Did you know that Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is in more than 600 medicines? Do you know which of your medicines it is in?
Acetaminophen is the most common drug in America. It is in both prescription and over-the-counter medicines.
- Pain relievers,
- fever reducers,
- sleep aids,
- cough, cold and allergy medicines.
- Read and follow the medication labels.
- Know if your medicine contains acetaminophen.
- Never take two medicines that contain acetaminophen at the same time.
Why is acetaminophen dosing important? An overdose or chronically taking too much can cause liver failure and/or death.
Want more information? www.KnowYourDose.org sponsored by the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition