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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).
Are NSAIDS enough for cancer pain?

Are NSAIDS enough for cancer pain?

Advice for patients who have been taking Celebrex or Bextra

Advice for patients who have been taking Celebrex or Bextra

New insight into anticoagulation therapies

New insight into anticoagulation therapies

Topical cream alternative to Vioxx

Topical cream alternative to Vioxx

Long-term use of opioid prescriptions by veterans

Long-term use of opioid prescriptions by veterans

Acetaminophen shows positive cardioprotective effects In heart attack, arrhythmia

Acetaminophen shows positive cardioprotective effects In heart attack, arrhythmia

Anesthetics are effective in reducing the pain of circumcision in newborns

Anesthetics are effective in reducing the pain of circumcision in newborns

Aspirin might well be considered the top utility player in the medicine cabinet

Aspirin might well be considered the top utility player in the medicine cabinet

Data demonstrate that Celebrex does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with arthritis and pain

Data demonstrate that Celebrex does not increase the risk of heart attack or stroke in patients with arthritis and pain

Definite link between migraine and menstruation

Definite link between migraine and menstruation

Debate over acetaminophen and acute liver failure

Debate over acetaminophen and acute liver failure

Chewing aspirin over a prolonged period could severely damage your teeth

Chewing aspirin over a prolonged period could severely damage your teeth

Kids as young as 6 who get frequent headaches may be using over-the-counter pain relievers too much

Kids as young as 6 who get frequent headaches may be using over-the-counter pain relievers too much

Women who regularly take aspirin at lower risk of breast cancer

Women who regularly take aspirin at lower risk of breast cancer

New figures suggest Scotland is in the middle of a mumps epidemic

New figures suggest Scotland is in the middle of a mumps epidemic

Males and females respond differently to brain injury

Males and females respond differently to brain injury

Menthol in topical creams relieves Osteoarthritis pain

Menthol in topical creams relieves Osteoarthritis pain

New and Generic Drug Approvals from FDA

New and Generic Drug Approvals from FDA

ULTRACET® Effective And Well Tolerated For Post-Surgical Pain

ULTRACET® Effective And Well Tolerated For Post-Surgical Pain