You feel icky! You have the flu. So, you take some cough and flu medicine every few hours, following the directions on the label. Now, you feel a headache coming on and you consider taking a couple of acetaminophen. Stop! Taking too much acetaminophen can cause severe liver damage. More than 600 prescription and over-the-counter medications contain acetaminophen. Learn more from this infographic.
PositiveTip: Always follow the directions for taking any medication. Check the labels to make sure you don't double up on one.