How Much Acetaminophen are You Taking?

How Much Acetaminophen are You Taking?

Many common over-the-counter drugs, like the ones above, contain acetaminophen. (Photo: ProPublica)

Many common over-the-counter drugs, like the ones above, contain acetaminophen. (Photo: ProPublica)

After an investigation by the Toronto Star, Canada’s top health agency considers whether to lower the maximum recommended daily dose of the active ingredient in Tylenol and other painkillers.

Find out how much acetaminophen (also known as Tylenol) to give your child, based on weight. Your child's weight (not age) determines the correct dose.

Find out how much acetaminophen (also known as Tylenol) to give your child, based on weight. Your child's weight (not age) determines the correct dose.

Use our age-by-age guide to find out how much acetaminophen is safe for your baby or child.

Use our age-by-age guide to find out how much acetaminophen is safe for your baby or child.

Ever wonder how much acetaminophen you should be giving your child? Be sure to repin this acetaminophen dosage chart for infants and kids.

Ever wonder how much acetaminophen you should be giving your child? Be sure to repin this acetaminophen dosage chart for infants and kids.

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Detailed report in ProPublica reveals how Acetaminophen (aka Tylenol) is causing injuries and death and how the FDA has delayed action for over 30 years

Detailed report in ProPublica reveals how Acetaminophen (aka Tylenol) is causing injuries and death and how the FDA has delayed action for over 30 years

After discharge from the hospital it is very important to monitor how much acetaminophen you are taking. Remember that many pain medicines have acetaminophen (Tylenol) as part of them. Taking to much acetaminophen can severely injure the liver.  https://www.mykneeguide.com/index.php?option=com_contentview=articlelayout=viewtopic_id=171type=post_opid=162page=learning-center

After discharge from the hospital it is very important to monitor how much acetaminophen you are taking. Remember that many pain medicines have acetaminophen (Tylenol) as part of them. Taking to much acetaminophen can severely injure the liver. https://www.mykneeguide.com/index.php?option=com_contentview=articlelayout=viewtopic_id=171type=post_opid=162page=learning-center

After knee replacement surgery, it is important to know how much Tylenol (Acetaminophen) is contained within your post-operative medicines.

After knee replacement surgery, it is important to know how much Tylenol (Acetaminophen) is contained within your post-operative medicines.

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