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.
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.
Accidental overdoses spike dramatically during the flu season, according to Dr. Kapil Sharma with the North Texas Poison Center.
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.
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.
Johnson & Johnson has announced another Tylenol recall due to a musty moldy odor linked to a trace chemical.
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.
Johnson & Johnson and other makers of cold and fever medications said Wednesday that they will discontinue infant drops of medicines containing acetaminophen.
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.”
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.
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.
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.