Tylenol

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Study: Acetaminophen During Pregnancy Linked To Childhood ADHD

If you don’t recognize the name acetaminophen it’s the active ingredient listed on the back of every bottle of Tylenol and it is the drug most commonly used by pregnant women. A new study may have some women thinking twice about taking the medication.

CBSDFW.COM–02/24/2014

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Dallas Pharmacist Credits Education With The Ability To Help Save Lives

When a child comes into the emergency room at Children’s Medical Center, Eddie Mercado is part of the trauma team that is responsible for making sure the right medications are administered to the child.

12/30/2013

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Flu Patients Overdosing On Over-The-Counter Meds

Accidental overdoses spike dramatically during the flu season, according to Dr. Kapil Sharma with the North Texas Poison Center.

CBS 11–01/22/2013

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J&J Recalls 574,000 Bottles Of Infant Tylenol

Johnson & Johnson, plagued by product recalls, says it is pulling some versions of infant Tylenol off store shelves due to problems with a device that helps measure doses.

02/17/2012

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Many Parents Confused By Changes In Children’s Medicine

Changes to children’s cold medicine may confuse some parents. Doctors and the FDA are warning parents to read the labels on liquid acetaminophen, or Tylenol, to avoid giving children the wrong dose.

01/04/2012

Extra Strength Tylenol sits on a shelf in a drugstore. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

J&J Recalls More Tylenol Extra Strength Pills

Johnson & Johnson has announced another Tylenol recall due to a musty moldy odor linked to a trace chemical.

06/29/2011

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FDA Panel Backs Infant Doses For Children’s Tylenol

Federal health experts said Wednesday that dosing instructions for children younger than 2 years old should be added to Children’s Tylenol and similar products containing acetaminophen.

05/18/2011

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Drugmakers Discontinuing Acetaminophen Infant Drops

Johnson & Johnson and other makers of cold and fever medications said Wednesday that they will discontinue infant drops of medicines containing acetaminophen.

05/05/2011

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Study: Aspirin May Lower Pancreatic Cancer Risk

A new study suggests aspirin can actually help reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer. The American Association of Cancer Research describes the findings as “significant.”

CBSDFW.COM–04/04/2011

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Report Says Parents Fret Too Much Over Fevers

Fever phobia is rampant among parents of young children, according to a myth-busting American Academy of Pediatrics report that advises against treatment every time a kid’s temperature inches up.

CBSDFW.COM–02/28/2011

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FDA Lowering Acetaminophen Amounts In Rx Painkillers

Federal health regulators are limiting the amount of acetaminophen in Vicodin, Percocet and other prescription painkillers that have been linked to thousands of cases of liver damage each year.

CBSDFW.COM–01/13/2011

Tablets of the cholesterol drug Lipitor sit in a tray at a pharmacy.

Pfizer Recalls Lipitor Due To Moldy Smell

Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. announced Friday it would recall 38,000 bottles of its blockbuster cholesterol drug Lipitor due to an unpleasant odor, the third recall this year related to the problem.

10/29/2010

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