Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
New Study Examines Anti-Inflammatory Medicines And Heart RisksFor aches and pains, headache and fever, people will take anti-inflammatory drugs -- for example Advil, Aleve, Motrin -- all available over the counter.
Study Examines Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy, Child Behavioral IssuesAcetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, has been a go-to medicine for pregnant women with aches and pains and fever. Now a British study shows a pattern of behavioral issues in the children of mothers who took this drug during pregnancy.
Doctors Warn Of Dangers Caused By Taking Too Much TylenolAcetaminophen, known commonly by brand name Tylenol, is in more than just Tylenol. It’s in NyQuil, Robitussin, Excedrin products and many others.
Could Acetaminophen Worsen Asthma Symptoms?The study published today in the journal “Pediatrics” basically says, acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, can spark new cases of asthma and make existing cases worse.
FDA Panel Reviews Dosage Information For AcetaminophenIf you look on a bottle of children's acetaminophen, you'll see the instructions for infants are pretty much non-existent. It only says to call your doctor.
Acetaminophen Overdoses Lead To Thousands Of ER VisitsDo you know what ingredients are in your cold medicine? Some contain acetaminophen, commonly known as Tylenol. Overdoses lead to 78,000 emergency room visits a year.