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Done over by the flu? Don’t overdo it with acetaminophen!

Posted: January 30th, 2018 | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

While the flu always has the potential to be deadly, you may not know about a hidden danger lurking in your medicine cabinet, especially during cold and flu season: acetaminophen (Tylenol).

Acetaminophen is a common drug for treating flu symptoms, like fever and chills, muscle and body aches, headaches, and sore throats. Acetaminophen, however, can’t do it all; in order to treat a cough or runny nose, someone experiencing flu symptoms usually turns to additional over-the-counter products for relief. And here’s where trouble can arise: multi-symptom cold symptom relief products often also contain acetaminophen. Read more »