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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 study shows even non-prescription painkillers raise blood pressure in women

New study shows even non-prescription painkillers raise blood pressure in women

Chronic use of nitroglycerin for chest pain could lead to mitochondrial damage

Chronic use of nitroglycerin for chest pain could lead to mitochondrial damage

Acetaminophen, when taken as directed, is safe for patients with liver disease

Acetaminophen, when taken as directed, is safe for patients with liver disease

Colon cancer patients who took aspirin regularly fared better after surgery

Colon cancer patients who took aspirin regularly fared better after surgery

Paracetamol linked to asthma and reduced lung function

Paracetamol linked to asthma and reduced lung function

NSAIDs okay for tonsillectomy, new study finds

NSAIDs okay for tonsillectomy, new study finds

Drug that reduces the pain of fibromyalgia and improves sleep

Drug that reduces the pain of fibromyalgia and improves sleep

High-rise homes have the highest levels of cockroach allergens

High-rise homes have the highest levels of cockroach allergens

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