Tips For Kidney Disease and Acetaminophen

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The US National Kidney Foundation recommends acetaminophen, the active ingredient in TYLENOL®, as a suitable pain relief option for occasional use in patients with underlying kidney disease.

For multi-ingredient TYLENOL® products, please read full product labeling or consult with a healthcare professional before product use. The safety of TYLENOL® at recommended doses has been established through 50 years of use and scientific investigation;

however, if you take too much, you could harm your liver. To learn more about taking acetaminophen appropriately, visit

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