Tylenol Autism Lawsuit Updates
- Tylenol, NyQuil, DayQuil, Excedrin and other acetaminophen pain medications have been marketed as safe for pregnant women since the 1950s
- Dozens of studies have identified serious pregnancy risks from acetaminophen, finding that Tylenol may cause autism and ADHD for unborn children
- Lawyers are pursuing Tylenol autism lawsuits and Tylenol ADHD lawsuits against drug manufacturers for failing warn about the side effects of acetaminophen for pregnant women
- New cases are still being investigated and Tylenol settlements may be available in the future for families impacted by prenatal exposure to acetaminophen
- FIND OUT IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A TYLENOL LAWSUIT PAYOUT
Tylenol Lawsuit Overview: ADHD & Autism Side Effects
Tylenol and other acetaminophen-based drugs have been used by pregnant women for decades, based on indications they were safe and carried no side effects for unborn children. However, concerns have emerged in recent years about potential autism and ADHD side effects from Tylenol.
There are now a growing number of Tylenol lawsuits and generic acetaminophen lawsuits being pursued by families, alleging that drug makers failed to disclose information about several studies that have found use during pregnancy increases the risk of a child developing autism or ADHD.
Who is Eligible for a Tylenol ADHD or Autism Lawsuit?
Families may be eligible for a Tylenol lawsuit payout that will benefit children diagnosed with ADHD or Autism following exposure during pregnancy to any of the following brand-name or generic acetaminophen drugs:
- Alka-Seltzer Plus®
- Other Drug Containing Acetaminophen (including generic/store brand)
Tylenol autism lawsuits are being investigated for children currently under 15 years old who were diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) between the ages of 1 and 10 years old; and/or
Tylenol ADHD lawsuits are being investigated for children currently under 15 years old who were diagnosed with severe attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) between the ages of 8 and 14 years old.
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Latest 2023 Tylenol Lawsuit Updates
February 2023 Update: Johnson & Johnson and a group of retailer defendants have filed a motion to dismiss the Tylenol autism and ADHD lawsuits, arguing that the claims are pre-empted by federal law. Although the Court previously rejected a similar motion filed by Walmart, the new motion attempts to argue that the drug makers could not unilaterally update the Tylenol pregnancy warnings without FDA approval. However, lawyers representing families indicate that the Court should reject the motion again.
January 2023 Update: As the litigation gets underway, the Court has directed the parties to prioritize discovery into the link between Tylenol and autism, ADHD or developmental disorders, focusing on documents and information that establish prenatal exposure to acetaminophen causes the problems in babies.
December 2022 Update: After the U.S. District Judge presiding over the acetaminophen MDL issued an opinion and order last month denying Walmart’s motion to dismiss ADHD and autism lawsuits brought by two families, the retailer has filed a request for an immediate appeal, which may delay hundreds of other claims being pursued while the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit considers the issue.
November 2022 Update: As the organizational structure of the federal MDL is established, the Court appointed a group of 22 Tylenol autism lawyers to serve in various leadership positions during the proceedings. These lawyers will take actions that benefit all plaintiffs on issues common across many claims. However, each individual plaintiff will still maintain their own lawyer to establish that the specific child’s diagnosis of ADHD or autism was caused by Tylenol
October 2022 Update: An order has been issued establishing an acetaminophen MDL for all autism lawsuits and ADHD lawsuits brought over the pregnancy risks associated with use of Tylenol or other similar pain medications. The cases will be centralized before Senior U.S. District Judge Denise Cote in the Southern District of New York. The first initial status conference is set for November 17.
September 2022 Update: The U.S. JPML heard oral arguments at a hearing in St. Louis, Missouri on September 29, 2022, to decide whether to consolidate and centralize the acetaminophen pregnancy autism and ADHD lawsuits before one judge for coordinated pretrial proceedings in a multidistrict litigation (MDL).
July 2022 Update: Drug makers and retailers named in the generic acetaminophen cases opposed the consolidation of the autism and ADHD lawsuits, claiming that there are not yet enough cases filed to warrant centralization.
