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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).
Consortium launches ambitious project to transform the treatment of pain

Consortium launches ambitious project to transform the treatment of pain

This story contains a warning that might cause alarm — or apathy

This story contains a warning that might cause alarm — or apathy

Measles heralds state of emergency in Samoa

Measles heralds state of emergency in Samoa

'Smart toilets' may work as real-time method of monitoring health

'Smart toilets' may work as real-time method of monitoring health

Study: Medication use is common in pregnant women with preeclampsia

Study: Medication use is common in pregnant women with preeclampsia

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts

Study identifies several drugs with potential to prevent suicide attempts

Mount Sinai launches new mobile precision wellness iPhone app

Mount Sinai launches new mobile precision wellness iPhone app

Acetaminophen exposure in the womb may increase child's risk for ADHD, ASD

Acetaminophen exposure in the womb may increase child's risk for ADHD, ASD

New ADA guideline: Antibiotics not recommended for toothaches

New ADA guideline: Antibiotics not recommended for toothaches

Study: One-third of children having tonsillectomies benefitted from opioid-free surgery and recovery

Study: One-third of children having tonsillectomies benefitted from opioid-free surgery and recovery

Colorectal surgery patients in ERAS program report less pain, use fewer opioids

Colorectal surgery patients in ERAS program report less pain, use fewer opioids

Unnecessary opioid prescribing after cesarean delivery remains high

Unnecessary opioid prescribing after cesarean delivery remains high

Osteoarthritis has no cure, but symptoms can be managed

Osteoarthritis has no cure, but symptoms can be managed

Study examines daily distribution of drugs at major U.S. children's hospital

Study examines daily distribution of drugs at major U.S. children's hospital

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Paracetamol poisoning soars over the past decade in Australia

Paracetamol poisoning soars over the past decade in Australia

Over $1.6 million grants to support research on opioid pain medication use during pregnancy

Over $1.6 million grants to support research on opioid pain medication use during pregnancy

Study finds rates of new persistent opioid use among women after vaginal or cesarean delivery

Study finds rates of new persistent opioid use among women after vaginal or cesarean delivery

Change in care protocol of weight-reduction operations exceeds its desired effect

Change in care protocol of weight-reduction operations exceeds its desired effect

Addressing patients' mental and emotional distress after surgery

Addressing patients' mental and emotional distress after surgery