It’s confusing when the go-to pain reliever recommended by major medical groups and most physicians is found to be potentially unsafe for a fetus. Beyond that, red flags have also been raised about its use by young children
The medication? Acetaminophen (paracetamol). In this article we will refer to the drug by the popular brand name Tylenol, used by millions of Americans each week. Common brand names, in addition to Tylenol, include Calpol and Panadol, along with a host of others around the world. See here.