June 2022 Update: A group of plaintiffs filed a motion (PDF) with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) on June 10, calling for centralization of acetaminophen autism lawsuits and acetaminophen ADHD lawsuits brought throughout the federal court system. However, the motion does not yet include any Tylenol lawsuits brought over use of the brand-name medication.
May 2022 Update: A growing number of Tylenol autism and ADHD lawsuits are being filed in U.S. District Courts nationwide against manufacturers or retailers of generic versions of the pain medication acetaminophen.
Does Tylenol Cause Autism Following Use By Pregnant Women?
For years, studies have highlighted the potential link between pregnant women using Tylenol and autism, ADHD and other developmental problems for children. Some of the studies and evidence suggesting that side effects of Tylenol cause autism and ADHD include:
September 2021 – Study Warns Against Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy: In response to a growing body of evidence highlighting the Tylenol pregnancy risks, researchers warned doctors and the healthcare providers to reconsider the safety of acetaminophen for pregnant women.In findings published in the medical journal Nature Reviews Endocrinology, researchers highlighted a series of medical studies that link acetaminophen use during pregnancy and fetal development problems, including the increased risk of children to develop some neurodevelopmental, reproductive and urogenital disorders.
June 2021 – Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy Causes Autism and ADHD Risk: A meta-analysis of six European population-based cohort studies was published in the European Journal of Epidemiology, which found that children born to pregnant women who took Tylenol or acetaminophen faced a higher risk of giving birth to children who later develop autism and ADHD.
When compared to children not exposed to acetaminophen during pregnancy, researchers discovered children exposed to Tylenol during pregnancy had a 19% increased risk of developing autism spectrum disorders and were 21% more likely to suffer from ADHD symptoms.
September 2020 – Acetaminophen Doubled ADHD Risk: A study published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics suggests that use of Tylenol by pregnant women may impair a developing fetus brain, leading to ADHD symptoms and other neurological disorders.
The findings revealed that children who had acetaminophen in umbilical cord blood were twice as likely to develop ADHD when compared to children without evidence of exposure while in the womb.
“The findings that ADHD and related brain phenotypes are associated with prenatal acetaminophen exposure measured directly in meconium suggest that the safety of the drug’s use during pregnancy should be reevaluated,” researchers stated in conclusion of the study.
October 2019 – Acetaminophen Increased Risk of Autism and ADHD: A study performed by Hopkins University researchers was published in the medical journal JAMA Psychiatry, finding children with the highest levels of acetaminophen in their cord blood at the time of birth had the highest risk of developing autism, adhd and other neurological disorders.
Researchers found that of the children with acetaminophen in their cord blood, 25% were diagnosed with ADHD, 6% with Autism, 4% had both Autism and ADHD, and 30% of children suffered a variety of other developmental disabilities.
The data further revealed the quantity of acetaminophen exposure to a fetus impacted risks. The findings indicated children with the highest levels of acetaminophen in cord blood were three times as likely to have ADHD and nearly four times as likely to have autism, when compared to children with lower doses.
June 2018 – Acetaminophen During Pregnancy Linked to Speech Delays: A 2018 study published in the medical journal European Psychiatry identified a potential link between acetaminophen use during pregnancy and child speech delays.
Swedish researchers collected urine samples of pregnant women using Tylenol and other acetaminophen drugs between eight and thirteen weeks of their term, and surveyed parents once the children reached 30 months old. Researchers found the concentrations of acetaminophen collected in urine samples was associated with an increased risk of language, and the highest concentrations were associated with a 10 fold risk of suffering language delays. Children of mothers who reported taking more than six acetaminophen tablets were nearly six times more likely to suffer language delays.
November 2017 – Short-Term Tylenol Exposure During Pregnancy Increases ADHD Risk: A study by Norwegian researchers was published in the medical journal Pediatrics finding there may be an association between short-term exposure acetaminophen use during pregnancy, and the risk of giving birth to a child who later develops ADHD.
Of 113,000 children enrolled in the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study, 2,246 of those children have been diagnosed with ADHD. Researchers found any use of acetaminophen during pregnancy resulted in a seven percent increased risk of ADHD in the first trimester, and a 27% increased risk during the third trimester, while use of acetaminophen for 22 to 28 days for fever and infection was linked to a six-fold increased risk of ADHD.
