Acetaminophin OD's

  1. Is there any movement to get the acetaminophen out of pain pills - I see so many overdoses in the MICU, people blowing out their livers with Percocets, Vicodin, Norco's - in many cases it's not intentional, they're just wanting the pain to stop or getting high. And killing their liver in the process.
    It's just frustrating - because it could be avoided if the manufacturers took out the acetaminophen. HUGE bills and lost lives.
    Any insight from anywhere?
    Thank you!
  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   morte
    talk to the government, it was their idea in the first place...but, yes there are lower APAP hydrocodone on the market, and I thing, oxy as well...
  4. by   Penelope_Pitstop