Tylenol and Liver Damage
Tylenol and Liver Damage: A Serious Health Threat
Researchers linked Tylenol and liver damage in the 1980s. Today, the top cause of acute liver disease is due to acetaminophen, an ingredient in Tylenol.
If you or someone you know has suffered Tylenol and acetaminophen liver damage, a Tylenol liver failure lawsuit may be necessary. Don't hesitate to contact an experienced Houston lawyer. The attorneys at Smith & Hassler can put experience and resources to work for you or a loved one. We handle cases throughout Texas.
Liver damage is a serious condition that in some cases can lead to a wrongful death. The symptoms of liver disease may slowly develop. You may brush off an early sign of liver failure for another condition, such as the flu.
The following are a few liver disease symptoms that may be due to Tylenol or acetaminophen exposure:
- Loss of appetite
If you suspect you are coping liver damage related to a Tylenol overdose, consult with your doctor immediately. It's also important to ensure your legal rights are protected. Call an experienced Tylenol lawyer. At Smith & Hassler, we can help you pursue your legal options, which may include pursuing a Tylenol lawsuit.
Tylenol and Liver Damage Facts
A Tylenol liver damage or acetaminophen liver failure is linked to 56,000 visits to the emergency room each year in the United States and 400 deaths, studies reveal.
Even if you take the recommended dosage of Tylenol, you may put your liver at risk by combining Tylenol with another drug containing acetaminophen. Furthermore, the risk of liver damage increases when acetaminophen is combined with alcohol.
Contact a Tylenol and Liver Damage Lawyer
At Smith & Hassler, we understand the hardships facing people injured by exposure to dangerous drugs. If you or a loved one has been injured by Tylenol, call or email our law firm today for a free consultation.
We are prepared to pursue the maximum compensation you are entitled to receive under Texas law.