October 2016 – Behavioral Problems Linked To Tylenol During Pregnancy: A study by U.K researchers published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics, which found women who used acetaminophen at 18 and 32 weeks of pregnancy had children with a 42% higher chance of conduct problems, a 31% increased risk of hyperactivity disorders and a 29% increased risk of suffering emotional problems.
Overall, children born to mothers who used Tylenol or other acetaminophen-containing drugs during pregnancy were 46% more likely to have behavioral and attention deficit disorder symptoms than children of mothers who did not take the drug during pregnancy.
June 2016 – Prenatal Tylenol Use Linked to Autism: A study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology found that prenatal use of acetaminophen was associated with greater risk of autism among males, and more cases of ADHD among both boys and girls.
Researchers found the risk of a child developing autism after exposure to acetaminophen in the womb jumped to 41% even after just a single-use. Researchers also found frequent use of Tylenol or other acetaminophen based pain relievers during pregnancy more than doubled the risk of hyperactivity and impulse disorders.
May 2015 – Acetaminophen Pregnancy Use Linked to Hormonal Issues In Boys: Research published in the medical journal Science Translational Medicine suggests pregnant women using acetaminophen may cause infant boys to be born with low testosterone levels, indicating the hormonal interruptions the drug may pose to a fetus.
“This study adds to existing evidence that prolonged use of paracetamol (acetaminophen) in pregnancy may increase the risk of reproductive disorders in male babies,” said authors of the study.
January 2015 – FDA Warns Pregnant Mothers of Side Effects of Using Acetaminophen: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an acetaminophen pregnancy warning (PDF), indicating that expecting mothers should be cautious when selecting or using over-the-counter pain or fever medications.
The agency stated there have been a number of concerns, and not enough research to confirm the safety of an unborn child being exposed to pain relievers such as acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or other OTC medications.
April 2014 – Children With In Utero Tylenol Exposure 29% More Likely To Develop ADHD: A study published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics identified a potential link between pregnant mothers using Tylenol and ADHD, as well as hyperkinetic disorders (HKDs).
A review of 64,322 children and mothers enrolled in the Danish National Birth Cohort from 1996 to 2002 revealed mothers who used acetaminophen were 29% more likely to give birth to a child who would eventually be diagnosed with ADHD, and 37% more likely to give birth to a child with HKD by the age of seven.
October 2013 – Behavioral and Cognitive Side Effects from Tylenol Prenatal Exposure: A study by Norwegian researchers was published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, finding children whose mothers took Tylenol or acetaminophen during pregnancy for more than 28 days had poorer gross motor development, communication, externalizing behavior, and internalizing behavior when compared to children who were not exposed. However, children exposed to any acetaminophen use while in the womb, even for less than 28 days were still found to have poorer gross motor outcomes.
The study further revealed that the significant adverse developmental outcomes from acetaminophen exposure in the womb were likely to appear by the time a child was three years of age.
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Is there a Tylenol Class Action Lawsuit?
While it is likely that a Tylenol class action lawsuit will be brought to seek damages for all pregnant women and families of children exposed to acetaminophen in utero, most Tylenol autism and ADHD claims are currently being pursued as individual product liability lawsuits.
Given a growing number of autism lawsuit and ADHD lawsuits being filed in U.S. District Courts nationwide, coordinated pretrial proceedings have been established in the federal court system, where all claims are centralized before one judge in New York for common discovery and management in a manner similar to a Tylenol autism or ADHD class action lawsuit. However, each claim will remain an individual lawsuit.
The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) was asked to establish a federal Tylenol MDL proceeding in September 2022, and determined that the litigation will be managed by Senior U.S. District Judge Denise Cote, who has been on the federal bench since 1994 and has presided over a number of complex claims and class action lawsuits.
As part of the coordinated pretrial proceedings in the Tylenol MDL (multidistrict litigation), it is expected that small groups of representative claims involving similar allegations will be prepared for early trial dates, to help gauge how juries are likely to respond to certain evidence and testimony.
Following any bellwether trials, if Tylenol settlements for autism and ADHD are not reached by the drug makers, each individual case may later be remanded to U.S. District Courts nationwide for separate trial dates to determine the amount of each Tylenol lawsuit payout.
