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The pain-reliever acetaminophen (also known as paracetomol) is one of the best-selling over-the-counter medications, used by more than 200 million Americans a year. It is sold under many brand names, including Tylenol, and is an ingredient in nearly 200 medications, both over-the-counter (such as Excedrin, Midol, NyQuil, and Sudafed) and prescription (such as Vicodin).
High blood pressure drug may also help prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

High blood pressure drug may also help prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

Expert discusses how to stay healthy during flu season

Expert discusses how to stay healthy during flu season

Increased rate of language delay in girls linked to acetaminophen use by mothers during pregnancy

Increased rate of language delay in girls linked to acetaminophen use by mothers during pregnancy

Ibuprofen intake could be leading to male infertility

Ibuprofen intake could be leading to male infertility

Pharmaceutical pollution can make aquatic microbial communities resistant to drugs

Pharmaceutical pollution can make aquatic microbial communities resistant to drugs

Paracetamol use during pregnancy may impair fertility of female offspring

Paracetamol use during pregnancy may impair fertility of female offspring

One in 20 children still receiving codeine to treat pain despite warning from federal regulators

One in 20 children still receiving codeine to treat pain despite warning from federal regulators

Sanford Health to study effectiveness of non-opioid medications for managing pain

Sanford Health to study effectiveness of non-opioid medications for managing pain

Review looks into conventional versus new treatment modalities in orthodontic pain management

Review looks into conventional versus new treatment modalities in orthodontic pain management

Continued Paracetamol exposure during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring

Continued Paracetamol exposure during pregnancy linked to ADHD in offspring

Sanford Health to evaluate effectiveness of non-opioid medications

Sanford Health to evaluate effectiveness of non-opioid medications

New set of guidelines released for managing and caring patients with mitochondrial disease

New set of guidelines released for managing and caring patients with mitochondrial disease

Bariatric surgical patients may be vulnerable to opioid dependence

Bariatric surgical patients may be vulnerable to opioid dependence

Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

New online tool offers opioid prescribing recommendations after surgery

New online tool offers opioid prescribing recommendations after surgery

Fever in first trimester of pregnancy increases risk for birth defects, study shows

Fever in first trimester of pregnancy increases risk for birth defects, study shows

Duke researchers unravel how fever in early pregnancy increases risk for heart, facial birth defects

Duke researchers unravel how fever in early pregnancy increases risk for heart, facial birth defects

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

First-ever treatment for Merkel cell carcinoma receives approval in Japan

Dying at home in an opioid crisis: Hospices grapple with stolen meds

Dying at home in an opioid crisis: Hospices grapple with stolen meds

Postoperative patients use fewer opioid medications than prescribed after hernia surgery

Postoperative patients use fewer opioid medications than prescribed after hernia surgery