Updated paracetamol restrictions

In 1997, the United Kingdom’s Medicines Control Agency brought in guidelines restricting the sale of paracetamol (acetaminophen). They limited sales to 16 tablets from supermarkets and 32 in pharmacies [1]. Intended to reduce the suicide rate through paracetamol overdose, a University of Oxford 2013 study estimated the restrictions had reduced suicide rates by 43%. CriticsContinue reading “Updated paracetamol restrictions”