Tagged: liver failure

FDA panel urges limits on acetaminophen products

Calling for sweeping safety restrictions on acetaminophen, the most widely used painkiller, because it is the leading cause of liver failure, a panel of 37 experts urged the FDA to lower Tylenol’s maximum dose, halt sales of prescription Vicodin, but make no changes to NyQuil and Theraflu. Brian McGeeney,MD, a pain specialist and assistant professor […]