An update on recommendations to the Food and Drug Administration to restrict acetaminophen and ban the popular painkillers Percocet and Vicodin because of possible risks of overdose and liver damage.


  • Dr. Sandra Kweder deputy director of the FDA's Office of New Drugs
  • Linda Suydam president, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association
  • Dr. Andrew Putnam director, palliative care program at Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center
  • Dr. Sidney Wolfe director of the Health Research Group at Public Citizen; editor of

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