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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).
Multimodal analgesia is used less than 25% of the time prior to surgery

Multimodal analgesia is used less than 25% of the time prior to surgery

Nearly 30% of homes with young children have acetaminophen products stored unsafely

Nearly 30% of homes with young children have acetaminophen products stored unsafely

Tailored postoperative treatment plan for women at high risk for severe pain after cesarean delivery

Tailored postoperative treatment plan for women at high risk for severe pain after cesarean delivery

APhA encourages patients to discuss with pharmacist about pain and medications

APhA encourages patients to discuss with pharmacist about pain and medications

GSA's two forthcoming publications focus on pain relief and medication for seniors

GSA's two forthcoming publications focus on pain relief and medication for seniors

Inhibition of Sab protein protects liver from acetaminophen toxicity

Inhibition of Sab protein protects liver from acetaminophen toxicity

Simple pain relievers a better alternative to antipsychotic medications for dementia patients

Simple pain relievers a better alternative to antipsychotic medications for dementia patients

Oxycodone no safer than codeine for breastfed infants: New study

Oxycodone no safer than codeine for breastfed infants: New study

New meta-analysis reaffirms safety profile of aspirin for pain relief, fever

New meta-analysis reaffirms safety profile of aspirin for pain relief, fever

Dendritic cells play central role in regulation of acetaminophen's toxicity

Dendritic cells play central role in regulation of acetaminophen's toxicity

FDA, USP co-sponsors OTC drug products workshop

FDA, USP co-sponsors OTC drug products workshop

Labopharm, Angelini enter into agreement to reorganize partnership

Labopharm, Angelini enter into agreement to reorganize partnership

Cadence confirms FDA dosing recommendations for OFIRMEV

Cadence confirms FDA dosing recommendations for OFIRMEV

Covidien third quarter net sales increase 14% to $2.93 billion

Covidien third quarter net sales increase 14% to $2.93 billion

FDA approves Boca Pharmacal's Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Oral Solution ANDA

FDA approves Boca Pharmacal's Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Oral Solution ANDA

Checklist to stay healthy and active in summer

Checklist to stay healthy and active in summer

Endo recalls two lots of Endocet Tablets

Endo recalls two lots of Endocet Tablets

Summer safety tips to keep kids safe

Summer safety tips to keep kids safe

Tips for protecting your skin from sun's harmful rays

Tips for protecting your skin from sun's harmful rays

Enrollment complete in NeurogesX NGX-1998 Phase 2 clinical study for postherpetic neuralgia

Enrollment complete in NeurogesX NGX-1998 Phase 2 clinical study for postherpetic neuralgia