Houston Tylenol Attorney
FDA News Releases Tylenol Liver Damage
Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, has been linked to severe liver damage and liver failure when taken in excess of the recommended dose. The link between Tylenol and liver damage is most often seen in individuals taking drugs containing Acetaminophen over an extended period of time.
In a January 2011, Acetaminophen FDA News Release the FDA asked that all manufacturers of prescription combination products limit the acetaminophen content to no more than 325 milligrams in each tablet or capsule.
In addition to placing a limit on the amount of acetaminophen in prescription drugs, the FDA also began requiring manufacturers to include the risk of severe liver injury on the labels of all prescription combination acetaminophen products.
What is Tylenol?
Learn about uses of Tylenol
Tylenol (acetaminophen) is an over the counter pain reliever and fever reducer. It is commonly used to treat headaches, muscle aches, other bodily aches, colds, fevers and more.
History of Tylenol:
› goes by the generic name of acetaminophen
› contains the active ingredient acetaminophen
› was originally approved May 26, 1976
› is manufactured by McNeil Consumer
› is approved for the use of pain relief and fever reduction
Learn about Side Effects of Tylenol
While Tylenol (acetaminophen) can often be an effective form of pain relief and fever reduction, side effects associated with too much of the drug are often severe and sometimes life threatening.
› Liver damage
› Liver failure
Houston Tylenol Lawyer
Speak with a Houston Tylenol Attorney
For a free, confidential case evaluation, contact an experienced Houston Tylenol Attorney at Gary S. Tucker and Associates by dialing us toll free at (800) 275-5007 and/or filling out our contact form. We will answer any questions you may have regarding a Tylenol lawsuit.
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