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Acetaminophen and Accidental Overdoses

About 150 Americans a year die by accidentally taking too much acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol. The toll does not have to be so high.

Johnson & Johnson Emerges Victorious in Lawsuit on Tylenol’s Risks

New Trial Records: Doctors Recommended Tylenol — But Only at Lower Doses

New Court Docs: Maker of Tylenol Had a Plan to Block Tougher Regulation

How Much Acetaminophen a Day is Safe? Canada May Decide It’s Less

FDA Opens Review of Rules for Over-the-Counter Drugs, Including Acetaminophen

Schumer Calls on Drug Makers to Add Safety Devices to Children’s Medicines Within a Year

Over-The-Counter Pills Left Out of FDA Acetaminophen Limits

The Fix Isn't In: Why a Safety Device That Can Stop Overdoses by Kids Isn't Widely Used

A Special Issue of ProPublica’s Magazine

Five Consumer Resources From Our Acetaminophen Investigation

Nine Ideas to Make Tylenol and Other Acetaminophen Drugs Safer

Tylenol’s Risks Not Fully Understood, Poll Shows

Dose of Confusion

Use Only as Directed

Behind the Numbers

How Much Acetaminophen Are You Taking?