Surprising Side Effects of OTC Meds


Tylenol (acetaminophen) is an over-the-counter medicine that is used to reduce pain and fever and relieve symptoms of allergies, cold, coughs and the flu. In January 2014, the FDA released a statement urging doctors to be careful when prescribing medication containing acetaminophen, which can potentially cause severe liver damage.

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January 21, 2014

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July 1, 2014