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Childrens Tylenol Recall

Check your medicine cabinet, a division of Johnson and Johnson is recalling children's Tylenol. Several varieties of the painkiller are being recalled because of confusing information on the labels. The company says they could cause parents to give their kids too much of the over the counter medicine.

The recall involves the 80-milligram variety of Children's Tylenol Meltaways and Tylenol Softchews as well as the 160-milligram Junior Tylenol Meltaways.

The company says the blister packs have cavities that hold one tablet, while others hold two, leaving patients confused over whether one tablet or two are need for the desired 80-milligram dose printed on the package. In fact, two tablets actually provide one-hundred sixty milligrams of the active ingredient of Tylenol, twice the desired dose.

For more information about the children's Tylenol recall, log on to www.tylenol.com.

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