FDA Orders Lowering Acetaminophen In Painkillers

The FDA has just announced that they want to put less acetaminophen in their pain killers so they are less harmful and addictive.

Some of the prescription medications that could be affected by these measures include Tylenol 3, Vicodin, and Percocet.

The Food and Drug Administration is trying to limit the number of milligrams for each medication to just 325 so they will be able to work while still not being incredibly addictive or damaging to the liver.

Those who take pain killers on a regular basis over a long enough period of time could suffer from serious liver-related problems which could lead to the need for a transplant.

It is recommended by the FDA that those who take painkillers do not exceed more than 4,000 mg of any of these drugs per day, as more than that can pose a real health risk.

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