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- by DoGoodThenGo Jul 28, '11McNeil Consumer Healthcare has announced it is lowering the maximum daily dose instructions for Extra Strength Tylenol to six pills a day (3,000 mg) to reduce the risk of acetaminophen overdose.
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- Jul 30, '11 by tewdlesYes, too few people read the labels...that is why this is a really good post for AN. It keeps us informed so that we can educate our "peeps".
- Jul 30, '11 by kloneAlso helpful for RNs in the inpt setting. I give a lot of Ty3 out in my job. It's good to know that 2tabs q4h is no longer considered safe.
- Jul 30, '11 by Kooky KorkyGod forbid anyone should order plain Codeine - and enough of it to give real pain relief - and just forget the acetaminophen.
Per Life Extension magazine, FDA knew about the dangers of acetaminophen long ago but these are only now being made known to the public.
- Jul 30, '11 by SweettartRNTyelnol- the most abused drug in the world!
- Jul 30, '11 by ChristineNI am personally thrilled about this. I am constantly telling the docs I work with that they can not order 1 gram Q4hrs of Tylenol. I think some of them just don't get how dangerous Tylenol can be. And really more isn't better....