Examples of Tylenol Lawsuits and Acetaminophen Lawsuits
As of late 2022, the pending lawsuits over Tylenol autism and ADHD risks have been filed against manufacturers and retailers of generic acetaminophen. Some examples include:
Acetaminophen ADHD Lawsuit: Candice Crawford filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota on September 30, 2022, claiming Target, Walmart and Walgreens all failed to provide customers any warnings about the ADHD risks acetaminophen exposure may pose to unborn children.
Crawford indicates she took acetaminophen products nearly every day during her pregnancy to treat aches, back pains and pains in her extremities, which are common during pregnancy. As a result, her child now suffers speech delays, behavioral issues and aggression, and was diagnosed with ADHD in November 2021.
Walmart Acetaminophen Autism Lawsuit: Heather Strydom filed complaint against Walmart, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota on August 2, 2022, claiming that the massive retailer failed to warn expecting mothers about the autism risks from acetaminophen during pregnancy.
Strydom indicates that she took Walmart acetaminophen three to six times per week for back pain and body aches during her pregnancy from late 2016, through the birth of her child in 2017, alleging that the drug left her child with the developmental disorder.
Costco Acetaminophen Lawsuit: Abby Horowitz filed a lawsuit against Costco in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on July 29, 2022, claiming that the bulk retailer sold pain medications to pregnant mothers without warning about the acetaminophen autism risks for the developing fetus.
Horowitz claims she used Costco acetaminophen three to six times a week for pain relief during both of her pregnancies in 2004 and 2020. As a result, her first child was diagnosed with autism in 2014, and the second child has now begun to show signs of developmental delays and is being treated for autism.
What is the Average Tylenol Lawsuit Payout or Autism Settlement Amount?
As of 2022, there have not yet been any Tylenol autism settlements or Tylenol ADHD settlements, so the average lawsuit payout value has not been determined. The litigation remains in the early stages, and further information is likely to be available as the first Tylenol lawsuit trials are scheduled in the coming years.
Given the wide range of complications caused by acetaminophen, and different ways autism and ADHD will impact children, lawyers expect that there will be a large variance in the average Tylenol lawsuit payout, depending on the severity of neurological injuries and the types of treatment or special needs throughout the child’s life.
During the acetaminophen litigation it is expected that courts will establish a bellwether process, where small groups of representative claims are prepared for early trial dates to help determine the average Tylenol autism lawsuit payouts and Tylenol ADHD lawsuit payouts, which will factor into future negotiations.
Johnson & Johnson previously faced hundreds of Tylenol liver damage lawsuits, involving similar allegations that the drug maker failed to warn about the risk of liver failure side effects from acetaminophen. Following several years of litigation, as the first cases were about to go before juries in the U.S. in 2017, the drug maker reached a Tylenol settlement and agreed to pay millions in combined lawsuit payouts for individuals who suffered liver failure and other injuries.
As settlements for Tylenol autism and ADHD lawsuits are announced, information will be updated on this page.
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A Tylenol lawyer will help protect your legal interests, and they provide free consultations to help determine if you or a loved one may be eligible for a settlement. There are no fees or expenses unless a recovery is obtained in your case.
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Find Out If Your Child is Eligible for a Tylenol Autism or ADHD Settlement
MissieJanuary 24, 2023 at 11:01 pm
Kids born in the 90's suffered more than kids later on who were diagnosed with ADHD, because the behavior was often thought to be the "fault" of the child and most people thought that the child was just"bad". They were punished daily, even hourly for years by teachers, caregives, etc. I have boxes of records attesting to this very fact from when my son was little. He was born in 1990 and it has af[Show More]Kids born in the 90's suffered more than kids later on who were diagnosed with ADHD, because the behavior was often thought to be the "fault" of the child and most people thought that the child was just"bad". They were punished daily, even hourly for years by teachers, caregives, etc. I have boxes of records attesting to this very fact from when my son was little. He was born in 1990 and it has affected our whole family, most of all... him. There is no telling what the constant ADHD drugs he had to be on has done to his long term health as well.
CharylJanuary 17, 2023 at 2:06 pm
Were the autism and ADHD links to Tylenol only known by J&J or peers in the last 15 years?
