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Sept. 11, 2016, 3:05 p.m. -  TJ Quinn

#!markdown I would not be surprised to see acetaminophen off the market in the next 3-5 years. It will damage your liver even when taken according to instructions. Unfortunately it is a money maker which seems to trump the welfare of the customer. Like I said (and posted citation), it is the number one reason for ER visits due to acute liver failure. Like many drugs, it builds up over time and takes a long time for the liver to break down, so people taking a "safe amount" on a routine basis are getting knocked down. Furthermore, it is not an NSAID which is primarily what you need for "most" bike injuries. Ibuprofen is proven to reduce swelling and relieve pain in a much larger percentage of the population. I do agree that acetaminophen can assist ibuprofen when take together as ibuprofen is broken down in the kidneys while acetaminophen effects the liver.

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