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FDA Consumer Health Information - New Steps Aimed at Cutting Risks from Acetaminophen

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FDA has taken new steps to cut the risk of severe liver injury associated with use of the pain- and fever reducing drug acetaminophen.


These steps include asking makers of prescription products that contain acetaminophen to limit how much of it is placed in each tablet or capsule.

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