Acetaminophen Overdose and Liver Damage

Acetaminophen is commonly bought over-the-counter in Tylenol and is currently one of the most popular painkillers in the United States. The substance appears in over 200 medications in addition to Tylenol as well. The association between the drug and liver problems has been known for years and many patients know to ask their doctors about Tylenol usage when diagnosed with liver disease. Liver Damage and Acetaminophen The risk of acetaminophen damaging a patient’s liver often depends on the...