Healthcare Coalition Calls For Acetaminophen Education

August 19, 2014

 

(Washington, DC)  --  National healthcare providers say the public needs more information about more than 600 over-the-counter drugs.  The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition has launched a new "Know Your Dose" campaign to stop consumers from overdosing on America's most common drug ingredient.  Doctor Kathleen Wilson also says if people go over the four-thousand milligrams dosage per day it could lead to liver damage.  The AAC's "Know Your Dose" initiative is a national program to educate retailers, consumers and physicians on how to properly use the right amount of doses with products that contain acetaminophen.  Studies show that more than 50-million Americans use a medicine that has acetaminophen in it.

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