Paracetamol safety back in the spotlight

UK rheumatologists have reopened the debate on the long-term safety of paracetamol, particularly for osteoarthritis and lower back pain. Philip Conaghan from the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine and colleagues called for a review of the popular analgesic’s efficacy and tolerability in individual conditions after their review of the literature found an increased risk of ...

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