminophen, which can be toxic to the liver when alcohol is present...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/24/ent_248266.shtml
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