What do you think is the most dangerous medicine in your medicine chest? New research suggests it’s an old favorite used by young and old alike: acetaminophen. Dr Dave Hnida reports on a new study that says it’s easier to OD on acetaminophen products than we previously thought.
The makers of Extra Strength Tylenol have just changed the recommended dosage of their product. But unless you’re a math major, you still may have trouble staying within the safe range of the active ingredient: acetaminophen. Medical Editor Dr Dave Hnida has some advice.
Federal health officials are considering whether to add dosing instructions for children under 2 years old to products such as Children’s Tylenol.