Sunday, September 29, 2013

Use only as directed

If you're looking for a case illustrating the perversity of the relationship between pharma and the FDA, you can't do much better than the story of acetaminophen, or Tylenol, as reported by This American Life.  I know what you're thinking: "Is there really anything new to be said about acetaminophen?  Everyone knows it causes liver toxicity in high doses."  But trust me: you don't know the whole story.

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