Tylenol May Harm Kidneys in Women

Long-Term Acetaminophen Use May Harm Kidneys -StudyTylenol, may cause a decline in kidney function in some people, a study of middle-aged women said on Monday. Overall, one in 10 of the 1,700 women studied over 11 years experienced a 30 percent decline in their kidney’s filtration function. Acetaminophen, which is sold as Tylenol by a…

Acetaminophen and NSAID Dangers

Acetaminophen and NSAID Dangers Taking too much of the popular drug acetaminophen can poison the liver. Some 100 million people a year take acetaminophen, and serious liver damage is rare, manufacturers insist. But more than 56,000 emergency room visits a year are due to acetaminophen overdoses, and about 100 people a year die after unintentionally…

Hepatitis A and Acetaminophen Causes Death

Hepatitis A and Acetaminophen Causes Death The first person to die in the Beaver County Hepatitis A outbreak took an over-the-counter medication containing acetaminophen that worsened the disease. He received a liver transplant the day he died. Jeffrey Cook, 38, of West Aliquippa, a stay-at-home father, died Friday night of liver failure, Beaver County Coroner…