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Tylenol - acetaminophen, paracentamol

Why is it that the FDA restricts herb advertising on the basis that they may be harmful, yet does nothing to stop the dangerous dosage and harm of Tylenol? The printed dosage on the bottles are killing thousands of people every year.

Numerous experts are trying to get the FDA to address this yet they have done too little or nothing.

If an herb did a tenth of the harm proven to occur by Tylenol it would be taken off the shelves and made illegal to market in the U.S.

Why is the FDA so active against herb labeling, yet will not stop the manufacturer of Tylenol from actually killing people? Read the scientific research below and also 'Google' 'Tylenol' and learn the facts.

Then ask yourself if you believe the FDA is protecting you, or the drug companies? See other drugs that are approved by the FDA even though they are proven to harm people. Drugs that harm

1. "Tylenol is a North American brand of drugs for relieving pain, reducing fever, and relieving the symptoms of allergies, cold, cough, and flu. The active ingredient of its original, flagship product, acetaminophen (called "paracetamol" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tylenol

2. "The new labeling informs consumers about the risk of liver injury when using acetaminophen and the risk of stomach bleeding when using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs" PMID: 19507324

3. "Drug-induced liver injury:.Antimicrobials and CNS drugs were responsible for 60% of cases, with herbals and dietary supplements being increasingly reported." PMID: 19507324

4. "Tylenol may hurt the liver even at the recommended doses, reveals a new study published in the July 5, 2006 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association." No documentation on their site for this claim, however this is a Layer web site offering their services for people injured by Tylenol indicating that they are able to pervail in claiming damages. http://www.brownandcrouppen.com/acetamenophin.html

5. "Famously generous with kidneys and toes, Mother Nature doesn't equip you with a spare liver. And considering that liver disease is the 10th leading cause of death, the organ gets very little attention. Yet if you overindulge in alcohol or combine it with pain medication for gym injuries, acquire tattoos and piercings, have unprotected sex, or use the wrong herbs or supplements, you might wind up as a statistic. And you probably won't even know it." http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1608/is_7_18/ai_88583528/

6. "New research published in The Medical Journal of Australia has found that paracetamol is now the top cause of liver failure in Australia ahead of alcohol and hepatitis. Parents have been warned only to give the drug for high fever or severe pain." http://www.shortnews.com/start.cfm?id=61641

 
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