Monday, August 5, 2013

New FDA Warning About Tylenol

Last week, the FDA released a warning about 3 rare but potentially fatal skin disorders associated with taking acetaminophen (Tylenol, paracetamol). We’ve discussed some of the dangerous side effects of acetaminophen before, but these new warnings were unknown at the time. So what did the FDA say, and how did they learn about the new side effects of this not so safe over the counter drug?