Government experts called for sweeping safety restrictions Tuesday on the most widely used painkiller, including reducing the maximum dose.
But over-the-counter cold medicines — such as Nyquil and Theraflu — that combine other drugs with acetaminophen can stay on the market, the panel said, rejecting a proposal to take them off store shelves.
The panel also endorsed limiting the maximum single dose of the drug to 650 milligrams. That would be down from the 1,000-milligram dose, or two tablets of Extra Strength Tylenol.
“The acetaminophen people dodged a bullet,” said Erik Gordon, a University of Michigan business professor who studies the biomedical industry.
The agency gave no indication when it would act on the recommendations.
He reports that 4 years ago he began taking 40-50mg percocet daily in divided doses for the treatment of chronic, non-surgical lower back pain. Since then, he.
However, I suspect that, in contacting me, you are most concerned about addictive consequences.
WHats the "fatal level" for this drug. I was thinking 50 to 70 tablets ground up should be a fatal dose. I know a lot of other factors are involved. Consider I am a.
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At the recommended doses, acetaminophen is not hazardous. two popular prescription drugs, Vicodin and Percocet, because they contain it.