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  • Not so fast: ‘Rapid release’ Tylenol no faster than pills, study finds

    It only stands to reason that gelcaps of Tylenol (or any brand of acetaminophen) that advertise themselves as ‘rapid-release’ will get into your bloodstream faster. But faster than what? The answer’s not so simple.

  • Acetaminophen: What are the health risks?

    Data show that acetaminophen is linked to more deaths than any other over-the-counter pain reliever. During the last decade, more than 1,500 Americans died after accidentally taking too acetaminophen, one of the nation\’s most popular pain relievers. ProPublica takes an in-depth look at the dangers and what the Food and Drug Administration has long known about the risks.