News tagged with tylenol

J&J tries new cap to curb fatal Tylenol overdoses

Bottles of Tylenol sold in the U.S. will soon bear red warnings alerting users to the potentially fatal risks of taking too much of the popular pain reliever. The step, disclosed by the maker of Tylenol, comes amid lawsuits ...

Aug 29, 2013
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Doubling up on cold, flu remedies may harm liver

(HealthDay)—Taking too much acetaminophen, an active ingredient in many commonly used drugs for fever and pain relief, including Tylenol, can cause liver damage, experts at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warn.

Jan 30, 2013
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J&J Q3 net income drops 7 percent on higher costs

Johnson & Johnson's third-quarter profit fell 7 percent as increased research and production costs offset higher sales for its medicines and medical devices and new revenue from its biggest acquisition ever.

Oct 16, 2012
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Is the U.S. ready for home HIV tests?

At the pharmacy, you can buy anything from tea kettles to Tylenol. But what if you could buy a rapid HIV test over the counter and test yourself in the privacy of your own home?

May 21, 2012
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Tylenol is a North American brand of drugs for relieving pain, reducing fever, and relieving the symptoms of allergies, cold, cough, and flu. The active ingredient of its original, flagship product, acetaminophen (called "paracetamol" outside North America), is marketed as an analgesic and antipyretic. Like the words "acetaminophen" and "paracetamol", the brand name is derived from the chemical name for the compound, N-acetyl-para-aminophenol (APAP). The brand is owned by McNeil Consumer Healthcare.

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