VanessaJanuary 10, 2023 at 5:38 pm
These companies have to be disciplined and held accountable for false reportings of contraindications for pregnant mothers who took the acetaminophen Tylenol name brand and any other generic brand. These corporations any and all need to be held accountable for the struggles parents and their children went through before the public was made aware of this study and its outcome of pertinent inform[Show More]These companies have to be disciplined and held accountable for false reportings of contraindications for pregnant mothers who took the acetaminophen Tylenol name brand and any other generic brand. These corporations any and all need to be held accountable for the struggles parents and their children went through before the public was made aware of this study and its outcome of pertinent informatikn and harm to fetuses. I trusted my doctor that Tylenol was safe for me to take during my pregnancy! I had taken it several times during my pregnancy, if I was in pain and could not get through it naturally. I had a great pregnancy and even at an older age-40 participated in a Yale Study for Mothers and Nutrition during Pregnancy. My son participated in Yale Child Study case during the time of his diagnosis of ADHD. How Young Children Learn Study. I want to be a part of this class action suit! I do want to be a part of having these mega corporations paying for the neurological damage they have caused by lying and the covering up about known side affects whilt taking Tylenol during pregnancy. This is very similar to the Sackler Family and Purdue Pharma suit for oxicodone! This is totally unacceptable in this country, day, and time!
RoxanneDecember 28, 2022 at 5:59 pm
I have spinal bifida n take large amount of Tylenol while pregnant with my son's .. born with autism diagnosis at age of 2... Waiting for my other son to get evluated... He diagnosed with ADHD
CarolynOctober 19, 2022 at 5:56 pm
My son was born in 1992 he was diagnosed with ADHD when he was in school.
BrandyOctober 19, 2022 at 7:03 am
I was pregnant 3 times and took Tylenol during all 3 pregnancies. First pregnancy was in 2011 then 2012 and last 2015/2016. All of my kids have ADHD and my middle child has Autism Spectrum with it. My son now 11 struggled with walking on time and holding his head up. He was also born 5 weeks early. My middle daughter is 9 now and was having delays in learning so I took her to a therapist who teste[Show More]I was pregnant 3 times and took Tylenol during all 3 pregnancies. First pregnancy was in 2011 then 2012 and last 2015/2016. All of my kids have ADHD and my middle child has Autism Spectrum with it. My son now 11 struggled with walking on time and holding his head up. He was also born 5 weeks early. My middle daughter is 9 now and was having delays in learning so I took her to a therapist who tested her. Her diagnosis was ADHD at its highest and autism spectrum. My last daughter aged 6 couldn't grasp learning how to spell her name or learn her shapes. Her attention did not hold well to even try to teach her. Thank God her Kindergarden teacher had the patience to help her along the way. My oldest 2 are on 25 and 30 mg of Adderall and my youngest is on 30 mg of Foclin.
DebraJune 16, 2022 at 1:20 pm
Can I sue J?J for my mothers death (liver failure) when it happened in 1976 and I was only 13 yrs old? My father sued and won back then but I was a minor amd left out of the lawsuit! Is there a statute of limitations on this?
JuanitaAugust 25, 2021 at 4:37 pm
Are there still Lawsuits against Tylenol for liver damage?
CharlesApril 18, 2020 at 9:00 pm
I was prescribed 325mg of Tylenol 6x a day and took it as prescribed for approximately 4 yrs. I went into liver failure. I was urinating pure blood and was told i now have cirrhosis and now suffer from extreme pain in my right side.I was admitted into intensive care for 3 weeks . Approximately 6 months later i had severe pain in my back and was again admitted to the hospital because all the dead c[Show More]I was prescribed 325mg of Tylenol 6x a day and took it as prescribed for approximately 4 yrs. I went into liver failure. I was urinating pure blood and was told i now have cirrhosis and now suffer from extreme pain in my right side.I was admitted into intensive care for 3 weeks . Approximately 6 months later i had severe pain in my back and was again admitted to the hospital because all the dead cells from my liver were clogging my kidneys.
