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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).
Positive data from Biogen Idec's AVONEX clinical trial on multiple sclerosis presented at CMSC 2011

Positive data from Biogen Idec's AVONEX clinical trial on multiple sclerosis presented at CMSC 2011

Long-term, regular acetaminophen use may be associated with lower prostate cancer risk

Long-term, regular acetaminophen use may be associated with lower prostate cancer risk

Panel votes 20-0 for reformed labeling of kids’ pain & fever relieving medication

Panel votes 20-0 for reformed labeling of kids’ pain & fever relieving medication

Journal of Burn Care & Research publishes Caldolor clinical study data in hospitalized patients

Journal of Burn Care & Research publishes Caldolor clinical study data in hospitalized patients

AGA's cutting-edge research on GI disorders to be presented at DDW 2011

AGA's cutting-edge research on GI disorders to be presented at DDW 2011

Labopharm first quarter total revenue increases to $5.3 million

Labopharm first quarter total revenue increases to $5.3 million

New study: Text-heavy labels can reduce acetaminophen overdose

New study: Text-heavy labels can reduce acetaminophen overdose

NeurogesX first quarter revenue is $3.2 million for 2011

NeurogesX first quarter revenue is $3.2 million for 2011

NPR: 3 in 4 prescriptions are for generic drugs

NPR: 3 in 4 prescriptions are for generic drugs

Covidien second quarter net sales up 10% to $2.80 billion

Covidien second quarter net sales up 10% to $2.80 billion

Florida Hospital uses flexible surgery instruments from Apollo Endosurgery for stomach tumor extraction

Florida Hospital uses flexible surgery instruments from Apollo Endosurgery for stomach tumor extraction

Cumberland acquires Vanderbilt's ifetroban rights

Cumberland acquires Vanderbilt's ifetroban rights

New publication on therapeutic hypothermia and temperature management

New publication on therapeutic hypothermia and temperature management

Genzyme, Isis present mipomersen phase 3 study data in severe heFH at ACC meeting

Genzyme, Isis present mipomersen phase 3 study data in severe heFH at ACC meeting

Aspirin usage associated with decrease in pancreatic cancer risk

Aspirin usage associated with decrease in pancreatic cancer risk

Consumption of popular pain reliever during pregnancy may put children at increased risk for asthma

Consumption of popular pain reliever during pregnancy may put children at increased risk for asthma

USP teams up with FDA, CHPA to update quality standards for common medications

USP teams up with FDA, CHPA to update quality standards for common medications

MPC urges everyone to program poison center phone number into mobiles

MPC urges everyone to program poison center phone number into mobiles

Ibuprofen may protect against development of Parkinson's disease

Ibuprofen may protect against development of Parkinson's disease

Treat discomfort not fever say the new pediatric guidelines

Treat discomfort not fever say the new pediatric guidelines