Maximum dose acetaminophen lowered

The manufacturer of tylenol (acetaminophen) has recommended lowering the daily maximum dose to 3 grams. This comes years after an FDA advisory panel recommended a lowering of the maximum daily dose, based on cases of accidental overdoses (McNeil site)

Danielle Scheurer

Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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