Tag: "acetaminophen" at biology news
Intake Of Acetaminophen Increases Risk Of Excessive Anticoagulation In Patients
...ournal of the American MedicalAssociation. "While acetaminophen
generally is a very safe drug for pain and fever,c.... Although some previous research suggested that acetaminophen
might increasewarfarin's blood-thinning effect, Hylek notes, this is the first largedemonstration of...
Doctors aware of Tylenol-related liver risk - but is the public getting the message?
...cate the public about this avoidable risk." While acetaminophen
products are safe for most people when used as dir...sk-factor knowledge, knowledge about the safety of acetaminophen
and painkillers like ibuprofen (Advil) known as NSAIDs or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and...
Medicines, caffeine and antibacterial soap among contaminants found in American streams
...l medicine cabinet. Among them are the painkillers acetaminophen
and ibuprofen, prescription medicines for cardiac disorders and hypertension, and female sex hormones used in birth control pills and hormone replacement therapy. The study, done by the U.S. Geological Survey, will appear in the March 13 Web edition...
Acetaminophen may protect against heart damage according to Rutgers research
...been to examine the potential protective effect of acetaminophen
on the function of the heart muscle and coronary c...esults from several published studies that suggest acetaminophen
exerts an antioxidant effect on heart muscle cells, blocking the damage caused by chemicals known as...
Understanding acetaminophen poisoning
... liver toxicity caused by the common pain-reliever acetaminophen
in studies that point the way to new treatment for...xplains an important, but unexpected, component of acetaminophen
toxicity and adds a new mechanism to the process. It also suggests a new approach to treating hepato...
UT Southwestern researchers say overdoses of acetaminophen cause most cases of acute liver failure
DALLAS Dec. 17, 2002 Unintentional acetaminophen
overdose is the most common cause of acute liver f...fects 2,000 people in the United States, were from acetaminophen
overdose. "We observed a much higher frequency of presumed acetaminophen
Research shows high doses of acetaminophen clear rapidly and consistently from bloodstream
...what we already knew about the pharmacokinetics of acetaminophen
and go a step further," explained lead investigato... & Specialty Pharmaceuticals. "We wanted to see if acetaminophen
is cleared at the same rate when we increased dosage beyond the recommended maximum adult daily dose...
Study offers new insights into angiogenesis inhibitors
...than either one used separately. "Just as aspirin, acetaminophen
and ibuprofen each work in different ways to relieve pain, it now appears that endogenous inhibitors like endostatin and tumstatin work in different ways to halt angiogenesis," explains the study's senior author Raghu Kalluri, Ph.D., of the Center fo...
Other highlights in the February 18 issue of JNCI
...nsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and of acetaminophen
over the previous 5 years. They found that the ris...pirin NSAIDs, but the risk was higher with regular acetaminophen
use. "If aspirin use is indeed found to protect against Hodgkin's lymphoma, this relationship could...