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Paracetamol (acetaminophen ... by John R. Posted Sat 14 Aug 2010 12:44am Paracetamol (acetaminophen) taking doubles asthma risk for teenagers, study finds I am pleased to see an admission towards the end of the article that there is no proof that paracetamol CAUSES asthma. The association reported is in fact completely unsurprising. Once again you have to ask WHY people do things. People who take more painki ... Read on »
Acetaminophen (paracetamol) use, measles-mumps-rubella vaccination, and autistic disorder by Cheryl Patient Expert Posted Fri 03 Jul 2009 2:07pm The results of a parent survey Stephen T. Schultz University of California San Diego, and San Diego State University, USA, Stephen.schultz@med.navy.mil, stevendri@hotmail.com Hillary S. Klonoff-Cohen University of California San Diego, USA Deborah L. Wingard University of California San Diego, USA Natacha A. Akshoomoff Univers ... Read on »
Acetaminophen - Coffee Combination Is Extremely Toxic to the Liver by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm 1 Comment If you take Tylenol (acetaminophen) don't take it with coffee. A new study from the University of Washington says the combination may be extremely dangerous for the liver. Researchers performed the study on E. coli bacteria that had been genetically modified to produce a human liver enzyme that breaks down the pain killing chemical acetamin ... Read on »
Preventing Acetaminophen Toxicity In The Elderly by Brian Wolstenholme Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sat 04 Jul 2009 10:59pm From Geriatrics Pharmacy Intern: Seth Rana, PharmD (c) Palm Beach Atlantic University College of Pharmacy Acetaminophen is a commonly used over-the-counter (OTC) medication popularly known as Tylenol. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), acetaminophen has been a primary cause of 56,000 emergency room visits each year for liv ... Read on »
Using Acetaminophen with Caution by stuart Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:20pm Source: MS Foundation Newsletter (MSFYi) September was National Pain Awareness Month, a time to focus both on pain and pain-relief. One of the most popular over-the-counter pain relievers, acetaminophen, has drawn the FDA’s attention recently due to the problem of liver injury related to the use of acetaminophen in both over-the- ... Read on »
Management of Acetaminophen Toxicity by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Sat 27 Mar 2010 12:00am Acetaminophen or commonly known as Paracetamol, is the most used antipyretic and analgesic in the whole world. It is readily available over-the-counter as a component of common drugs for fever and headache in most parts of the world. The chemical name of paracetamol is N-acetyl-p-aminophenol (APAP). Due to its ubiquitous presence, acetaminop ... Read on »
Management of Acetaminophen Toxicity by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Sun 07 Aug 2011 12:07am Acetaminophen or commonly known as Paracetamol, is the most used antipyretic and analgesic in the whole world. It is readily available over-the-counter as a component of common drugs for fever and headache in most parts of the world. The chemical name of paracetamol is N-acetyl-p-aminophenol (APAP). Due to its ub ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA warns of rare but serious skin reactions with the pain reliever/fever reducer acetaminophen by FDA Posted Thu 01 Aug 2013 3:04pm View and print full Drug Safety Communication (PDF - 130KB) Safety Announcement [8-1-2013]  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is informing the public that acetaminophen has been associated with a risk of rare but serious skin reactions.  These skin reactions, known as Stevens-Johnso ... Read on »
Acetaminophen use and Autism. by Nestor L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am A review of: Schultz, S.T., Klonoff-Cohen, H.S., Wingard, D.L., Akshoomoff, N.A., Macera, C.A., Ming Ji, . (2008). Acetaminophen (paracetamol) use, measles-mumps-rubella vaccination, and autistic disorder: The results of a parent survey. Autism, 12 (3), 293-307. DOI: 10.1177/1362361307089518 A study in the latest issue of the journal Autism ex ... Read on »
Common Painkiller Acetaminophen Linked to Asthma. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 12:00am Common Painkiller Acetaminophen Linked to Asthma http://www.naturalnews.com/028328_acetaminophen_asthma.html The common painkiller acetaminophen may increase the risk of asthma and other allergies in both children and adults, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of British Columbia-Vancouver and published in the ... Read on »