davisNovember 13, 2019 at 11:24 am
Five years ago I was admitted to the hospital with abdominal pain and fever, and was diagnosed with Hepatitis B. I was discharged after 2 weeks, I was on Hepsera for few months. But the mild pains still persist on the right side of my abdomen. Two years ago, I learnt about a successful Hepatitis B Virus treatment from Herbal Health Point (ww w. herbalhealthpoint. c om), I was on the treatment for[Show More]Five years ago I was admitted to the hospital with abdominal pain and fever, and was diagnosed with Hepatitis B. I was discharged after 2 weeks, I was on Hepsera for few months. But the mild pains still persist on the right side of my abdomen. Two years ago, I learnt about a successful Hepatitis B Virus treatment from Herbal Health Point (ww w. herbalhealthpoint. c om), I was on the treatment for over 7 months and tested negative to the virus after I completed the treatment. Its almost unbelievable how effective the treatment was alleviating the virus. I completed the treatment two years ago and still negative!
DelmaNovember 1, 2019 at 6:06 pm
ER hospital for a fluctuation in blood test sent by reg dr: ER both arms Blood IV torture, in days swelling, weak, vomiting, inability to swollen slight fluid, no nourishment, other negligence of hospital: treat one like a can of paint shaking it til it burst: sleep deprivation, delusional, couldn't eat; lost all awareness: day after discharge family saw why hospital staff(barely speaking English"[Show More]ER hospital for a fluctuation in blood test sent by reg dr: ER both arms Blood IV torture, in days swelling, weak, vomiting, inability to swollen slight fluid, no nourishment, other negligence of hospital: treat one like a can of paint shaking it til it burst: sleep deprivation, delusional, couldn't eat; lost all awareness: day after discharge family saw why hospital staff(barely speaking English" always declared "YOU CAN LEAVE NOW" Home: thankful- happy smiling: our loved one took his last breath we realized he was emaciated 200 lb 6'3' to 127! TORTURED to DEATH.l Got Med Records ER Jihadist ORDERED Acetaminophen Not ONE PERSON mentioned it YET RED BAND on WRITE ALLERGY to Acetaminophen
AngelaMay 19, 2015 at 12:56 pm
My husband was taking Tylenol for back pain,in 2011 he started to feel unwell,that went on for a few days, he then passed out at work,one of the customers took him to hospital,within 3 days he was in a coma, they said that there was nothing they could do, we didn't have insurance for a transplant, if one was available, but not an optio , he was on life support, passed away a week later, he was 57.
JustinJanuary 7, 2015 at 8:08 pm
I took Tylenol for one month. My liver failed....then I died.
pamOctober 25, 2014 at 1:38 pm
Back in2010i spent 10 days in hospital with liver problems... I was yellow and sick after many test andbeing more scared then ever before I was told it was due to tylenol
TimAugust 28, 2014 at 1:46 am
TO: Tommy. There is no such thing as 800 mg tabs of Tylenol 3. In the United States, Tylenol 3 consists of Acetaminophen 300 mg with Codeine Phosphate 30 mg.
TommyAugust 13, 2014 at 5:52 pm
I took Tylenol 3 for about 4 years.One 800 mg tab,3 times a day.I was told I had liver function problems. Extreme sleepness.some dis orientation and memory problems. Pain in the lower left bottom ribcage area.
TheresaFebruary 7, 2014 at 6:12 pm
I recently lost my Mother due to Tylenol she suffered Complete liver failure and passed on Labor Day 2012. She was not a drinker we were told her liver shut down because of Tylenol because of an injury she suffered and two knee replacements. The doctors pushed pain meds that contained Tylenol in them on her and she never recovered! She didn't abuse the pain meds she took them as told but the Tylen[Show More]I recently lost my Mother due to Tylenol she suffered Complete liver failure and passed on Labor Day 2012. She was not a drinker we were told her liver shut down because of Tylenol because of an injury she suffered and two knee replacements. The doctors pushed pain meds that contained Tylenol in them on her and she never recovered! She didn't abuse the pain meds she took them as told but the Tylenol took its toll and before we knew it there was nothing they could do to save her life! I watched her suffer and her body go into early rigamortis before she died, she died in severe pain and agony. Tylenol should be banned to save people from ever suffering or watching someone you love suffer from such agony!!!!!
