FDA: Acetaminophen doses over 325 mg might lead to liver damage

January 15, 2014 7:55 AM

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FDA: Acetaminophen doses over 325 mg might lead to liver damage

(CNN) -- The Food and Drug Administration is warning against prescription combination drugs with more than 325 mg of acetaminophen, citing the risk of liver damage.

"There are no available data to show that taking more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dosage unit provides additional benefit that outweighs the added risks for liver injury," the FDA said in a statement Tuesday.

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