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Study: Many Medi-Cal patients overprescribed Tylenol
Sacramento Business Journal

Thousands of Medi-Cal patients may be taking dangerous amounts of acetaminophen, new research from University of California Davis reports.

The popular analgesic, commonly sold over the counter under the brand name Tylenol, is generally considered safe at four grams a day or less, but is prescribed to some patients in quantities far exceeding that, research published in the July/August issue of the Annals of Pharmocotherapy concludes.