August 1, 2013 Medications can cause rare and dangerous allergic reactions. The FDA says that the popular painkiller acetaminophen can cause those reactions, too. The agency wants people to see a doctor quickly if they get a rash while using the drug.
December 23, 2011 Infant pain medicines are being changed to make them safer, but right now both old and new concentrations are on pharmacy shelves, increasing the risk of accidental overdoses that prompted the changes in the first place. Parents beware.
July 28, 2011 Johnson & Johnson is lowering the maximum recommended dose for Extra Strenth Tylenol to six tablets a day from eight. Too much acetaminophen, the active ingredient in the painkiller, can cause liver damage.