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FDA News Alert: Don’t Double Up on Acetaminophen This Flu Season

Posted January 24, 2013

Acetaminophen is found in over 600 over-the-counter and prescription medicines and can be used to treat headaches, muscle aches, colds and sore throats. However, the FDA’s latest Consumer Update, reminds us to never take two medicines containing acetaminophen at the same time this cold and flu season. Before you treat your aches and pains, be sure to read the Drug Facts label and ask your doctor if you have any questions.

You can learn more about safe acetaminophen usage here.

 

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