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According to a congressional testimony by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, 80 percent of the world's painkillers are consumed in the U.S.
University of Utah mathematicians developed a set of calculus equations to make it easier for doctors to save Tylenol overdose patients by quickly estimating how much painkiller they took, when they consumed it and whether they will require a liver transplant to survive.
Drug companies are working to develop a prescription painkiller much more powerful than Vicodin, worrying addiction experts that it could lead to a new wave of drug abuse.
Taking even just a little too much of the pain reliever acetaminophen, the main ingredient in Tylenol, over time is more likely to be fatal than taking a single, massive overdose, British researchers warned on Tuesday.