The manufacturer of Tylenol, Johnson & Johnson, will change the recommendations on its Extra-Strength Tylenol to prevent the potential for overdose, liver damage and other complications commonly associated with dangerous drugs. Misuse of over-the-counter medications have been associated with serious injuries and recalls. J & J is changing the recommendations in terms of maximum daily usage of its Extra Strength pain reliever from 8 pills to 6 pills. The maximum dosage per day will be reduced from 4000 mg to 3000mg on its Extra-Strength Tylenol. This recommendation will appear starting in the fall of 2011 however the recommendation should be followed now to limit the potential of liver damage.
Tylenol Overdose Prevention
By Howard Mishkind|2016-03-21T20:25:35+00:00August 1st, 2011|Medication Error|Comments Off on Tylenol Overdose Prevention