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Acetaminophen: Is it Really Your Safest Option?

November 6, 2015

By Tori Bumgardner, PharmD Student Cedarville University Acetaminophen has long been a popular over-the-counter product used to treat pain and fever in both adults and children (1). It is recommended to women as the preferred pain medication while pregnant. The FDA has been approved for dosing in individuals of all... View Article

Will treating a fever lead to wheezing?

November 24, 2014

By Aric Carroll, PharmD Student A young child is very susceptible to getting sick, and with that sickness often comes fever. How do most parents treat their child’s fever? The answer for the past few decades has been acetaminophen. In many countries around the world, the first line drug approved... View Article

Quality of Life Significantly Reduced In Acetaminophen-Induced Liver Failure

December 2, 2013

by Calvin Anderson, PharmD student Acetaminophen, commonly known as Tylenol, is one of several analgesics available over-the-counter and is found to help alleviate symptoms such as headaches and fevers. Other available over-the-counter analgesics include ibuprofen, naproxen, and aspirin, which have different methods of action for treating pain. Acetaminophen is the... View Article