Know Your Dose Acetaminophen Safe Use Campaign Launched

The goal of the Know Your Dose campaign, led by the Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition, is to educate consumers and patients on how to use medicines containing acetaminophen appropriately and to help change behaviors that could lead to an unintentional acetaminophen overdose. Through outreach to healthcare professionals, patients, and consumers, the coalition works to ensure that acetaminophen is used only as directed or labeled. The Acetaminophen Awareness Coalition, in which the National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE) is a partner, is made up of leading health, healthcare professional, and consumer organizations. The American Academy of Pediatrics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Food and Drug Administration serve as advisors to the coalition.