Acetaminophen Liver Damage Directory
Acetaminophen has come under scrutiny for claims that taking too much can cause liver damage. Acetaminophen is found in more than just Tylenol though. It is an ingredient in Excedrin, cold medications, and many prescription medications including oxycodone. Although there are safety concerns with acetaminophen (and almost any other drug), it has many benefits. To prevent liver damage, never take more Tylenol or other acetaminophen drug than is recommended. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about acetaminophen and Tylenol, health risks, benefits, safety, and much more.
Acetaminophen and Your Liver: What’s Safe?
What you need to know about acetaminophen safety so you avoid overdoses that could cause liver damage.
WebMD looks at the serious risk of taking too much acetaminophen, which is found in Tylenol and other common medications.
Information on Liver Failure
Liver failure can occur gradually or suddenly. Learn more about the causes of liver failure from the experts at WebMD.
Treatment for Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Poisoning
Find out from WebMD what to do in case a person takes too much Tylenol (acetaminophen).