FDA Asks Docs Not To Prescribe Big Dosages Of Acetaminophen
The FDA is asking doctors to stop prescribing drugs with more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen saying the risk for liver damage is too great.By Cliff Judy | January 15, 2014
Pills the FDA asked drug manufacturers to stop making are still on the shelves, so the agency took this message on acetaminophen to doctors.
"The FDA says there is no added benefit to combination drugs with more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen that outweighs the added risk for liver injury." (Via WXMI)
"The warning may be startling to anybody who has, for example, Tylenol Extra Strength in their medicine cabinet, which can contain 500 milligrams of the drug in each tablet." (Via CNN)