Do you think parents will EVER get the message !?!
They readily use this - EVEN on babies under 6 months !!
News from an FDA conference which started yesterday:
" As the second day of the Food and Drug Administration's meeting began, the agency is asking more than 35 experts to discuss ways to prevent overdose with acetaminophen — the pain-relieving, fever-reducing ingredient in Tylenol and dozens of other prescription and over-the-counter medications.
Acetaminophen is one of the most widely used drugs in the U.S. Many patients find it easier on the stomach than ibuprofen or aspirin, which can cause ulcers.
Despite years of educational campaigns, acetaminophen remains the leading cause of liver failure in the U.S., sending 56,000 people to the emergency room annually, according to the FDA. There are about 200 acetaminophen-related deaths each year. "...
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This is not new news and this is if it's used more than it should be.
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