Study finds long-term use of acetaminophen during pregnancy may increase a child’s risk of ADHD
(Natural News) Life begins at conception, but is molded in gestation. Pregnancy is the most important stage of a human being’s development, especially in the early stages when the central nervous system (including the brain) is formed. Through science, we discovered that genes from both contributors, the mother and father, are passed down and inherited... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Painkiller danger: Studies conclude paracetamol (acetaminophen) taken during pregnancy alters reproductive development of females, resulting in compromised fertility of daughters
(Natural News) Many health experts have recently begun finding more evidence on the risks of painkillers. This evidence includes the dangers of taking too many analgesics such as paracetamol and the potential damage it can cause to our liver, kidneys, and other body systems. According to a study, which was published in the online journal Endocrine Connections, pregnant women... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can acetaminophen/dimethyl sulfoxide formulation prevent accidental and intentional acetaminophen hepatotoxicity? - Algfeley SG, Al-Rejaie SS, Nagi MN.
An overdose of acetaminophen (APAP) causes liver injury in experimental animals and humans. The activation step (formation of reactive metabolite, N-acetyl-p-benzoquinone imine by cytochrome P450 system) and the consequent downstream pathway of oxidative s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Acetaminophen found to be a potent liver toxin... and it's the No. 1 ingredient in Tylenol
(Natural News) Acetaminophen is a popular over-the-counter pain reliever also sold under the brand name Tylenol. The accessibility of acetaminophen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) lends credence to pharma industry’s claims that these drugs are safe. But research has consistently shown that acetaminophen and other NSAIDs can be quite dangerous. Statistics show that acetaminophen... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aspirin vs. Tylenol (acetaminophen)
Title: Aspirin vs. Tylenol (acetaminophen)Category: MedicationsCreated: 1/28/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/28/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - January 28, 2019 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Acetaminophen can induce a zombie-like state that makes people emotionless and uncaring
(Natural News) Is your over-the-counter pain reliever turning you into a zombie? New research has shown that might just be the case. While you may not have a hankering for brains that you can’t explain, it turns out acetaminophen (the active ingredient in drugs like Tylenol) can turn off more than just your pain — it... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioids after wisdom teeth removal should be a last resort, not a routine prescription
In most cases, post-surgical dental pain can be controlled without opioids, through anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen, in combination with non-opioid pain relievers, such as acetaminophen. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Opinion Source Type: news

A natural source of antioxidants, this humble plant native to the Middle East is effective in treating stress-related disorders
(Natural News) A study, published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, reveals that Fagonia olivieri has antioxidant potential that makes it a prospective treatment for acetaminophen-induced liver damage. The group of researchers, who come from Quaid-i-Azam University and Government College Women University Sialkot, evaluated the antioxidant content of the crude methanol extract of the whole... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acetaminophen Suppositories (Acephen) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - December 15, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Lyrica (pregabalin) vs. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)
Title: Lyrica (pregabalin) vs. Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/11/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - December 11, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine (Alagesic LQ, Capacet, Dolgic Plus, Esgic, Fioricet, and Others)
Title: butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine (Alagesic LQ, Capacet, Dolgic Plus, Esgic, Fioricet, and Others)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/10/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - December 10, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Is acetaminophen the most dangerous OTC pain reliever of all?
(Natural News) If a natural health product or supplement was known to cause 56,000 emergency room visits, over 100,000 calls to poison control centers, 26,000 hospitalizations and more than 450 deaths each year, what are the chances that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would allow its manufacturer to continue distribution? The answer is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Designing a safer building block for drug discovery by harnessing visible light
(University of Michigan) When you reach for a bottle of acetaminophen, you may be looking for relief from a headache. But if you take more than what is recommended, the drug can damage your liver. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Role of extracellular vesicles in release of protein adducts after acetaminophen-induced liver injury in mice and humans - Duan L, Ramachandran A, Akakpo JY, Weemhoff JL, Curry SC, Jaeschke H.
Formation of acetaminophen (APAP) protein adducts are a critical feature of APAP hepatotoxicity, and circulating protein adducts have recently been utilized in bioassays for identification of APAP overdose in humans. Despite their clinical significance, me... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Xodol (Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 9, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Should You Take Aspirin Every Day? Here ’s What the Science Says
Aspirin is best known as an over-the-counter painkiller. But acetylsalicylic acid, as it’s called chemically, has many other health benefits, as well as side effects, in the body that have only become clear in recent years. Here’s what the latest science says about the health benefits and side effects of aspirin, as well as which conditions it may treat and those it doesn’t appear to improve. (If you are taking aspirin for any reason other than for periodic pain relief, it’s best to consult with your doctor to confirm whether the benefits outweigh the risks in your particular case.) How aspirin affe...
Source: TIME: Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Drugs healthytime Source Type: news

