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Drugs: Painkiller Warnings #847391

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 19, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(New York: David Kerley) The government warnings about over-the-counter non-prescription painkillers examined; details given about cases in Los Angeles of women overdosing on acetaminophen, which can cause liver failure. [UCLA Medical Center Dr. Ronald BUSUTTIL†- outlines the outlook users have of Tylenol.] [FDA Dr. Steven GALSON†- outlines what will be on the label.] Proposed labels outlined on screen. [Public Citizen Dr. Peter LURIE†- comments on the need for a standardized label.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson, Tim Johnson) That these over-the-counter painkillers should have been labelled & the limits on consuming Tylenol & other drugs, especially by the elderly, discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Kerley, David;
Johnson, Tim

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