JoseMay 16, 2012 at 8:02 am
I was prescribed tylenol/codiene for 2 months and my blood results after a month or two showed hepatocellular injury and my doctor never told me what that means. Again, I was prescribed the same tylenol w/ codeine because of my joint pain and liver function test results showed high or abnormally elevated. What I'm concerned, my doctor never say anything about the abnormality.
lucky nichlsApril 23, 2012 at 4:43 am
If we ever needed free health care and meds, we most certainly do now. The laws that these pharmacutical companies are governed by do don't hold them accountable in a lot of cases. Why concern yourselves with the after effect if you are making big bucks. They are not liable for poor health, loss of income, homes, mental stability or even death. I have listed just a few. There only concern is the [Show More]If we ever needed free health care and meds, we most certainly do now. The laws that these pharmacutical companies are governed by do don't hold them accountable in a lot of cases. Why concern yourselves with the after effect if you are making big bucks. They are not liable for poor health, loss of income, homes, mental stability or even death. I have listed just a few. There only concern is the bottom line. Money!! You must start to wonder if you are getting what the prescription bottle says. Maybe, maybe not. Somebody is getting paid, you can bet its not you or me or all of the others who have suffered are suffering. Its a lot of greasy palms out there. Follow the money trail. Justice for all? Hardly.
lucky nicholsApril 23, 2012 at 4:31 am
To the entire panel. Eventhough it doesn't change anything, I feel your pain. My heart goes out to all of all. The loss of your health or loved one is a hard cross to bear. God Bless and Good Luck
stacyApril 8, 2012 at 4:40 pm
My son passed away at 17 days old, in 2009 from liver failure, due to the right dose given to him, on the Tylenol box. He had hirshsprungs. He was given the dose at home, so I could change his clostomy bag. He passed away 48 hours.later, at Primary Children's hospital.
lauraJanuary 28, 2012 at 2:01 pm
i had taken the bad batch of tylenol , i had severe stomach pain , and nausua , saw a dr , he said i would be fine , my symptoms persisted, 6 months later , i had to have surgery, i had a perforated ulcer, I feel the i was very sick because of that bad batch of tylenol , i had taken caused all my stomach problems, at the time of taken the bad batch of tylenol, i called johnson and johnson, i got n[Show More]i had taken the bad batch of tylenol , i had severe stomach pain , and nausua , saw a dr , he said i would be fine , my symptoms persisted, 6 months later , i had to have surgery, i had a perforated ulcer, I feel the i was very sick because of that bad batch of tylenol , i had taken caused all my stomach problems, at the time of taken the bad batch of tylenol, i called johnson and johnson, i got no reply back , on the information i provided them about my stomach pains at the time.
RobertJanuary 24, 2012 at 4:36 pm
I had Hepatitis B when I was 14-15. I have had many injurys since and have had more than a few surgeries. I have been on pain meds. now for 6 years. This year I have had to surgeries 4/10/11 and 1/3/12. Never a problem till the last as of today I am having continues nausea,problems with coordination, even the nausea meds do not help at times. Wonder if I am a canadate for this suit?
RcalleseJanuary 1, 2012 at 2:26 am
In 2005 had an injury due 2 new bifocals . Felt lousy took good old Tylenol for 3 or 4 days ... Woke up in hospital learned I had not one but 2 liver transplants! It was a year later. Yes , I am grateful to my organ donors.. God bless u and your families. As for the FDA and Johnson & Johnson manufacturers I hope u all get a uncuttable disease n suffer slowly b fore u die. Tylenol was suppose[Show More]In 2005 had an injury due 2 new bifocals . Felt lousy took good old Tylenol for 3 or 4 days ... Woke up in hospital learned I had not one but 2 liver transplants! It was a year later. Yes , I am grateful to my organ donors.. God bless u and your families. As for the FDA and Johnson & Johnson manufacturers I hope u all get a uncuttable disease n suffer slowly b fore u die. Tylenol was suppose 2 make me better... instead I can't afford anti- rejection meds that make me shake like I have symptoms of toureetes syndrome , diabetes and debts n iillnesses to mention wish I knew about these lawsuits sooner u have ruined my life there should b no statue of limitations when it is a health product issue! I have 2 suffer til the end of my days! Limitations what about mine?
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