Acetaminophen.

Acetaminophen is an ingredient found in more than 600 different prescription and over-the-counter medicines, including pain relievers, fever reducers, and sleep aids as well as cough, cold, and allergy medicines.

When used as directed, it is safe and effective. But taking more than directed is an overdose and can lead to liver damage. Learn more about taking acetaminophen safely.
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Each week, more than 50 million Americans use a medicine that contains acetaminophen. This report and educational resource from the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition reviews the dosing behaviors that can lead to unintentional acetaminophen overdose and explores the successful impact of ongoing education campaigns to drive safe use and prevent overdose-related liver damage.

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