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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).
Forgiveness combined with acetaminophen can alleviate social pain

Forgiveness combined with acetaminophen can alleviate social pain

Roughly half of opioid prescriptions by dentists exceed pain-management guidelines

Roughly half of opioid prescriptions by dentists exceed pain-management guidelines

Important things you need to know about seasonal flu

Important things you need to know about seasonal flu

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Proper disposal of leftover medication can help reduce antibiotic resistance

Proper disposal of leftover medication can help reduce antibiotic resistance

UTHealth scientist receives NIH grants for liver injury research

UTHealth scientist receives NIH grants for liver injury research

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