News tagged with tylenol

FDA panel backs infant doses for kids' Tylenol

(AP) -- Federal health experts say dosing instructions for children younger than 2 years old should be added to Children's Tylenol and similar products containing acetaminophen, the popular pain reliever and fever reducer.

May 18, 2011
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FDA found bacteria in lots for recalled Tylenol

(AP) -- Ingredients used by Johnson & Johnson in some of the 40 varieties of children's cold medicines recalled last Friday were contaminated with bacteria, according to a report by the Food and Drug Administration.

May 04, 2010
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Teens dangerously uninformed about OTC medication

The majority of teens say they have never heard of acetaminophen - or what the appropriate dosing of it is even with access to the label instructions - despite having taken the medication recently, according to a new University ...

May 02, 2010
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Acetaminophen Alone Works Well for Postpartum Pain

For many mothers of newborns, lingering pain from the delivery can interfere with their first days with their infant. A recent review examined whether over-the-counter medications containing acetaminophen - Tylenol for example ...

Mar 17, 2010
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Johnson&Johnson expands Tylenol recall

(AP) -- Johnson & Johnson expanded a recall of over-the-counter medications Friday, the second time it has done so in less than a month because of a moldy smell that has made users sick.

Jan 15, 2010
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J&J recalls infants', children's liquid Tylenol

(AP) -- Johnson & Johnson's McNeil unit said Thursday it is voluntarily recalling 57 lots of infants' and children's liquid Tylenol products because of possible bacterial contamination.

Sep 25, 2009
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Questions and answers about pain medicine dangers

(AP) -- A Food and Drug Administration panel has recommended limits on Tylenol and other drugs containing acetaminophen because of risks for liver failure. Maximum recommended doses for over-the-counter Tylenol would be ...

Jul 07, 2009
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FDA panel: Lower maximum daily dose of Tylenol

(AP) -- Government experts called for sweeping safety restrictions Tuesday on the most widely used painkiller, including reducing the maximum dose of Tylenol and eliminating prescription drugs such as Vicodin ...

Jun 30, 2009
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