Xodol (Hydrocodone Bitartrate and Acetaminophen Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 8, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

hydrocodone/acetaminophen (Vicodin, Norco)
Title: hydrocodone/acetaminophen (Vicodin, Norco)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - November 5, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Poison center exposures due to therapeutic misuse of nonprescription acetaminophen-containing combination products in the United States 2007-2016 - Brass EP, Burnham RI, Reynolds KM.
BACKGROUND: Overdoses due to therapeutic misuse result when the maximum dose of a drug is exceeded while using it for its intended purpose, due to either intentionally exceeding the label dose, misunderstanding the label or use of more than one product wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Here ’s How to Tell if You Have a Cold or the Flu
Your nose is dripping like a leaky faucet, your throat is sore and you can’t stop sneezing. You don’t have a fever, but you feel wiped out—like you could curl up on the floor and fall asleep. Do you have a cold or the flu? If you guessed cold, you’re probably right. But experts say that differentiating the common cold (an upper respiratory infection) from the flu (influenza) can be trickier than most people assume. “There is huge overlap among non-influenza viruses and the symptoms produced by influenza and other bugs,” says Dr. Bruce Barrett, a professor of family medicine and community...
Source: TIME: Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

How a common drug causes liver failure
(American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) A study of liver cells exposed to the common painkiller acetaminophen found a novel mechanism for the drug's toxicity at high doses. Researchers say a protein modification called glutathionylation, kicked off by acetaminophen treatment, impairs liver cell mitochondria. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Acetaminophen Can Reduce Recurrence of Febrile Seizures
TUESDAY, Oct. 9, 2018 -- Acetaminophen can reduce the risk for febrile seizure (FS) recurrence during the same fever episode among infants and children, according to a study published online Oct. 8 in Pediatrics. Shinya Murata, M.D., Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Bupap (Butalbital and Acetaminophen Tablets) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - October 8, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

The suppressed truth about Tylenol: It's toxic to children
(Natural News) If you were to ask your average mainstream doctor, or investigate the issue in official scientific journals, chances are you’d discover that acetaminophen (Tylenol) is generally classified as being safe for pregnant women and developing children. But a closer look at actual science tells a much different story. While the internet is saturated... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Recommendations for Hand Osteoarthritis Released New Recommendations for Hand Osteoarthritis Released
The 2018 EULAR update on management of hand OA begins with education, exercise, orthoses, and topical NSAIDs as first-line pharmacological treatment. Use of acetaminophen is discouraged.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

The therapeutic benefits of coconut water vinegar in treating liver damage
(Natural News) Vinegar made from coconut water has been commonly consumed in some cultures to treat diseases, such as liver disorders and inflammation. In a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, coconut water vinegar was found to help treat liver damage induced by acetaminophen. A team of researchers from Malaysia and Vietnam... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The influence of acetaminophen and observational conditioning on the acquired capability for suicide - Chiurliza B, Joiner TE.
The effects of acetaminophen and a reading task on physical pain tolerance and fearlessness about death were tested in 106 undergraduate students. Participants were randomized into four groups, each receiving either acetaminophen or no medication, along wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it safe to mix acetaminophen and alcohol?
People take acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol or Tylenol, to treat pain and fever. In combination with alcohol, this drug can cause side effects, such as stomach upset, or severely damage the liver. In this article, we outline the risks of combining acetaminophen and alcohol and give tips on how to stay safe. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Taking acetaminophen during pregnancy delays speech development in baby girls
(Natural News) A new study found that taking the painkiller acetaminophen during pregnancy slows down the speech development of baby girls by up to six times. Acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol, is the active ingredient in hundreds of over-the-counter and prescription medicines for pain relief and fever. To study the effect of the pain reliever on the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Percocet (oxycodone and acetaminophen, Roxicet, Tylox, Oxycet)
Title: Percocet (oxycodone and acetaminophen, Roxicet, Tylox, Oxycet)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - August 16, 2018 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is acetaminophen-hydrocodone?
Acetaminophen-hydrocodone oral tablet is a prescription medication used to treat moderate to severe pain. It ’s a combination drug that contains an opioid (hydrocodone). It’s available as a generic drug and as the brand-name drugs Norco and Vicodin. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Liver damage caused by OTC painkillers reduced by this folk remedy
(Natural News) Over-the-counter painkillers like acetaminophen can damage the liver and cause serious health problems. A new study by Malaysian researchers suggested that compounds from a common fern can protect the liver from toxic acetaminophen. Every day, the liver gets exposed to various substances, many of them toxic. It normally detoxifies and expels those toxic chemicals,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use of Acetaminophen for Patent Ductus Arteriosus Closure Use of Acetaminophen for Patent Ductus Arteriosus Closure
This article provides an update regarding the use of acetaminophen to close a patent ductus arteriosus.Pediatric Pharmacotherapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Acetaminophen, NSAIDs and Risk of IBD Exacerbation Acetaminophen, NSAIDs and Risk of IBD Exacerbation
Does the use of NSAIDs or COX-2 inhibitors exacerbate Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

