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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).
Carbon monoxide foam in the fight against inflammation

Carbon monoxide foam in the fight against inflammation

Study finds asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection induced comparable memory B cell responses to mild symptomatic infection in young adults

Study finds asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection induced comparable memory B cell responses to mild symptomatic infection in young adults

Study: Prescribing rate of non-opioid pain medications increased after 2016 CDC guideline

Study: Prescribing rate of non-opioid pain medications increased after 2016 CDC guideline

Prescribing lower quantities of opioids may effectively control postoperative pain after knee surgery

Prescribing lower quantities of opioids may effectively control postoperative pain after knee surgery

Low-cost intervention could easily be used to right-size opioid prescribing after surgery

Low-cost intervention could easily be used to right-size opioid prescribing after surgery

What you need to know about monkeypox

What you need to know about monkeypox

Researchers assess the evidence basis for medications used to treat spine-related pain in older adults

Researchers assess the evidence basis for medications used to treat spine-related pain in older adults

The impact of NSAIDs on COVID-19 severity

The impact of NSAIDs on COVID-19 severity

Understanding caregivers' attitudes toward post-operative opioid use in pediatric patients

Understanding caregivers' attitudes toward post-operative opioid use in pediatric patients

Combination of certain drugs along with ibuprofen can cause acute kidney injury

Combination of certain drugs along with ibuprofen can cause acute kidney injury

Drug misuse is not exclusive to the opioid epidemic, suggests study

Drug misuse is not exclusive to the opioid epidemic, suggests study

New study offers valuable information on ocular drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics

New study offers valuable information on ocular drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Oral penicillin may be a safer option for people with high-risk rheumatic heart disease

Febrile seizures in children: Key things to know

Febrile seizures in children: Key things to know

Could drugs derived from microalgae be effective against COVID-19?

Could drugs derived from microalgae be effective against COVID-19?

Oral acetaminophen helps manage tonsillectomy pain in children at lower costs

Oral acetaminophen helps manage tonsillectomy pain in children at lower costs

New AHA Presidential Advisory addresses opioid use and its effects on heart and brain health

New AHA Presidential Advisory addresses opioid use and its effects on heart and brain health

Study reports on COVID-19 vaccine-related adverse events in young Japanese population

Study reports on COVID-19 vaccine-related adverse events in young Japanese population

Study determines the mechanism behind respiratory inflammation and finds effective treatment

Study determines the mechanism behind respiratory inflammation and finds effective treatment

Blocking IL-11 signaling can promote liver regeneration after paracetamol-induced damage

Blocking IL-11 signaling can promote liver regeneration after paracetamol-induced damage