acetaminophen

Misuse of over-the-counter pain relievers can cause severe liver damage


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A new study has found that many people take billions of doses of over-the-counter pain relievers like Tylenol every year, without knowing the active ingredients they contain, such ... Read more...

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Aspirin may cut the risk of pancreatic cancer


April 5th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Taking aspirin at least once per month is linked to a significant decrease in pancreatic cancer risk, according to a new study.Xiang-Lin Tan, a research fellow at Mayo ... Read more...

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FDA Orders Limitations On Vicodin’s Key Ingredient Acetaminophen


January 14th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced that they have asked prescription drug manufacturers to lower the percentage of acetaminophen to 325 milligrams in the prescription ... Read more...

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FDA Orders Lowering of the Amount of Pain Reliever in Vicodin


January 14th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The health regulators from the Food and Drug Administration have decided to limit the amount on one key painkilling ingredient in a several prescription pain killers such as ... Read more...

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FDA orders lowering of pain relieving ingredient in Vicodin


January 14th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drugs Administration in the United States is expected to announce on Thursday that the amount of acetaminophen in some prescription pain killers will ... Read more...

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Using poisoned mice to get rid of snakes!


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 2 (IANS) US authorities are trying to get rid of venomous snakes in its territory of Guam in the Pacific Ocean by "bombing" the island with poisoned mice.Using helicopters ... Read more...

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Use of acetaminophen may double asthma risk in teens


August 14th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that even monthly use of the drug acetaminophen may more than double risk of asthma in adolescents compared to those who use none ... Read more...

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Popping painkillers may ease emotional pain


August 13th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Maybe that disgruntled JetBlue flight attendant, Steven Slater, who stormed out of his job recently following an argument with a passenger, should have popped a couple of Tylenols, ... Read more...

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Johnson & Johnson Knew Of Motrin Problems, Testified Before Lawmakers


May 28th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, May 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was way back in the year of 2008 when Johnson and Johnson had come to know about the problems with the Motrin tablets. As ... Read more...

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Multiple medications led to Brittany Murphy’s death


February 26th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Brittany Murphy's toxicology reports have revealed that the actress died because of multiple medications for the treatment of a "cold or other respiratory infection" in her blood ... Read more...

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Taking ibuprofen regularly cuts Parkinson’s disease risk


February 18th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): People who regularly take ibuprofen may reduce their risk of developing Parkinson's disease, suggests a new research.The study involved 136,474 people who did not have Parkinson's disease at ... Read more...

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Headache pill could prevent kidney damage in earthquake crush victims


February 5th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Natural disasters like earthquakes, such as the recent one in Haiti, result in large numbers of people with kidney failure as a result of victims suffering crushing injuries. ... Read more...

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Common pain reliever may trigger asthma in children and adults


November 6th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Widely used pain reliever acetaminophen may be associated with an increased risk of asthma and wheezing in both children and adults exposed to the drug, finds a new ... Read more...

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How to cure a hangover?


November 1st, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are many cures for hangovers, chief amongst them is lots of water, prickly pear, grapefruit etc. A hangover is a combination of a ... Read more...

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Tylenol Recall 2009


September 25th, 2009 - 3:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Brunswick, Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pharmaceutical major Johnson & Johnson has issued a complete recall of all 80-milligram Children’s Tylenol Meltaways packaged in bottles and blisters, 80-milligram Children’s Tylenol SoftChews packaged ... Read more...

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Commonly used pain reliever may cause acute gastric injury


December 30th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): The pain reliever acetaminophen is not free of gastrointestinal side effects at high doses, according to a new study.Analgesics, NSAIDs and acetaminophen, are commonly used for the ... Read more...

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Ibuprofen or acetaminophen in long-term resistance training boosts muscle mass/strength


April 7th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 7 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the Human Performance Laboratory, Ball State University, has found that taking ibuprofen or acetaminophen in long-term resistance training boosts muscle mass/strength.In ... Read more...

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Chilli peppers may help reduce acute post-surgery pain


November 14th, 2007 - 2:15 am ICT by admin
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