Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, January 28th, 2007
Some estimates place the number as high as 48 million in a given week. But as with all medications, products containing acetaminophen, aspirin or ibuprofen should be used with care. Exceeding the recommended daily dose can jeopardize the consumer's recovery and pose real health problems. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed that the most popular pain relievers carry additional warnings on their labels that overuse may result in stomach bleeding or liver and kidney damage.
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