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Is Tylenol (Acetaminophen) Bad for Your Liver or Kidneys?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - October 16, 2014

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is one of the most commonly used medications so you should know if it hurts your liver or kidneys. The short answer: acetaminophen is safe on the kidneys and may damage your liver, but only at high doses. Here is what you need to know.

How much Tylenol can I take?
Acetaminophen is the generic name for Tylenol so they are the same thing. The recommended daily maximum is 4 grams per day, which would be 8 extra strength Tylenol (500 mg) or 12 regular (325 mg) Tylenol tablets. See More

More FDA Oversight for Over the Counter Drugs?

Elizabeth Davis - February 26, 2014

The FDA has announced a public hearing in March 2014 to discuss updating the review and approval process of over the counter (OTC) drugs.

The hearing itself doesn’t mean there will be any changes to the process, but the FDA hopes to address issues like misbranding, the large number of non-prescription drugs on the market that haven’t been evaluated at all, and the current limitation on the FDA’s ability to require changes to products or labeling. See More

FDA Warning: Rare But Serious Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Reaction

Elizabeth Davis - August 02, 2013

If you notice a rash, blister, or other skin reaction while taking any drug containing acetaminophen, you should stop taking the medication immediately and contact your doctor or other health provider. The symptoms can be signs of three rare but very serious skin disorders, caused by a reaction to the acetaminophen.

Acetaminophen is the active ingredient in Tylenol and many over-the-counter combination cough and cold products. See More

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