New – New FDA Video on Safe Use of Acetaminophen

Spring has arrived and allergy sufferers begin their annual ritual of sniffling and sneezing, often taking medications that contain acetaminophen to treat their symptoms. FDA has released a new video, Taking Acetaminophen Safely, to remind consumers to always check the Drug Facts labels on all their medications to help them prevent accidentally taking too much acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is a common medication used for relieving pain and reducing fever that’s found in hundreds of prescription and over-the-counter medicines, including those used to treat allergies. Taking Acetaminophen Safely is the newest video in the Medicines in My Home educational program