IV Acetaminophen Minimally Helpful for Colectomy Pain
FRIDAY, July 6, 2018 -- Intravenous acetaminophen does not decrease opioid utilization to a clinically significant threshold among colectomy patients, according to a study published in the July issue of Anesthesiology. Isaac Wasserman, M.P.H., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

OTC pain meds mess with your head: Study suggests that as they suppress physical pain, they also suppress empathy and emotional pain
(Natural News) There is growing evidence that over-the-counter (OTC) pain medicines have adverse effects on the brain. OTC pain medicines, such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen, could affect the mind of its users, according to a review of studies published in the journal Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences. The study was carried out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: IV acetaminophen just as effective as oral Tylenol in bowel procedures
Intravenous acetaminophen has no additional benefits over oral Tylenol for patients undergoing colorectal procedures, according to a new study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Using Tylenol regularly can cause asthma and COPD
(Natural News) A study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine pointed to acetaminophen as a significant risk factor for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), among other lung conditions. Acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol, is a drug used to treat fever and provide relief from moderate pain. It’s an... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acetaminophen Cuts Kidney Risk in Kids' Heart Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- The higher the dose, the lower the odds of acute kidney injury (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - May 15, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Less Acute Kidney Injury in Kids' Heart Surgery With Acetaminophen
(MedPage Today) -- The higher the dose, the lower the observed odds of acute kidney injury (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - May 15, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Early Post-Op APAP Exposure May Cut AKI Risk in Peds Cardiac Sx
TUESDAY, May 15, 2018 -- For pediatric patients undergoing cardiac surgery, early postoperative acetaminophen exposure may be associated with a reduced rate of acute kidney injury (AKI), according to a study published online May 14 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Acetaminophen aids with fever, pain
Over-the-counter pain relief medications come in many different names, shapes and sizes. According to Mayo Clinic experts, one of the most common and effective options is acetaminophen, also known in its brand form as Tylenol. Jason Howland talks to a Mayo family physician and pharmacist about the benefits and risks of acetaminophen in this Mayo [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Ask Well: If Fever Helps Fight Infection, Should I Avoid Fever-Reducing Drugs?
The best evidence suggests that there is neither harm nor benefit to treating a fever with fever-reducing medications like acetaminophen or ibuprofen. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RICHARD KLASCO, M.D. Tags: Fever Antibiotics Ibuprofen (Drug) Sepsis Infections Source Type: news

Meta-Analysis: Acetaminophen, NSAIDs Don't Consistently Worsen IBD
(MedPage Today) -- But authors stop short of recommending change in guidelines (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 2, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Poisonings with paracetamol, salicylates and dextromethorphan - problem evaluation based on data from Toxicological Laboratory and Poison Information Center in Krakow in 2010-2015 - Gom ółka E, Hydzik P, Szkolnicka B.
The aim of the paper was to study frequency of laboratory determinations and toxicological information related to over-the-counter drugs (OTC): paracetamol (acetaminophen), salicylates and dextromethorphan. The research was based on data from Toxic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Acetaminophen Use in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Autism, ADHD Risk Acetaminophen Use in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Autism, ADHD Risk
Prolonged use of acetaminophen during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Opioid prescribing and risk mitigation implementation in the management of acute pain: Results from The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network.
CONCLUSIONS:Most dentists reported infrequent PDMP use and counseling patients regarding risks, storage, and disposal of opioids. Higher frequency of opioid prescribing was associated with less consistent risk mitigation implementation.PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS:When opioid prescribing is indicated, risk of misuse and diversion may be mitigated by consistent PDMP use and provision of patient education. Dental education in this arena is needed. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 25, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Advil + Tylenol Better Than Opioids for Dental Pain
In the study, Aminoshariae's team reviewed more than 460 published studies and found that a combination of 400 milligrams of ibuprofen (such as Advil or Motrin) and 1,000 milligrams of acetaminophen (Tylenol) was more effective than opioid medications (for example, Vicodin, Oxycontin) for adults. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advil Plus Tylenol Better Than Opioids for Dental Pain
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- Over-the-counter ibuprofen and acetaminophen provide better relief for dental pain than prescription opioids and are less likely to cause side effects, researchers say. " What we know is that prescribing narcotics should... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Systems toxicology approach to identifying paracetamol overdose - Mason CL, Leedale J, Tasoulis S, Jarman I, Antoine DJ, Webb SD.
Paracetamol (acetaminophen (APAP)) is one of the most commonly used analgesics in the United Kingdom and the United States. However, exceeding the maximum recommended dose can cause serious liver injury and even death. Promising APAP toxicity biomarkers ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news