FDA warns against products with more than 325 mg acetaminophen

Physicians should stop dispensing or prescribing drug products with more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dosage unit due to the potential for severe liver damage or death, the FDA recommended.There are no available data that demonstrate dosage units of more than 325 mg offer benefits that outweigh the potential risks related to accidental overdose, which could lead to liver damage, liver transplant or death, the FDA release said, while smaller doses are likely to reduce the risk.

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