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FDA: Tylenol Can Cause Rare Skin Diseases

FDA: Tylenol Can Cause Rare Skin Diseases

(NEWSER– The FDA is warning consumers that acetaminophen—the active ingredient in Tylenol—can cause rare skin diseases characterized by rashes, blisters, and, very occasionally, extreme damage to the skin's surface. The agency hastened to add that it wasn't advising that everyone abandon acetaminophen in favor of another pain reliever, as these side effects are rare. But anyone experiencing symptoms should stop taking the drug and seek medical attention, the Wall Street Journalreports.

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