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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).
Blood gene expression signatures predict exposure levels

Blood gene expression signatures predict exposure levels

Chili peppers and pain relief

Chili peppers and pain relief

New guidelines for treating low-back pain

New guidelines for treating low-back pain

Caffeine and acetaminophen don't mix well

Caffeine and acetaminophen don't mix well

Paracetamol and coffee after a big night not such a good idea

Paracetamol and coffee after a big night not such a good idea

Coping with urinary incontinence

Coping with urinary incontinence

Ortho-McNeil settles patent cases against Par/Kali

Ortho-McNeil settles patent cases against Par/Kali

Paracetamol for pain relief after surgical removal of lower wisdom teeth

Paracetamol for pain relief after surgical removal of lower wisdom teeth

Paracetamol overdoses drop without package size legislation

Paracetamol overdoses drop without package size legislation

Genzyme files for FDA approval of single-treatment Synvisc-One

Genzyme files for FDA approval of single-treatment Synvisc-One

Avoid Chinese toothpaste!

Avoid Chinese toothpaste!

All pain medications may raise risk of heart attack or stroke

All pain medications may raise risk of heart attack or stroke

JRRD releases issue on pain

JRRD releases issue on pain

FDA says beware of glycerin imported from China

FDA says beware of glycerin imported from China

Mixing certain allergy medications with other medicines can have hazardous effects on your health

Mixing certain allergy medications with other medicines can have hazardous effects on your health

Gleevec available to patients in post-surgical GIST study

Gleevec available to patients in post-surgical GIST study

Effects of changing Paracetamol pack size regulations in UK

Effects of changing Paracetamol pack size regulations in UK

When it comes to easing the pain, Ibuprofen best for children

When it comes to easing the pain, Ibuprofen best for children

Common painkillers raise mens' risk of hypertension

Common painkillers raise mens' risk of hypertension

Millions of bottles of a common pain killer recalled

Millions of bottles of a common pain killer recalled