and a dozen variations of aspirin crowded drugstore shelves; behind the counter sat hundreds more painkillers.
THE IMPACT OF EXTERNAL PARTIES ON BRAND-NAME CAPITAL: THE 1982 TYLENOL
POISONINGS AND SUBSEQUENT CASES
The public has been exposed, in rapid succession, to a space shuttle tragedy, tainted Tylenol
, glass in Gerber baby food, nuclear accidents, the Bhopal disaster, toxic shock syndrome, AIDS, and airline crashes.
, etc.) for pain and fever does not make asthma symptoms worse in young children, a study Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine stated, debunking previous theories.
Safety issues associated with the two classes of pain relievers -- acetaminophen (Tylenol
) and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) -- are potential liver damage with overuse of acetaminophen, especially with alcohol consumption, and stomach irritation, internal bleeding, kidney damage, heart attacks and strokes with NASAIDs.
Johnson & Johnson says the warning will appear on the cap of each new bottle of Extra Strength Tylenol
sold in the U.S.
, the brand name for the over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication acetaminophen, is a highly overused drug in the U.S.
Plagued by a series of recalls of Tylenol
and other popular over-the-counter drugs, Johnson & Johnson (New Brunswick NJ) said that it planned to revamp its quality controls, creating a single framework for its drug, medical device and consumer healthcare divisions.
Back in 1982, seven people died after taking Tylenol
that had been poisoned with cyanide.
The teens surveyed also reported that they most often took Tylenol
Yet he also discusses success stories, such as Johnson & Johnson's deft handling of the Tylenol
scare in 1982.
These would include NSAIDs, Tylenol
, rehab exercises, patella centering braces, quad strengthening, and avoidance of inappropriate activities such as hill or stadium running and leg extension exercises.