Pharmacy Today: 3 Ways Pharmacists Can Prevent Acetaminophen Overuse

3 Ways Pharmacists Can Prevent Acetaminophen Overuse

Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
Published Online: Monday, June 6, 2016
Acetaminophen overuse is a pervasive problem with potentially deadly outcomes.
 
As a pain and fever reducer, acetaminophen is one of the most common active ingredients contained in prescription and OTC medications. Nevertheless, less than half of patients read the ingredients of OTC pain relievers, and many don’t recognize the dangers of exceeding the recommended maximum acetaminophen intake.... [Read more at Pharmacy Today]