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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).
Sun Pharmaceutical receives FDA approvals for 4 generics

Sun Pharmaceutical receives FDA approvals for 4 generics

Acute gastric injury due to high-dose analgesics?

Acute gastric injury due to high-dose analgesics?

FDA advisory committee to dscuss PMA for Genzyme's Synvisc-One

FDA advisory committee to dscuss PMA for Genzyme's Synvisc-One

Antibiotics causing most drug-induced liver injury

Antibiotics causing most drug-induced liver injury

Medications containing barbiturates or narcotics may make migraine worse

Medications containing barbiturates or narcotics may make migraine worse

Pain-relieving gel makes mammograms a less painful experience

Pain-relieving gel makes mammograms a less painful experience

Anti-inflammatory drugs may mask prostate cancer marker

Anti-inflammatory drugs may mask prostate cancer marker

Common painkillers lower levels of prostate cancer biomarker

Common painkillers lower levels of prostate cancer biomarker

Common painkillers may lower a man's risk of prostate cancer

Common painkillers may lower a man's risk of prostate cancer

Shots are nothing to shy away from with the right approach

Shots are nothing to shy away from with the right approach

Gleevec receives FDA priority review for gastrointestinal stromal tumors after surgery

Gleevec receives FDA priority review for gastrointestinal stromal tumors after surgery

Pain-relieving gel eases mammography discomfort

Pain-relieving gel eases mammography discomfort

Ibuprofen and acetaminophen shown to increase muscle mass and muscle strength

Ibuprofen and acetaminophen shown to increase muscle mass and muscle strength

Poison prevention starts with respecting, inspecting medicines

Poison prevention starts with respecting, inspecting medicines

CT scan can harm kidneys, but cheap drug can help

CT scan can harm kidneys, but cheap drug can help

Minorities less likely to receive pain-relieving opioid drugs in ER

Minorities less likely to receive pain-relieving opioid drugs in ER

Treatment with N-acetylcysteine is associated with better outcomes for children with liver failure

Treatment with N-acetylcysteine is associated with better outcomes for children with liver failure

Blacks, Hispanics less likely to get strong pain drugs in emergency rooms

Blacks, Hispanics less likely to get strong pain drugs in emergency rooms

New biochip technology could eliminate animal testing in chemicals and cosmetics industries

New biochip technology could eliminate animal testing in chemicals and cosmetics industries

Managing asthma

Managing asthma