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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).
New FDA program targets drug dosage errors

New FDA program targets drug dosage errors

Cadence Pharmaceuticals reports net loss of $11.4 million for three months ended September 30, 2009

Cadence Pharmaceuticals reports net loss of $11.4 million for three months ended September 30, 2009

FDA announces new initiative program to reduce risks from inappropriate medication use

FDA announces new initiative program to reduce risks from inappropriate medication use

Commonly used pain reliever may be associated with asthma in children and adults

Commonly used pain reliever may be associated with asthma in children and adults

Common pain killers may blunt the effect of flu shots

Common pain killers may blunt the effect of flu shots

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals and Phebra team up to commercialize Caldolor injection

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals and Phebra team up to commercialize Caldolor injection

Novartis' Tasigna capsules meets primary endpoint in comparison trial with Gleevec

Novartis' Tasigna capsules meets primary endpoint in comparison trial with Gleevec

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals publishes data on its Phase III intravenous ibuprofen study

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals publishes data on its Phase III intravenous ibuprofen study

Four Pharma companies underpay Medicaid rebate obligations, pay $124M to resolve allegations

Four Pharma companies underpay Medicaid rebate obligations, pay $124M to resolve allegations

Health Canada issues Notice of Non-Compliance to Winston Laboratories for CIVANEX

Health Canada issues Notice of Non-Compliance to Winston Laboratories for CIVANEX

FDA urges consumers to exercise care on online H1N1 drug products

FDA urges consumers to exercise care on online H1N1 drug products

Legendary coach helps raise awareness on osteoarthritis

Legendary coach helps raise awareness on osteoarthritis

Grunenthal to distribute Labopharm's tramadol-acetaminophen formulation in EU market

Grunenthal to distribute Labopharm's tramadol-acetaminophen formulation in EU market

Antidotes effective for treating acute liver failure patients in early stages of disease

Antidotes effective for treating acute liver failure patients in early stages of disease

Opioid drugs may not be effective for osteoarthritis

Opioid drugs may not be effective for osteoarthritis

Phase 3 results of Transdel's lead topical pain drug Ketotransdel announced

Phase 3 results of Transdel's lead topical pain drug Ketotransdel announced

Cumberland to present clinical trial data of Caldolor at the AAPM annual meeting

Cumberland to present clinical trial data of Caldolor at the AAPM annual meeting

Acetaminophen can prevent age-related problems

Acetaminophen can prevent age-related problems

Optimized diabetes management with the CONTOUR(R) USB blood glucose meter

Optimized diabetes management with the CONTOUR(R) USB blood glucose meter

Diabetic nerve pain: Most bothersome complication of diabetes

Diabetic nerve pain: Most bothersome complication of diabetes