McNeil Exec Calls For Uniform Use Of "Acetaminophen" Name
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
Requiring all acetaminophen product labels to include the drug name, not an abbreviation, will help assure consumers know when an OTC or Rx drug contains the ingredient, says an executive with the manufacturer of the market-leading Tylenol line
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