Posts Tagged ‘Acetaminophen’

Acetaminophen Overdose and Liver Damage

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever in the class of drugs known as non-opiod analgesics. Non-opiod analgesics work by inhibiting an enzyme called cyclooxygenase (COX). COX helps the body convert fatty acids located in cell walls known as prostaglandins. Prostaglandins produce pain and inflammation in the body. When COX…

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Tramadol Addiction Signs and Symptoms

Addiction is a serious condition affecting many Americans in many forms. Prescription medication abuse is a growing concern in the drug field and becoming an increasingly greater factor for death. It’s not entirely the amount of the medication taken at one time but the ability to combine multiple prescriptions…

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