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originally posted by: Charizard
And of course every time you see a new drug getting pushed in these commercials, a few months later you start seeing the
"IF YOU HAVE TAKEN X AND DIED, PLEASE CALL OUR LAW FIRM. YOU MAY HAVE A CASE" commercials.
As well as its needed effects, acetaminophen (the active ingredient contained in Paracetamol) may cause unwanted side effects that require medical attention.
If any of the following side effects occur while taking acetaminophen, check with your doctor immediately:
Bloody or black, tarry stools
bloody or cloudy urine
fever with or without chills (not present before treatment and not caused by the condition being treated)
pain in the lower back and/or side (severe and/or sharp)
pinpoint red spots on the skin
skin rash, hives, or itching
sore throat (not present before treatment and not caused by the condition being treated)
sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
sudden decrease in the amount of urine
unusual bleeding or bruising
unusual tiredness or weakness
yellow eyes or skin
If any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking acetaminophen, get emergency help immediately:
Symptoms of overdose
loss of appetite
nausea or vomiting
stomach cramps or pain
swelling, pain, or tenderness in the upper abdomen or stomach area
originally posted by: kosmicjack
a reply to: sanitizedinfo
Agreed, unless the only alternative to non-treatment is death.
Don't drugs with these outrageous side effects violate the Hippocratic Oath, "First do no harm."?